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11. 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

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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906807

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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902175

14. 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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909222

15. Transport of High Boiling-Point Fire Suppressants in a Droplet-Laden Homogeneous Turbulent Flow Past a Heated Cylinder
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 12/1/2006
Authors: Cary Presser, C Avedisian
Abstract: Liquid agent transport was investigated around an unheated and heated cylinder (to a near-surface temperature of approximately 423 K) under ambient conditions. Experimental results are presented for a well-characterized, droplet-laden homogenous tur ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=830898

16. CFAST Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6): Technical Reference Guide
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1026
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 12/1/2005
Authors: Walter William Jones, Richard D Peacock, Glenn P Forney, Paul A Reneke
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861384

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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



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