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Building and Fire Research Laboratory (U.S.)

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Works: 772 works in 1,007 publications in 1 language and 15,691 library holdings
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Classifications: TH1095, 693.852
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Premixed carbon monoxide-nitrous oxide-hydrogen flames measured and calculated burning velocities with and without Fe(CO)₅ by Gregory T Linteris( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of HUD-assisted properties during the January 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using performance-based design techniques to evaluate fire safety in two government buildings by David W Stroup( )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annual Conference on Fire Research, book of abstracts by Conference on Fire Research( )
in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The January 17, 1995, Hyōgoken-Nanbu (Kobe) earthquake performance of structures, lifelines, and fire protection systems ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The January 17, 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquake of magnitude 7.2 in JMA scale (Mw = 6.9), which struck Kobe, Japan and its surrounding area was the most severe earthquake to affect that region this century. The earthquake resulted in more than 6,000 deaths and over 30,000 injuries. Fires following the earthquake incinerated the equivalent of 70 U.S. city blocks. They together destroyed over l50,000 buildings and left about 300,000 people homeless. The economic loss as a result of this earthquake is estimated to reach $2 00 billion. An investigation was conducted under the auspices of the Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects of the U.S.-Japan Program in Natural Resources to observe, document, and summarize important lessons from this earthquake that can be used to mitigate the potentially tragic impact of future earthquakes on modern urbanized communities. An 18- member team was in Japan from February 12 to February 18, 1995 to study seismology, geology, and geotechnical effects; as well as- the performance of buildings, lifelines, and fire safety systems. This document summarizes the information collected during as well as following this investigation. Key findings of the investigation include needs for research and for improvements in practices to achieve earthquake loss reduction in the United States
Cumulative proceedings of the 16 Halon Options Technical Working Conferences (HOTWCs) by Halon Options Technical Working Conference( )
in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cook county administration building fire, 69 West Washington, Chicago, Illinois, October 17, 2003 Heat release rate experiments and FDS simulations by D Madrzykowski( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fire suppression system performance of alternative agents in aircraft engine and dry bay laboratory simulations by Richard G Gann( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halon 1301, one of the chemicals identified as detrimental to stratospheric ozone, had become the choice for suppressing in-flight fires in nearly all types of aircraft. Production of new halon 1301 was stopped on January 1, 1994, and efforts are underway to identify near-term replacements for critical applications, focusing on available or currently emerging chemicals and technologies. In particular, the three military services and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have pooled resources to provide solutions for two applications: engine nacelles and dry (avionics) bays, while realizing that there are other aircraft areas also in need of protection. This project was managed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), with oversight provided by a Technology Transition Team of the four sponsors
Accounting for emergency response in building evacuation modeling differential egress capacity solutions by Jason D Averill( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High-rise database-assisted design 1.1 (HR_DAD_1.1) concepts, software, and examples by Seymour M. J Spence( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Situ Burning of Oil Spills Workshop proceedings New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2-4, 1998 by In Situ Burning of Oil Spills Workshop( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corridor a routine for estimating the initial wave front resulting from high temperature fire exposure to a corridor by H. E Nelson( )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comparison of FPETool -- FIRE SIMULATOR with data from full scale experiments by Robert L Vettori( )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4SIGHT manual a computer program for modelling degradation of underground low level waste concrete vaults by Kenneth A Snyder( )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evaluation of alternative in-flight fire suppressants for full- scale testing in simulated aircraft engine nacelles and dry bays by Richard G Gann( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fire extinguishers are activated remotely following an alarm signal to the crew. Dry bays are located in the wings and fuselage of the aircraft and vary considerably in geometry. They contain a variety of electronic and mechanical components, and are either adjacent to fuel tanks or have fuel, hydraulic or lubricating fluid lines passing through them. The threat is from an anti-aircraft projectile which ruptures a fuel tank or flammable line, necessitating rapid and automatic detection, agent release and suppression to avoid possible loss of the aircraft. Details of all aspects of the research program are provided in different sections of this special publication. The rationale for arriving at critical conclusions and the scientific basis supporting the above recommendations are discussed
Extended abstracts and presentations from the Workshop on Fire Growth and Spread on Objects, March 4-6, 2002, National Institute of Standards and Technology by Workshop on Fire Growth and Spread on Objects( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simulation of the dynamics of a fire in a two-story duplex, Iowa, December 22, 1999 by Daniel Madrzykowski( )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The use of portable fire extinguishers in nightclubs ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Particle size measurements for spheres with diameters of 50 nm to 400 nm by Michelle K Donnelly( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
User manual for finite element and finite difference programs a parallel version of NIST IR 6269 by Robert B Bohn( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Center for Building Technology

controlled identity Center for Fire Research (U.S.)

B.F.R.L
BFRL
Building and Fire Research Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology Building and Fire Research Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, Md Building and Fire Research Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.) Building and Fire Research Laboratory
NIST Building & Fire Research Laboratory
NIST Building & Fire Research Laboratory
NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory
United States Building and Fire Research Laboratory
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English (80)