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1. The International FORUM of Fire Research Directors A Position Paper on Sustainability and Fire Safety
Published: 1/16/2012
Author: William L Grosshandler
Abstract: Construction of sustainable, energy efficient buildings, infrastructure and transportation systems is a worthwhile and necessary goal to address critical worldwide environmental and energy concerns. However, as societies move toward this goal, it is ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907181

2. Setting the Standard for Competing Globally: International Standards,Codes and Practices
Published: 10/21/2010
Author: William L Grosshandler
Abstract: The BFRL International Standards Workshop was held on June 29 and 30, 2009 to identify opportunities for standards development organizations and U.S. industry to optimize their global competitiveness through standards, codes, and practices. For the f ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907307

3. Building and Fire Research Laboratory Activities, Accomplishments, and Recognitions, 2010
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 838-20
Published: 1/25/2010
Authors: Kellie Ann Beall, William L Grosshandler, Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder
Abstract: BFRL is involved in a wide range of scientific, engineering, and investigative work for the building and fire safety communities. We address technical challenges in response to critical national needs, with a particular mission focus on measurement s ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904895

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Furnace Testing of Full-Scale Gypsum Steel Stud Non-Load Bearing Wall Assemblies: Results of Multi-Laboratory Testing in Canada, Japan, and USA
Published: 5/30/2008
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, William L Grosshandler, Tensei Mizukami
Abstract: The present paper discusses the results of a multiple laboratory test program aimed at determining the consistency of large scale furnace testing. The North American Fire Testing Laboratories Consortium (NAFTL) organized a multiple laboratory test p ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900116

8. Analysis of Inter-laboratory Testing of Non-loadbearing Gypsum/Steel-Stud Wall Assemblies
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7471
Published: 12/1/2007
Authors: William L Grosshandler, Samuel L Manzello, Alexander Maranghides, T Mizukami
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of a test program conducted in 2006 and 2007 by the North American Fire Testing Laboratories (NAFTL) consortium. Gypsum/steel-stud wall assemblies, nominally rated at 1-h, were tested by six different organizations ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916652

9. Reconstructing the Station Nightclub Fire: Computer Modeling of the Fire Growth and Spread
Published: 9/1/2007
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Daniel Madrzykowski, William L Grosshandler
Abstract: On February 20, 2003, during a band performance, pyrotechnics ignited foam insulation lining the walls and ceiling of the platform that was being used as a stage in The Station Nightclub, Rhode Island, USA. The fire spread quickly along the foam line ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900085

10. Reconstructing the Station Nightclub Fire: Materials Testing and Small-Scale Experiments.
Published: 9/1/2007
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Daniel Madrzykowski, William L Grosshandler
Abstract: On February 20, 2003, during a band performance, pyrotechnics ignited foam insulation lining the walls and ceiling of the platform that was being used as a stage in The Station nightclub, Rhode Island, USA. The fire spread quickly along the foam line ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900089



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