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21. Interlaboratory Study of Alternate Filter Papers for Use in ASTM E 2187
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1649
Published: 12/11/2009
Authors: Richard George Gann, William F Guthrie
Abstract: ASTM E 2187 has become the internationally referenced standard for designing and specifying less fire-prone cigarettes. In this test method, a lit cigarette is laid on multiple layers of filter paper, and the observer identifies whether the cigarett ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904159

22. Modification of ASTM E 2187 for Measuring the Ignition Propensity of Conventional Cigarettes
Published: 11/23/2009
Authors: Richard George Gann, Edward J Hnetkovsky
Abstract: Current existing and proposed U.S. flammability standards for soft furnishings such as mattresses and upholstered furniture specify a standard cigarette as the ignition source in smoldering resistance performance tests. With the increasing prevale ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903205

23. Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7, Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A)
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Published: 11/20/2008
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: This report describes how the fires that followed the impact of debris from the collapse of WTC 1 (the north tower) led to the collapse of WTC 7; an evaluation of the building evacuation and emergency response procedures; what procedures and practice ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861610

24. Fire Effluent, People, and Standards: Standardization Philosophy for the Effects of Fire Effluent on Human Tenability ON HUMAN TENABILITY
Published: 11/11/2008
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: It has been known for decades that people die from inhaling fire gases and that visible smoke presents challenges to people trying to escape from fires in homes, transportation vehicles, and commercial buildings. Within the current decade, there has ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861647

25. USE OF COMBUSTION EFFLUENT DATA IN TENABILITY ASSESSMENT
Published: 11/11/2008
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: Typical prescriptive and performance-based assessments of life safety in building fires do not explicitly consider the contributions of the toxic potency of combustion gases, smoke obscuration, or the thermal and radiative environment. This paper ch ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861648

26. Sensitivity of a Smoke Toxicity Test Method to Test Conditions
Published: 9/26/2008
Authors: Nathan D Marsh, Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, Marc R. Nyden
Abstract: Experiments have been conducted in the NFPA 269/ASTM E 1678 radiant apparatus to determine the sensitivity of toxic gas generation to atmospheric oxygen availability and to the conformation of the test specimen.  CO and HCN generation can be dep ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861504

27. Combustion Products and Their Effects on Life Safety.
Published: 9/1/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900093

28. Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, William L Grosshandler, Hai Sang Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W Gayle, John L Gross, Therese P McAllister, Jason D Averill, James R. Lawson, Harold E. Nelson, Stephen A Cauffman
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. This report describes how the fir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909254

29. Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 (Volume 1). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-9
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, John L Gross, William L Grosshandler, James R. Lawson, Kevin B McGrattan, William M Pitts, Kuldeep R Prasad, Fahim Sadek, Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: This is the primary technical report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. The investigation obj ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909256

30. Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 (Volume 2). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-9
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, John L Gross, William L Grosshandler, James R. Lawson, Kevin B McGrattan, William M Pitts, Kuldeep R Prasad, Fahim Sadek, Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: This is the primary technical report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. The investigation obj ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909257



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