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National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan 2020

Author(s)
Heather M. Evans, Kristen Greene, William M. Healy, Elizabeth A. Hoffman, Catherine A. Rimmer, Anna V. Sberegaeva, Neil M. Zimmerman
The 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan provides an analysis of key external factors that could impact NIST and the

A Case Study of the Camp Fire - Fire Progression Timeline

Author(s)
Alexander Maranghides, Eric D. Link, Christopher U. Brown, William Mell, Steven Hawks, Mike Wilson, Will Brewer, Robert Vihnanek, William D. Walton
The Camp Fire ignited on November 8, 2018 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Butte County, California. The first 24 hours were characterized by a fast

The Character of Residential Cooktop Fires

Author(s)
Yue Hu, Jian Chen, Zhigang Wang, Ki Yong Lee, Matthew F. Bundy, Anthony Hamins, Marco G. Fernandez
A series of experiments was conducted to investigate the pre-combustion and combustion properties of corn oil heated in pans from 10 cm to 26 cm diameter by a

The Characteristics of a 1 m Methanol Pool Fire

Author(s)
Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Matthew F. Bundy, Anthony P. Hamins
A series of measurements was made to characterize the structure of a 1 m diameter methyl 12 alcohol (methanol; CH3OH) pool fire steadily burning with a constant

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

Intumescent Polydopamine Coatings for Fire Protection

Author(s)
Douglas M. Fox, Whirang Cho, Laura J. Dubrulle, Phillip Grutzmacher, Mauro Zammarano, Douglas M. Fox
Polydopamine coatings containing additional bioderived flame retardants were used as coatings for polyurethane foam and cardboard. The ability to form

Role of Firebrand Combustion in Large Outdoor Fire Spread

Author(s)
Samuel L. Manzello, Sayaka Suzuki, Michael Gollner, A C. Fernandez-Pello
Large outdoor fires are an increasing danger to the built environment. Wildfires that spread into com- munities, labeled as Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires
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