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Fire Service and Fire Science: A Winning Combination

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Author(s)

R E. Sanders, Daniel M. Madrzykowski

Abstract

To test their ability to fight high-rise fires, the Louisville Fire Department had to simulate one. And to do that, they needed the help of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Citation
NFPA Journal
Volume
88
Issue
No. 2

Keywords

fire departments, fire science, high rise buildings, fire fighting training, heat release rate, smoke layers, heat flux, sprinklers, algorithms, response time, office buildings, furniture, layer height, simulation

Citation

Sanders, R. and Madrzykowski, D. (1994), Fire Service and Fire Science: A Winning Combination, NFPA Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=910236 (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created February 28, 1994, Updated October 12, 2021