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31. Report of the Technical Investigation of The Station Nightclub Fire (NIST NCSTAR 2) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 2
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/30/2005
Authors: William L Grosshandler, Nelson P Bryner, Daniel Madrzykowski, K Kuntz
Abstract: A fire occurred on the night of Feb. 20, 2003, in The Station nightclub at 211 Cowesett Avenue, West Warwick, Rhode Island. A band that was on the platform that night, during its performance, used pyrotechnics that ignited polyurethane foam insulatio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908938

32. Estimating Temperatures in Compartment Fires
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 12/31/2002
Authors: William D. Walton, Phillip H. Thomas
Abstract: The ability to predict temperattures developed in compartment fires is of great significance to the fire protection professional. There are many uses for the knowledge of compartment fire temperatures, including the prediction of (1) the onset of ha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907752

33. Simulation of the Dynamics of the Fire at 3146 Cherry Road NE Washington D.C., May 30, 1999 (NISTIR 6510)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6510
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 4/30/2000
Authors: Daniel Madrzykowski, R Vettori
Abstract: This report describes the results of calculations using the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) that were performed to provide insight on the thermal conditions that may have occurred during the fire at 3146 Cherry Road NE, Washington D.C. on May 30, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908795

34. Scotch Pine Christmas Tree Fire Tests. REPORT OF TEST FR 4010
Series: OTHER
Report Number: 4010
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 12/1/1999
Authors: D W. Stroup, Laurean Ashley DeLauter, Jack C. Lee, G Roadarmel
Abstract: A series of fire tests were conducted to characterize the potential hazard from ignition of Scotch Pine Christmas trees. Heat release rate was measured as a function of time from ignition using a large calorimeter. In addition, radiative flux and t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907753

35. Santa Ana Fire Department Experiment at 1315 South Bristol, July 14, 1994. Report of Test.
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 8/31/1994
Authors: Anthony D Putorti Jr, William D. Walton, W H. Twilley, Scott Deal, J. C. Albers
Abstract: The Santa Ana Fire Department of Santa Ana, California conducted a series of fire experiments in residences on South Bristol Street in the city of Santa Ana in July, 1994. NIST provided technical support, consisting of measurements of fire phenomena ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907750

36. Analysis of the Happyland Social Club Fire With HAZARD I
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 12/31/1992
Authors: Richard W. Bukowski, Robert C. Spetzler
Abstract: The paper presents the reconstruction of the Happyland Social Club fire using the HAZARD I fire hazard assessment method along with an examination of four potential mitigation strategies: automatic sprinklers, a door at the base of the stairway to th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908806

37. Engineering View of the Fire of May 4, 1988 in the First Interstate Bank Building, Los Angeles, California (NIST IR 89-4061)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 89-4061
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/31/1989
Author: Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: The course of the fire is traced in terms of developing fire phenomena. Special emphasis is given to burning rate of building furnishings, smoke layer temperature, layer level, oxygen consumption, combustion efficiency, flashover, exterior fire propa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908807

38. Engineering Analysis of the Early Stages of Fire Development--The Fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel and Casino--December 31, 1986 (NBS IR 87-3560)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 87-3560
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 5/29/1987
Author: Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: This report presents the methods and results of an analysis of the fire development rhough the first and second floors during the December 31, 1986 fire in the Dupont Plaza Hotel and Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908808



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