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Carbon Monoxide Production and Prediction (NISTIR 4449)



William M. Pitts


A long-term research plan has been formulated which is designed to improve the understanding of and predictive capability for the formation of carbon monoxide in enclosure fires. The current understanding of the problem is briefly discussed. Goals (milestones) for the project are listed and the research plan is discussed in terms of eighteen individual research components.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 4449
Report Number


carbon monoxide, enclosures, fire models


Pitts, W. (1989), Carbon Monoxide Production and Prediction (NISTIR 4449), NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created October 19, 1989, Updated November 10, 2018