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11. A Literature Review of the Effects of Fire Smoke on Electrical Equipment
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1769
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 7/31/2012
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Thomas George Cleary, Paul A Reneke, Daniel Murphy
Abstract: A review is presented of the state of the art of smoke production measurement, prediction of smoke impact as part of computer-based fire modeling, and measurement and prediction of the impact of smoke through deposition of soot on and corrosion of el ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908085

12. Building Occupant Safety Research 2012
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1131
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 5/17/2012
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Erica D Kuligowski, Jason D Averill
Abstract: Historically, building egress systems have evolved in response to specific large loss incidents. Currently, systems are designed around a concept of providing stair capacity for the largest occupant load floor in the building with little or no cons ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911370

13. Strategic Roadmap for Fire Risk Reduction in Buildings and Communities
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1130
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 4/18/2012
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner, Rick D Davis, David T Butry, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Daniel Madrzykowski, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: The burden of fire on the U.S. economy continues to be large, comprising approximately $280 billion annually, or 2 percent of GDP. Over the last 30 years, civilian fire deaths and injuries have decreased due to the efforts of many people and org ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909653

14. Overall and Local Movement Speeds During Fire Drill Evacuations in Buildings up to 31 Stories
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 7/1/2011
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Bryan L. Hoskins, Erica D Kuligowski
Abstract: The time that it takes an occupant population to reach safety when descending a stairwell during building evacuations is typically described by measureable engineering variables such as stairwell geometry, speed, density, and pre-evacuation delay. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906969

15. Five Grand Challenges in Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 6/6/2011
Author: Jason D Averill
Abstract: This paper identifies five grand challenges in the multidisciplinary field of pedestrian and evacuation dynamics (PED). In order to maximize the ef-fectiveness of limited resources, the PED community would benefit greatly from a prioritized, consens ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906566

16. Technical Study of the Sofa Super Store Fire, South Carolina, June 18, 2007, Volume I
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1118
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/14/2011
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Stephen P. Fuss, Bryan W. Klein, Anthony D Putorti Jr
Abstract: A fire occurred on the evening of June 18, 2007, in the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, SC. NIST analyzed the fire ground, consulted with other experts, and performed computer simulations of fire growth alternatives. Based on these analyses, the foll ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908200

17. Technical Study of the Sofa Super Store Fire, South Carolina, June 18, 2007, Volume II (Appendices)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1119
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/14/2011
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Stephen P. Fuss, Bryan W. Klein, Anthony D Putorti Jr
Abstract: A fire occurred on the evening of June 18, 2007, in the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, SC. NIST analyzed the fire ground, consulted with other experts, and performed computer simulations of fire growth alternatives. Based on these analyses, the foll ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908201

18. High Pressure Release and Dispersion of Hydrogen in a Partially Enclosed Compartment
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/1/2011
Authors: Kuldeep R Prasad, Thomas George Cleary, William M Pitts, Jiann C Yang
Abstract: The study of compressed hydrogen release from high-pressure storage systems has practical application for hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Such releases may occur either due to accidental damage to a storage tank or connecting piping, or direct ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906807

19. Clean agent suppression of energized electrical equipment fires
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 1/3/2011
Author: Gregory T Linteris
Abstract: The NFPA 2001 standard on the use of clean agents for the suppression of fires arose from the phase-out of Halon 1301. Standard methods exists for specifying the amount of clean agent required for Class A and Class B fires, but the recommendation fo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902175

20. Sprinkler Use Decisioning
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Priya D Lavappa, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906825



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