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11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. 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 ...

14. Sprinkler Use Decisioning
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Priya D Lavappa, David T Butry

15. High Throughput Techniques for Fire Retardant Materials Development
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 1/5/2010
Authors: Rick D Davis, Richard E. Lyon
Abstract: None was required. Here is the last paragraph of the introduction. In this chapter are examples of how we used HT to accelerate knowledge about polymer materials. The first case study describes the development and application of HT tools and meth ...

16. Rethinking Egress: A Vision for the Future
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1647
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 11/30/2009
Authors: Jason D Averill, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: New technologies and research are redefining the state-of-the-art in building evacuation. The time is right to rethink the entire infrastructure of egress from buildings in light new opportunities to address the economic and life-safety issues. App ...

17. Improved Understanding of Thermal Agent Fire Suppression Mechanisms from Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling with Idealized Surrogate Agents
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 8/4/2008
Author: William M Pitts
Abstract: Fire suppression agents that derive their entire effectiveness from physical processes are known as thermal agents. Thermal agents operate by lowering the flame temperature through dilution, heat absorption, and thermal diffusion. Two aspects of thes ...

18. Impact of a Residential Sprinkler on the Heat Release Rate of a Christmas Tree Fire
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 5/1/2008
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: Although the number of Christmas tree fires is low, the fires carry a higher level of hazard than other fires that occur in a residential structure. This study, supported by the U. S. Fire Administration, has the following three objectives: 1) chara ...

19. Using CFAST to Estimate the Efficiency of Filtering Particulates in a Building (NIST IR 7498)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7498
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 4/30/2008
Authors: Walter William Jones, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: CFAST is a two-zone fire model used to calculate the evolving distribution of smoke, fire gases and temperature throughout compartments of a constructed facility during a fire. The modeling equations used in CFAST take the mathematical form of an ini ...

20. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/2/2007
Authors: David T Butry, M H. Brown, S Fuller
Abstract: This report documents a benefit-cost analysis performed to measure the expected present value of net benefits resulting from the installation of a multipurpose network fire sprinkler system in a newly-constructed, single-family house. The benefits an ...

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