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1. 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

2. 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

3. 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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860105

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. Evaluating Fire Blocking Performance of Barrier Fabrics
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 10/15/2013
Authors: Shonali Nazare, William M Pitts, Shaun M. Flynn, John R Shields, Rick D Davis
Abstract: The purpose of fire blocking barrier materials is to reduce the flammability of soft furnishings ( mattresses and upholstered furniture) by preventing or delaying direct flame impingement from open flames and/or heat transfer from smoldering igniti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913773



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