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51. Benefits and Costs of Research: A Case Study of the NIST High Performance Concrete Program
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1645
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/30/2009
Author: Jennifer F Helgeson
Abstract: This report provides an economic review of the National Institute of Standards and Technology High Performance Concrete (HYPERCON) Program from the period FY01 through FY09. The HYPERCON research program is designed to lower the cost of concrete per ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903658

52. Best Practice Guidelines for Structural Fire Resistance Design of Concrete and Steel Structures ** DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT (for Final Version see NIST TN 1681)**
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7570
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/4/2009
Author: Long Thanh Phan
Abstract: ** DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT (for Final Version see NIST TN 1681) ** This document is intended to provide practicing engineers and building code officials with a technical resource that contains the current best practice for fire-resistant design of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901463

53. Boundary Effects on the Determination of the Effective Parameters of a Metamaterial from Normal Incidence Reflection and Transmission
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/1/2011
Authors: Sung Kim, Edward E. Kuester, Christopher L Holloway, James R. Baker-Jarvis, Aaron D. Scher
Abstract: This paper presents a method for the determination of the effective electromagnetic parameters of a metamaterial, taking boundary effects at the interfaces between a conventional material and metamaterial into account. In the technique presented here ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904074

54. Building Information Exchange for Fire Responders Workshop: Proceedings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1643
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 3/26/2010
Authors: Jason D Averill, David G Holmberg, Alan B. Vinh, William D. Davis
Abstract: Presently, there is no integrated solution for delivering building data into the hands of emergency responders. Technically, there are many challenges to collect, format, process, integrate and transport building data out of the building. Beyond this ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903322

55. Building Networks and Public Safety Communications
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1608
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 11/18/2008
Authors: David G Holmberg, Stephen J. Treado, William D. Davis, Steven T Bushby, Alan B. Vinh, Michael A Galler, R Vettori
Abstract: The Building Networks and Public Safety Communications project has three components: (1) addressing feasibility of using building networks for bridging first responder radio communications into buildings, (2) recommending changes to the SAFECOM State ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861642

56. Building air leakage databases in energy conservation policies: analysis of selected initiatives in 4 European countries and the USA
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 1/2/2013
Authors: Wanyu Chan, Francois Remi Carrie, Jiri Novak, Andres Litvak, Fabrice Richieri, Oliver Solche, Wei Pan, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: We collected information on existing envelope air leakage databases from countries that are involved in the AIVC-TightVent project ,Development and applications of building air leakage databasesŠ. This document summarizes the information from five co ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911810

57. CFAST Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6): Technical Reference Guide
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1026
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2005
Authors: Walter William Jones, Richard D Peacock, Glenn P Forney, Paul A Reneke
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861384

58. CONTAM 2.4 User Guide and Program Documentation
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7251
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/3/2006
Authors: George Walton, William S Dols
Abstract: This manual describes the computer program CONTAM version 2.3 developed by NIST. CONTAM is a multizone indoor air quality and ventilation analysis program designed to help you determine: airflows and pressures infiltration, exfiltration, and room-t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860978

59. Cable Heat Release, Ignition, and Spread in Tray Installations during Fire (CHRISTIFIRE): Phase 1 - Horizontal Trays
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/11/2012
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Andrew J. Lock, Nathan D Marsh, Marc R. Nyden
Abstract: This report documents the first phase of a multi-year program called CHRISTIFIRE (Cable Heat Release, Ignition, and Spread in Tray Installations during Fire). The overall goal of the program is to quantify the burning characteristics of grouped elect ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905788

60. Carbon Monoxide Exposure Analyses in Support of Emission Rate Limits for Portable Generators
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1846
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 10/20/2014
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and others are concerned about the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline-powered generators, which can result in death or serious adverse health effects in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916494



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