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11. A Quantitative Study of Nanoparticle Release from Nanocoatings Exposed to UV Radiation
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 4/7/2014
Authors: Li Piin Sung, Deborah L Stanley, Justin M Gorham, Savelas A Rabb, Xiaohong Gu, Lee Lijian Yu, Tinh Nguyen
Abstract: Nanoparticles are increasingly used in polymer coatings (i.e., nanocoatings) to improve multiple properties of traditional coatings such as mechanical, electrical, gas barrier, and UV resistance. These high performance nanocoatings are often used in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915497

12. A Review of Test Methods for Determining Protective Capabilities of Fire Fighter Protective Clothing from Steam
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1861
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/5/2015
Authors: Shonali Nazare, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: Primary focus of this paper is to review existing test methods that quantify steam burn injuries and to compare bench-scale test methods that use pre-wetted samples as opposed to external steam exposures to evaluate heat and moisture transfer i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917100

13. A Software Tool for Analyzing Building Airflow and Airborne CBR Agent Concentrations
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/31/2007
Authors: William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Contaminant concentrations that result within buildings in response to airborne chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) events are due to a complex interaction between the building construction, ventilation system performance and weather conditio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900234

14. A pilot interlaboratory comparison of protocols that simulate aging of nanocomposites and detect released fragments
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/1/2014
Authors: Wendel Wohlleben, Deborah L Stanley, Justin M Gorham, Li Piin Sung, Tinh Nguyen
Abstract: The safe use of nanocomposites depends, in part, on a good understanding of the fate of nanofillers throughout the nanocomposite,s lifecycle. Various modifications of ISO weathering protocols have been proposed to assess what is released and at which ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916125

15. A stiff variable time step transport solver for CONTAM
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/10/2013
Authors: David M Lorenzetti, William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily, Michael D Sohn
Abstract: CONTAM, a multizone model for predicting whole-building airflow and contaminant transport, has been updated to improve the speed and accuracy of its transport calculations. CVODE, a general-purpose code for solving ordinary differential equatio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911846

16. AN ADHESION TEST METHOD FOR SPRAY-APPLIED FIRE-RESISTIVE MATERIALS
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/21/2010
Authors: Kar T. Tan, Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston
Abstract: Adhesion of spray-applied fire-resistive materials (SFRMs) to steel structures is critical in enabling the capacity of a building to remain functional for a specific length of time during a fire for life safety and fire department assess. Empirical t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903304

17. Absolute Ranging Using Frequency Combs
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/25/2009
Authors: William C Swann, Ian R Coddington, Nathan Reynolds Newbury
Abstract: We present a technique for measuring absolute range that uses two mismatched frequency combs to measure distance over 1.5 m range with 10 nm level statistical uncertainty.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901110

18. Accelerated Weathering of Firefighter Protective Clothing Containing Melamine Fiber Blends
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1751
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/14/2012
Authors: Shonali Nazare, Rick D Davis, Joannie W Chin
Abstract: In this study, environmentally stressed OS fabrics containing melamine fiber blends were evaluated for thermal and mechanical properties that are critical to the protective performance of firefighter turnout gear. Environmental stress factors ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911613

19. Active Fire Protection Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-4)
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-4
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2005
Authors: D D Evans, Richard D Peacock, Erica D Kuligowski, William S Dols, William L Grosshandler
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101351

20. Active Fire Protection Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-4) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-4
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: D D Evans, Erica D Kuligowski, William S Dols, William L Grosshandler
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology investigation of active fire protection systems in World Trade Center (WTC) 1, 2, and 7 included the design, installation, capabilities, and performance on September 11,2001, of the automatic fire sp ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909081



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