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11. Hardening Structures to Resist Wildland-Urban (WUI) Fire Exposures
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 11/14/2014
Author: Samuel L Manzello
Abstract: Wildfires that spread into communities, referred to as Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires, have destroyed communities throughout the world. In the USA, over 46 million homes in 70,000 communities are at risk of WUI fires [1-2]. Historically, fir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916330

12. Performance of Physical Structures in Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: A Reconnaissance Report (NIST TN 1476)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1476
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 6/30/2006
Authors: Stephen A Cauffman, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, William P. Fritz, Dat Duthinh, Walter J. Rossiter Jr
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) led-reconnaissance to assess the performance of physical structures during Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. The report describes the environmental conditions ( ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908281

13. Structural design for fire conditions: reliability-based resistance criteria
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 5/4/2013
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Bruce Ellingwood
Abstract: The new paradigm of performance-based fire engineering (PBFE), with its systematic approach to identifying building performance objectives, quantitative structural analysis to verify that these objectives have been achieved, and management of uncerta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913193

14. Summary of Workshop for Fire-Structure Interaction and Large Outdoor Fires Operation Tomodachi: Fire Research
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1189
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 5/7/2015
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka Suzuki
Abstract: NIST‰s Engineering Laboratory (EL-NIST) hosted ,Operation Tomodachi ‹ Fire ResearchŠ on March 16-18, 2015 in Gaithersburg, MD USA. Tomodachi means friendship in Japanese. This workshop was organized by Dr. Samuel L. Manzello of EL-NIST in par ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918364

15. The new and improved NIST Dragon‰s LAIR (Lofting and Ignition Research) Facility: Coupling the Reduced Scale Continuous Feed Firebrand Generator to Bench Scale Wind Tunnel
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 10/12/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki
Abstract: The present investigation was undertaken to construct a new and improved Dragon‰s LAIR facility. This entailed removing the NIST Baby Dragon from the wind tunnel facility and inserting the new and improved NIST continuous feed Baby Dragon. The uni ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908445

16. Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Research Needs- Summary Report
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1150
Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Resilience
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Erik L Johnsson
Abstract: In response to the increasing losses due to WUI fires and to ensure that measurement science keeps pace with needed improvements in materials, fire-resistant design, mitigation response, and building and fire codes, NIST sponsored the Workshop ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913016



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