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Technical Note (NIST TN)

Analysis of Iris Images from Twins Day – 2010

Author(s)
James R. Matey, Patrick J. Grother, George W. Quinn
Each year since 1976, the town of Twinsburg, Ohio has held a Twins Day Festival. Over the past 43 years over $77,000$ sets of twins and multiples have attended

Measurement Science Research Needs for Premise Plumbing Systems

Author(s)
Andrew K. Persily, David A. Yashar, Natascha S. Milesi-Ferretti, Tania Ullah, William M. Healy
Premise plumbing systems provide key building services and exist in the context of a range of performance goals related to building energy efficiency, water

Estimating the Impact of 16 CFR Part 1633 on Bed Fire Outcomes

Author(s)
Stanley W. Gilbert, David T. Butry, Richard G. Gann, Rick D. Davis
Effective July 1, 2007, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission promulgated a Standard that would severely reduce the heat release rate and the early heat

Channel Sounder Measurement Verification: Conducted Tests

Author(s)
Jeanne T. Quimby, Jeffrey A. Jargon, Rodney W. Leonhardt, Jake D. Rezac, Paul D. Hale, Catherine A. Remley, Amanda A. Koepke, Robert Johnk, chriss Hammerschmidt, Paul Mckenna, Irena Stange, Mike Chang
Channel modeling often provides a basis for the design and deployment of wireless technology. Engineers design systems to operate under certain expected channel

Analysis of a Slug Calorimeter with a Curie Point

Author(s)
Jiann C. Yang, Thomas J. Ohlemiller
A lump-capacitance heat transfer model was developed to model the operation of a slug calorimeter constructed of metal with a Curie point. The resulting formula

The Thermal Character of a 1 m Methanol Pool Fire

Author(s)
Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Matthew F. Bundy, Marco G. Fernandez, Anthony P. Hamins
A series of measurements were made to investigate the thermal character of a 1 m diameter methyl alcohol (methanol; CH3OH) pool fire steadily burning with a

The Structure of Medium-Scale Pool Fires

Author(s)
Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Kimberly J. Harris, Anthony P. Hamins
This report documents a series of time-averaged gas species measurements made along the centerline of methanol, ethanol, and acetone pool fires steadily burning

Collapse Risk of Steel Special Moment Frames per FEMA P695

Author(s)
Matthew S. Speicher, Jazalyn D. Dukes, Kevin K. Wong
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) performance-based seismic design standard, ASCE 41, contains methodologies used by practicing engineers to assess

NIST Special Database 302: Nail to Nail Fingerprint Challenge

Author(s)
Gregory P. Fiumara, Patricia A. Flanagan, John D. Grantham, Kenneth Ko, Karen Marshall, Matthew Schwarz, Elham Tabassi, Bryan Woodgate, Christopher Boehnen
In September 2017, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) held a data collection as part of its Nail to Nail (N2N) Fingerprint Challenge

The Economics of Firefighter Injuries in the United States

Author(s)
David T. Butry, David H. Webb, Stanley W. Gilbert, Jennifer Taylor
This report identifies, summarizes, and evaluates the available data and the literature describing the economic costs associated with non-fatal firefighter