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    Uncertainty in Fire Standards and What to Do About It

    Hall John
    Published: 2012

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    11 peer-reviewed papers cover various issues related to uncertainty in fire standards and how different parties, such as testing laboratories, enforcement authorities, manufacturers, and practicing engineers, incorporate uncertainty into their use of results from fire safety tests and calculations. It also examines the larger implications of different approaches and provides overviews of some of the newest methods and approaches for handling uncertainty.

    Topics cover:
    • A perspective on the way that measurement uncertainty rules are applied
    • Difficulties in estimating precision for ASTM E119, ASTM’s most used standard fire test
    • Uncertainty measurement issues for ASTM E84, ASTM’s second most used standard fire test
    • Uses of uncertainty in fire modeling and other fire protection engineering calculations
    • Thermal measurement
    • Contribution of heat flux gages to uncertainty in heat flux measurements
    • Proposed new ASTM guide to translate uncertainty and variation considerations into guidance on the continued use of, or the need for new, fire test reports
    • And much more!

    Committee: E05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1541-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8900-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7527-3