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21. 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

22. Airflow and Indoor Air Quality Analyses Capabilities of Energy Simulation Software
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/5/2011
Authors: Lisa Ng, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: A wide range of tools are used to design and analyze the energy implications of different ventilation and space conditioning strategies to reduce building energy use. However, questions exist regarding how and whether these tools consider airflow and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907769

23. Airflow and Indoor Air Quality Models of DOE Reference Commercial Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1734
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/24/2012
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Amy Musser, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Sixteen reference commercial buildings were defined by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and created as EnergyPlus input files. They were developed for use in assessing new technologies and supporting the development of energy codes. Infiltration ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909694

24. Airtightness Evaluation of Shelter-in-Place Spaces for Protection Against Airborne Chembio Releases
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7546
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/15/2009
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Heather Davis, Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols
Abstract: Due to concerns about potential airborne chemical and biological releases in or near buildings, building owners and managers and other decision makers are faced with a number of options for increasing their building s level of protection against su ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901117

25. Alkali-Silica Reaction Degradation of Nuclear Power Plant Concrete Structures: A Scoping Study
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7937
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/11/2013
Authors: Kenneth Alan Snyder, Hai Sang Lew
Abstract: Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is a concrete degradation phenomenon in which the alkalis that are typically found in concrete react with certain amorphous or micro-crystalline siliceous phases in the aggregate and, in the presence of moisture, form ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913633

26. Amendments to the Fire Protection and Life Safety Provisions of the New York City Building Code by Local Laws Adopted While World Trade Center 1, 2, and 7 Were in Use. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-1G)
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-1
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2005
Authors: J C Razza, R A Grill
Abstract: This report was prepared to support the analysis of building and fire codes and practices of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) World Trade Center (WTC) Investigation. This report supports the objective of documenting the requi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101007

27. Amendments to the Fire Protection and Life Safety Provisions of the New York City Building Code by Local Laws Adopted While World Trade Center 1, 2, and 7 Were in Use. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-1G) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-1
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: J C Razza, R A Grill
Abstract: This report was prepared to support the analysis of building and fire codes and practices of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) World Trade Center (WTC) Investigation. This report suppons the objective of documenting the requir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908958

28. Amplifier and Transistor Noise-Parameter Measurements
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/1/2014
Author: James Paul Randa
Abstract: Methods for measuring the noise parameters of amplifiers and on-wafer transistors are reviewed. After some preliminary background information and conventions, noise parameters are defined and the most common measurement strategies are presented, bot ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915122

29. An Experimental and Computational Study of Reinforced Concrete Assemblies under a Column Removal Scenario
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1720
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/26/2011
Authors: Hai Sang Lew, Yihai Bao, Fahim Sadek, Joseph A Main, Santiago Pujol, Mete Sozen
Abstract: This report presents an experimental and computational study of two reinforced concrete beam-column assemblies, each comprising three columns and two beams. The two beam-column assemblies represent portions of the structural framing system of two ten ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908857

30. An improved method of modeling infiltration in commercial building energy models
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1829
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 4/28/2014
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: As various strategies for improving building envelope and HVAC equipment efficiencies are increasingly used to reduce building energy use, a greater percentage of energy loss can occur through building envelope leakage. Although the energy impacts of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914500



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