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11. Firebrand Production from Building Components Fitted with Siding Treatments
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/1/2016
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka Suzuki
Abstract: Firebrand production from real-scale building components under well-controlled laboratory conditions was investigated. Re-entrant corner assemblies were ignited and during the combustion process, firebrands were collected to determine the size/mas ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918590

12. Methodology to Analyze Wind Pressure Data on Components and Cladding of Low-Rise Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1903
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/29/2015
Authors: Dat Duthinh, Joseph A Main
Abstract: This note establishes a method to analyze wind pressure data on cladding and components of low-rise buildings using the National Institute of Standards and Technology-University of Western Ontario (NIST-UWO) database. The aerodynamic pressures induc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919399

13. CFAST ‹ Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 7) Volume 2: User‰s Guide
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/15/2015
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Paul A Reneke, Glenn P Forney
Abstract: CFAST is a two-zone fire model capable of predicting the environment in a multi-compartment structure subjected to a fire. It calculates the time evolving distribution of smoke and gaseous combustion products as well as the temperature throughout a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918481

14. Comparative study of methods to measure the density of Cementitious powders
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/14/2015
Authors: Michelle Annette Helsel, Chiara F Ferraris, Dale P Bentz
Abstract: The accurate measurement of the density of hydraulic cement plays an essential role in the determination of concrete mixture proportions. As more supplementary cementitious materials (SCM), such as fly ash and slag, or cement replacement materials, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917856

15. An Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Performance Testbed
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8089
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/10/2015
Authors: Richard Candell, Timothy Aaron Zimmerman, Keith A Stouffer
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a cybersecurity performance testbed for industrial control systems. The goal of the testbed is to measure the performance of industrial control systems (ICS) when instrumente ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919407

16. Using Coupled Energy, Airflow and IAQ Software (TRNSYS/CONTAM) to Evaluate Building Ventilation Strategies
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/10/2015
Authors: William S Dols, Steven J Emmerich, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: Building energy analysis tools are available in many forms that provide the ability to address a broad spectrum of energy-related issues in various combinations. Often these tools operate in isolation from one another, making it difficult to evaluate ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919766

17. Energy Use Consequences of Ventilating a Net-Zero Energy House
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/2/2015
Authors: Lisa C Ng, William V Payne
Abstract: A Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) has been constructed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland to demonstrate that a home similar in size, aesthetics, and amenities to those in the sur ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918335

18. Millimeter-Wave Near-Field Measurements Using Coordinated Robotics
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2015
Authors: Joshua A Gordon, David R Novotny, Ronald Curtis Wittmann, Michael H Francis, Miranda Leigh Butler, Jeffrey R Guerrieri
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST) recently developed a new robotic scanning system for performing near-field measurements at millimeter-wave (mm-wave)frequencies above 100 GHz, the configurable robotic millimeterwave antenna (C ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916450

19. Towards the Development of a Documentary Standard for Derived-Point to Derived-Point Distance Performance Evaluation of Spherical Coordinate 3D Imaging Systems
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/30/2015
Authors: Balasubramanian Muralikrishnan, Katharine M Shilling, Prem Kumar Rachakonda, Wei Ren, Vincent D Lee, Daniel S Sawyer
Abstract: This paper describes ongoing research work within the Dimensional Metrology Group (DMG) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in support of the development of a documentary standard for derived-point to derived-point distance p ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917419

20. Millimeter-Wave Near-Field Measurements Using Coordinated Robotics
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/29/2015
Authors: Joshua A Gordon, David R Novotny, Michael H Francis, Ronald Curtis Wittmann, Alexandra E Curtin, Miranda Leigh Butler, Jeffrey R Guerrieri
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Tech- nology (NIST) recently developed a new robotic scan- ning system for performing near-field measurements at millimeter-wave frequencies above 100 GHz, the CROMMA (Configurable Robotic Millimeter-Wave A ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918428



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