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1. A dimensional analysis on firebrand penetration through a mesh screen
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 11/15/2015
Authors: Jiann C Yang, Samuel L Manzello
Abstract: A dimensional analysis on firebrand penetration through a mesh screen was carried out to provide a framework to correlate a limited set of experimental data previously reported by Manzello et al. (2011). Two dimensionless variables were obtained. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917757

2. Validation of Fire Models Applied to Nuclear Power Plant Safety
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/1/2015
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Richard D Peacock, Kristopher J Overholt
Abstract: The paper highlights key components of a fire model validation study conducted by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Electric Power Research Institute. These include the selection of fire phenomena of interest to nuclear power plant saf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916446

3. Risk-Informed Performance-Based Design Concepts and Framework
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/31/2015
Authors: Brian J Meacham, Alberto Alvarez-Rodriguez
Abstract: A new framework for a risk-informed performance-based approach to fire safety analysis and design has been proposed. It is structured around a paradigm in which the performance analysis is conducted relative to the performance of a building-occupan ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918269

4. A Review of Test Methods for Determining Protective Capabilities of Fire Fighter Protective Clothing from Steam
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1861
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 2/5/2015
Authors: Shonali Nazare, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: Primary focus of this paper is to review existing test methods that quantify steam burn injuries and to compare bench-scale test methods that use pre-wetted samples as opposed to external steam exposures to evaluate heat and moisture transfer i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917100

5. White Paper on Fire Behavior of Steel Structures
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/18/2014
Authors: Maria Garlock, Jo? Kruppa, Guo-Qiang Li, Li, Bin Zhao
Abstract: This white paper presents the state-of-the-art of large-scale experiments, modeling, and performance-based design efforts in fire behavior of steel structures
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917270

6. White Paper on Fire Resistance of Timber Structures
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/18/2014
Authors: Andrew Buchanan, Birgit SP Wood Technology, Sweden ¿tman, Andrea Frangi
Abstract: Fire resistance of timber structures is a very large field. In order to keep this document relatively small, the scope of is limited as follows: , This report attempts to define a Performance-Based framework for the fire safety design of multi-sto ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917273

7. Stair Evacuation of People with Mobility Impairments
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 3/3/2014
Authors: Erica D Kuligowski, Richard D Peacock, Bryan Hoskins, Emily Wiess
Abstract: The time that it takes a population to reach safety when descending a stairwell during building evacuations is typically described by measureable engineering variables. These engineering variables include stairwell geometry, speed, density, and p ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913462

8. Fire Dynamics Simulator, Technical Reference Guide, Sixth Edition
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1018
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 11/4/2013
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Randall Joseph McDermott, Craig G Weinschenk, Glenn P Forney
Abstract: This document provides the theoretical basis for the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), following the general framework set forth in the ,Standard Guide for Evaluating the Predictive Capability of Deterministic Fire Models,Š ASTM E 1355. It is a four v ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913618

9. Finite-element models of the National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL)and modular support structure
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7886
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 10/26/2012
Author: Dat Duthinh
Abstract: This report documents the development of finite-element models (FEM) of the National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) and its modular support structure. The models enable a future user of the NFRL to add a potential test structure and perform thermal ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912175

10. 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



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