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61. Environmental Concerns of Fires: Facts, Figures, Questions and New Challenges for the Future
Published: 7/7/2004
Authors: G Marlair, M Simonson, Richard George Gann
Abstract: The effect of fires on the environment has been increasingly in the public eye since the chemical warehouse accident in the Sandoz facility in Schweizerhalle in November 1986. This paper presents a discussion of this accident together with a represen ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861309

62. Fire Performance of Partition Assemblies
Published: 7/7/2004
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Richard George Gann, S R. Kukuck, Kuldeep R Prasad, Walter William Jones
Abstract: For nearly a century, the cornerstone of fire safety in buildings has been the ability to confine a fire for a time sufficient for people to reach safety and for successful fire suppression activity. To effect this, the partitions in a building (wal ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861301

63. On the Use of Bench-scale Smoke Toxicity Data in Fire Hazard and Risk Assessment
Published: 7/7/2004
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: This paper outlines a need for accurate determination of the incapacitating potency of effluent from burning commercial products for use in fire risk and hazard analysis. Most such data will be derived from gas yield measurements in bench-scale appa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861292

64. Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NPG)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1457
Published: 1/1/2004
Author: Richard George Gann
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908955

65. Next Generation Fire Suppression technology Progam (NGP)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1457
Published: 1/1/2004
Author: Richard George Gann
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908962

66. Robustness of Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes With ASTM Method E2187-02b.
Report Number: 1454
Published: 12/1/2003
Authors: Richard George Gann, W F Guthrie
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101280

67. Papers from 1991-2003 Halon Options Technical Working Conferences (HOTWC)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 984-1
Published: 9/1/2003
Authors: Richard George Gann, Star R Burgess, Paul A Reneke
Abstract: As a result of the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the 1990 U.S. Clean Air Act, there began a movement toward phaseout of the use of the halon fire suppressants. The HOTWC was initiated as a forum for such contr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861262

68. International Study of Sublethal Effects of Fire Smoke on Survivability and Health
Published: 7/11/2003
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: It has long been realized that the sublethal effects of smoke can affect survival in fires, but only sparse data were available on which to base fire safety decisions. A recent draft standard under considerat0ion in the International Standards Organ ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860040

69. Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program: Fy2003 Progress
Published: 5/15/2003
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: The Department of Defense's Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP) has completed its sixth year of research with a goal to develop and demonstrate technology for economically feasible, environmentally acceptable and user-safe proce ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861226

70. Smoke Component Yields From Room-Scale Fire Tests (NIST TN 1453)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1453
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, Erik L Johnsson, Marc R Nyden, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: This report presents the methodology for and results from a series of room-scale fire tests to produce data on the yields of toxic products in both pre-flashover and post-flashover fires. The combustibles examined were: a sofa made of upholstered cu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913100



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