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Engineering Analysis of the Early Stages of Fire Development--The Fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel and Casino--December 31, 1986 (NBS IR 87-3560)

Published

Author(s)

Harold E. Nelson

Abstract

This report presents the methods and results of an analysis of the fire development rhough the first and second floors during the December 31, 1986 fire in the Dupont Plaza Hotel and Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 87-3560
Report Number
87-3560

Keywords

hotels, fire growth, flashover, fire investigations, high rise buildings

Citation

Nelson, H. (1987), Engineering Analysis of the Early Stages of Fire Development--The Fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel and Casino--December 31, 1986 (NBS IR 87-3560), NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NBS.IR.87-3560 (Accessed September 21, 2021)
Created May 29, 1987, Updated November 10, 2018