Fire Safety: Science and Engineering

    Harmathy TZ
    Published: 1985

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    The techniques, models, and research results in STP 882 provide engineering approaches for predicting the course of fire, the response of fire safety features, and the impact on people and property. The result is a scientific foundation for designing fire safety measures. Specific subject include: fire risk, performance standards, fire modeling, fire safety of structures, flame spread, the smoke problem, sprinklering and human aspects of fires.

    Table of Contents

    Harmathy T.

    Harmathy T.

    The Potential of Scientifically Based Fire Protection Engineering?
    Nelson H.

    Fire Performance Standards for Buildings
    Marchant E.

    Fire Risk Assessment: Integrating Fire Testing and Fire Codes
    Beyreis J., Castino G.

    Standard Room Fire Test Development at the National Bureau of Standards
    Lee B.

    Combustible Linings and Room Fire Growth—A First Analysis
    Magnusson S., Sundström B.

    Future Directions for Modeling the Spread of Fire, Smoke, and Toxic Gases
    Jones W.

    Scaling Correlations of Flashover Experiments
    Kanury A.

    Stochastic Modelling of Fire Growth
    Ramachandran G.

    Application of the Standard Fire Curve for Expressing Natural Fires for Design Purposes
    Wickström U.

    Design of Buildings for Prescribed Levels of Structural Fire Safety
    Harmathy T., Mehaffey J.

    Fire Performance of Reinforced Concrete Columns
    Lie T., Lin T.

    Effect of Fire Exposure on Structural Response and Fireproofing Requirements of Structural Steel Frame Assemblies
    Bresler B., Iding R.

    Computer Modeling the Fire Endurance of Floor Systems in Steel-Framed Buildings
    Jeanes D.

    New Concepts for Measuring Flame Spread Properties
    Harkleroad M., Quintiere J.

    Prediction of Upholstered Chair Heat Release Rates from Bench-Scale Measurements
    Babrauskas V., Krasny J.

    Smoke Production in Fires: Small-Scale Experiments
    Abdul-Rahim F., Drysdale D.

    Control Safety Considerations for HVAC Smoke Management Techniques
    Milewski L.

    The Need and Availability of Test Methods for Measuring the Smoke Leakage Characteristics of Door Assemblies
    Cooper L.

    An Evaluation of Toxic Hazards from Full-Scale Furnished Room Fire Studies
    Beitel J., Grand A., Hartzell G., Kaplan H., Switzer W.

    Applications of Sprinkler Technology—Early Suppression of High-Challenge Fires with Fast-Response Sprinkler
    Yao C.

    Definition of the Concentration Gradient Above Flammable Liquids
    Alvares N., Munoz-Candelario R.

    The Human Aspects of Fires in Buildings—A Review of Research in the United Kingdom
    Ramachandran G.

    Subject Index

    Author Index

    Committee: E05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP882-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4946-5

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0426-6

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