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State-of-the-Art Research Is the Future of Fire Investigation.


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Madrzykowski, D.

SIU Awareness, Vol. 15, No. 1, 18-23, March 2001.

Keywords:

predictive models; fire investigations; burn patterns; simulators; experiments; fire models

Abstract:

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Building and Fire Research Laboratory are working with the U.S. Fire Administration; the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; and the U.S. Department of Justice to provide a more scientific basis for the investigation of fire. This article provides an overview of current research and where it may lead the fire investigation field.