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21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. Chapter 2Combustion Products and Their Effects on Life Safety
Published: 6/30/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: All combustibles produce heat and smoke that, in sufficiently high concentration, may be hazardous to life safety. Incapacitation can result from exposure to the asphyxiant gases, irritant gases, and heat. Irritant gases and visible smoke can reduce ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861404

29. Collected Publications From the Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1069-1
Published: 12/6/2007
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: In its decade of systematic research (1997-2006), the NGP revitalized the field of fire suppression science. The NGP arose as a result of a discovery that garnered the Nobel Prize for two accomplished chemists and legislation that turned science int ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861464

30. Advanced Technology for Fire Suppression in Aircraft
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1069
Published: 11/6/2007
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: In its decade of systematic research (1997-2006), the NGP revitalized the field of fire suppression science. The NGP arose as a result of a discovery that garnered the Nobel Prize for two accomplished chemists and legislation that turned science int ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861443



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