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Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 9/1/2013
Author: Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: This article identifies research needs in automotive fire protection. The work focuses on the problem of post-collision vehicle fires. Recent fire suppression research is cited with special attention given to results cited in the literature as well ...

22. Reducing the Risk of Fire in Buildings and Communities
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Richard George Gann, Rick D Davis, Daniel Madrzykowski, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: Fire costs and losses are a significant life safety and economic burden on society comprising about two percent of the United States gross domestic product. This paper presents the results of a roadmap developed by the National Institute of Standar ...

23. 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 ...

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. 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 ...

27. 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, ...

28. Smart Firefighting Workshop Summary Report
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1174
Topic: Fire Protection Technologies
Published: 8/6/2014
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Nelson P Bryner, Albert W Jones, Galen H Koepke, casey grant, Anand Raghunathan
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the Smart Firefighting Workshop held March 24 and 25, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia and sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Workshop provided a forum to help identify ...

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

30. 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 ...

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