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41. Dispersed Liquid Agent Fire Suppression Screen Apparatus
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6319
Published: 7/1/1999
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Michelle K Donnelly, William L. Grosshandler, N C Prive
Abstract: The design, construction, demonstraion and operation of a bench-scale device capable of screening the fire suppression efficiency of liquid agents are described in detail in this report. The apparatus is based on a well-characterized flame, a means t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909129

42. Evaluating Multi-Sensor Fire Detectors in the Fire Emulator/Detector Evaluator
Published: 6/29/1999
Authors: Thomas George Cleary, Michael D. Anderson, Jason D Averill, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: NIST has developed the Fire Emulator/Detector Evaluator (FE/DE) for the purpose of testing detectors in a controlled environment. The FE/DE is a flow tunnel where fire or nuisance source characteristics can be controlled so that a detector placed in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912163

43. On the Design of an Apparatus for Screening Liquid Fire Suppressants
Published: 6/29/1999
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Michelle K Donnelly, N C Prive, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: This paper discusses the design and use of an apparatus for evaluating the effectiveness of liquid fire suppression agents as possible replacements for halon 1301. The apparatus consists of a porous cylindrical burner located in the test section of a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911534

44. Vapor Nucleation in a Cryogenic Fluid/Dissolved Nitrogen Mixture During Rapid Depressurization
Published: 5/1/1999
Authors: J C Yang, T G Cleary, Marcia L Huber, William L. Grosshandler
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=100766

45. Recent Results from the Dispersed liquid Agent Fire Suppression Screen
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 984-4
Published: 4/27/1999
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Michelle K Donnelly, William L. Grosshandler, N C Prive
Abstract: Mosl or the current methods for fire suppression efficiency screening (e.2.. cup burners) are designed for evaluating gaseous fire suppression agents. Potential uses of liquid agents as halon replacements have been recently proposed in several appl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909144

46. Suppressant Performance Evaluation in a Baffle-Stabilized Pool Fire
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 984-4
Published: 4/27/1999
Authors: William L. Grosshandler, S R. Charagundla, Michelle K Donnelly, Cary Presser
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909141

47. Smoke Detector Response to Nuisance Aerosols
Published: 3/16/1999
Authors: Thomas George Cleary, William L. Grosshandler, Artur A Chernovsky
Abstract: The worth of a fire detector is determined as much by its ability not to respond to stimuli that are generated from non-threatening sources as to respond in a timely manner to an actual fire. Photo-electric and ionization smoke detectors react to a g ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910097

48. Fire Suppression Efficiency Screening Using a Counterflow Cylindrical Burner
Published: 3/15/1999
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Michelle K Donnelly, N C Prive, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: The design and validation of a counterflow cylindrical burner for fire suppression efficiency screening are described. The stability limits of the burner were mapped using various fuel (propane) and oxidizer (air) flows. The stability enveloped compa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911505

49. Design and Uncertainty Analysis of a Second-Generation Convective Heat Flux Calibration Facility
Series: OTHER
Published: 1/1/1999
Authors: David G Holmberg, C A. Womeldorf, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards nad Technology has developed a convective heat flux facility to allow calibration of heat flux sensors. The facility consists of a small wind tunnel that produces a two-dimensional laminar boundary layer across a h ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910701

50. Vapor Nucleation in a Cryogenic-Fluid-Dissovled-Nitrogen Mixture During Rapid Depressurization
Published: 1/1/1999
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Thomas George Cleary, Marcia L Huber, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: The behaviour of four cryogenic-fluid-dissolved-nitrogen mixtures inside a pressure vessel during rapid depressurization was investigated through experiment. The four fluids studied were CF3I, FC-218 (C3F8), HFC-125 (C2HF5), and CF3Br. Depressurizati ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911581



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