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Example Cases for the HAZARD I Fire Hazard Assessment Method. Volume 3. Final Report (NIST HB-146/III)

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Author(s)

Richard W. Bukowski, Richard D. Peacock, Walter W. Jones, C. L. Forney

Abstract

This report describes the first version of a method for predicting the hazards to occupants involved in a building fire. To implement the method, a personal computer software package called HAZARD I is provided. The software consists of modules which can predict the time varying environment within a building resulting from a specified fire; the locations and actions of a specified group of occupants as they interact with the building, the fire, and each other; and the impact of the exposure of each of the occupants to the fire products in terms of whether the occupants successfully escape, are incapacitated, or are killed. The documentation includes the Software User's Guide, and a Reference Guide consisting of the Technical Reference Guide and Example Cases. NIST Handbook 146 is a set consisting of three volumes described above plus computer softwware supplied on seven (7) 5 1/4" and four (4) 3 1/2" disks. REFERENCE USE ONLY
Citation
Handbook (NIST HB) - 146
Report Number
146
Volume
3

Keywords

computer models, computer programs, evacuation, fire models, hazard assessment, human behavior, toxicity

Citation

Bukowski, R. , Peacock, R. , Jones, W. and Forney, C. (1989), Example Cases for the HAZARD I Fire Hazard Assessment Method. Volume 3. Final Report (NIST HB-146/III), Handbook (NIST HB), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=912918 (Accessed June 21, 2024)

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Created June 1, 1989, Updated February 19, 2017