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11. Numerical Simulations of Gas-Phase Interactions of Phosphorus-Containing Compounds with Cup-Burner Flames
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/5/2015
Authors: Gregory T Linteris, Fumiaki Takahashi, Viswanath R Katta, Valeri Ivan Babushok
Abstract: Computation has been performed for a methane-air co-flow diffusion flame, in the cup-burner configuration, with a phosphorus- containing compound (PCC), dimethyl methylphosphonate (DMMP) or phosphoric acid, added to the oxidizer stream. The time- ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917847

12. Infiltration and Ventilation in a Very Tight Home
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/23/2015
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: The Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) was constructed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support the development and adoption of cost-effective net zero energy designs and technologies. Key design objecti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918999

13. CONTAM User Guide and Program Documentation Version 3.2
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1887
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/4/2015
Authors: William S Dols, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: This manual describes the computer program CONTAM version 3.2 developed by NIST. CONTAM is a multizone indoor air quality and ventilation analysis program designed to help you determine: airflow rates and pressures ‹ infiltration, exfiltration, and r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918910

14. Challenges in the Development of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Standards
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/1/2015
Author: Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Building ventilation has long been recognized for its role in occupant health, comfort and productivity, with some of the first recommendations on building ventilation rates published in the 19th century. These recommendations were transformed into m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917867

15. Validation of Fire Models Applied to Nuclear Power Plant Safety
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/1/2015
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Richard D Peacock, Kristopher J Overholt
Abstract: The paper highlights key components of a fire model validation study conducted by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Electric Power Research Institute. These include the selection of fire phenomena of interest to nuclear power plant saf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916446

16. Re-Certification of SRM 2492: Bingham Paste Mixture for Rheological Measurements
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 260-182
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/25/2015
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Alex Olivas, William F Guthrie, Blaza Toman
Abstract: Rheological measurements are often performed using a rotational rheometer. In this type of rheometer, the tested fluid is sheared between two surfaces, one of which is rotating [1]. Usually, an angular velocity is imposed on the fluid (through the ro ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918347

17. Diffraction limited focusing and directing of gap plasmons by a metal-dielectric-metal lens
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/24/2015
Authors: Brian Scott Dennis, David Czaplewski, Michael Haftel, Daniel Lopez, Girsh Blumberg, Vladimir A Aksyuk
Abstract: Passive optical elements can play key roles in photonic applications such as plasmonic integrated circuits. Here we experimentally demonstrate passive gap-plasmon focusing and directing in two-dimensions. This is accomplished using a high numerical-a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918737

18. Performance of a dual Fabry-Perot cavity refractometer
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/18/2015
Authors: Patrick F Egan, Jack A Stone Jr., Jay H Hendricks, Jacob E Ricker, Gregory E Scace, Gregory F Strouse
Abstract: We have built and characterized a refractometer that utilizes two Fabry-Perot cavities formed on a dimensionally stable spacer. In the typical mode of operation, one cavity is held at vacuum and the other cavity is filled with nitrogen gas. The dif ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918403

19. Using the Amplitude Variation of a Reverberation Chamber Channel to Predict the Synchronization of a Wireless Digital Communication Test System
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/16/2015
Authors: Ray R Tanuhardja, Luis Alberto Gonzalez, Chih-Ming Wang, William F Young, Catherine A Remley
Abstract: This contribution discusses the use of a metric based on the amplitude variation of a channel in the signal bandwidth to predict whether or not a digital wireless communication test system receiver will be able to demodulate a test signal. This metri ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917958

20. Ignition of Wood Fencing Assemblies Exposed to Continuous-Wind Driven Firebrand Showers
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/30/2015
Authors: Sayaka Suzuki, Erik L Johnsson, Alexander Maranghides, Samuel L Manzello
Abstract: A series of experiments were conducted to examine ignition of wood fencing assemblies subjected to continuous, wind-driven firebrand showers. Specifically, Western Red Cedar and Redwood fencing assemblies were exposed to continuous, wind-driven ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915957



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