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31. Summary of Workshop for Fire-Structure Interaction and Large Outdoor Fires Operation Tomodachi: Fire Research
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1189
Topic: Building and Fire Research
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

32. Research Needs to Advance Concrete Pumping Technology
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1866
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 4/10/2015
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys, Myoungsung Choi, Van Bui, Trey Hamilton, Didier Lootens
Abstract: With the increasing use of pumping to place concrete, the development and refinement of the industry practice to ensure successful concrete pumping is becoming an important need for the concrete construction industry. To date, research on concret ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916377

33. Compact Nano-Mechanical Plasmonic Phase Modulators
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 4/1/2015
Authors: Brian Scott Dennis, Michael Haftel, David Czaplewski, Daniel Lopez, Girsh Blumberg, Vladimir A Aksyuk
Abstract: The miniaturization of photonic devices is fundamentally limited by the index of refraction of the constituent materials if light is confined in dielectric nanostructures. By coupling electromagnetic fields to metal‰s free electrons plasmonic devices ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917155

34. Field Measurement of Ventilation Rates
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/18/2015
Author: Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Ventilation rates have significant impacts on building energy use and indoor contaminant concentrations, making them key parameters in evaluating building performance. Ventilation rates have been measured in buildings for many decades and there are m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917663

35. Measuring a Device's Susceptibility to LTE: Preliminary Approaches
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/15/2015
Authors: Jason B Coder, John M Ladbury
Abstract: Previous testing has shown that measuring a device‰s susceptibility to a radiated, broadband signal can present a different set of challenges than those faced when testing with a narrow-band signal. Decisions ranging from choosing a measurement f ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917739

36. Exothermic Reaction of Halogenated Hydrocarbons: WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1871
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/13/2015
Authors: Gregory T Linteris, Jeffrey A Manion
Abstract: A workshop was held at NIST Gaithersburg on October 27 and 28, 2014 to discuss the exothermic reaction of halogenated hydrocarbons. The industries that gathered to discuss the topic were the fire suppression, fire suppression in aircraft, and He ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918023

37. Layer Double Hydroxide and Sodium Montmorillonite Multilayer Coatings for the Flammability Reduction of Flexible Polyurethane Foams
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/9/2015
Authors: Rick D Davis, Yu-Chin Li, John R Shields
Abstract: Flexible polyurethane foam (PUF) is coated by layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly using branched polyethyleneimine (BPEI), poly(acrylic acid) (PAA), and two different charged nanoparticles, such as sodium montmorillonite (Na-MMT) and layered double hydroxi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917079

38. Characterizing Indoor Air- Quality Performance Using a Graphical Approach
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1868
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/3/2015
Authors: Kevin Yale Teichman, Cynthia H. Reed, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: In this paper, we describe and demonstrate a graphical approach to illustrating the indoor air quality (IAQ) performance of high-performing buildings. We start by describing previous efforts to establish IAQ and indoor environmental quality (I ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912929

39. Considerations for Design and In-Situ Calibration of High Accuracy Length Artifacts for Field Testing of Laser Trackers
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/1/2015
Authors: Aaron Hudlemeyer, Daniel S Sawyer, Christopher J Blackburn, Vincent D Lee, Mark Meuret, Craig M Shakarji
Abstract: Interim testing of laser trackers can be problematic due to the lack of high precision, long length artifacts that maintain their calibrated lengths during measurement. Gravitational loading, fixturing forces, and changes in the atmospheric conditio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916346

40. Summary Article: IEA HPP Annex 36, Quality Installation/Quality Maintanace Sensitivity Studies
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/25/2015
Authors: Glenn Hourahan, Piotr A Domanski, Van Baxter
Abstract: It is widely recognized that residential and commercial heat pump equipment experience significant ,in-fieldŠ performance loss (i.e., capacity and efficiency) depending on how the components are sized, matched, installed, and subsequently field-m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917843



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