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Halon Options Technical Working Conference. Proceedings. HOTWC 2001. April 24-26, 2001.

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University of New Mexico; Fire Suppression Systems Association; Fire and Safety Group; GlobeTech, Inc.; Halon Alternative Research Corporation; Hughes Associates, Inc.; Kidde, plc.; Modular Protection Corporation; Next-Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program; Sandia National Laboratories; Summit Environmental Corporation, Inc.; 3M Specialty Materials

Halon Options Technical Working Conference. Proceedings. HOTWC 2001. Sponsored by: University of New Mexico, Fire Suppression Systems Assoc., Fire and Safety Group, GlobeTech, Inc., Halon Alternative Research Corp., Hughes Associates, Inc., Kidde plc., Modular Protection, Corp., Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program, Sandia National Laboratories, Summit Environmental Corp., Inc. and 3M Specialty Materials. April 24-26, 2001, Albuquerque, NM, Daniels, B. L.; Cole, D. G., Editor(s)(s), 474 pp, 2001.

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halon alternatives; fire protection; aircraft fires; fire models; fire suppression; water mist; sprays; halons

Selected Papers

Fire Protection in Manned Missions: Current and Planned.
Collins, M. Improved Test Method to Determine Flammability of Aerospace Materials.
Hirsch, D. B.; Beeson, H. Microgravity Research in Spacecraft Fire Safety.
Ruff, G. A. Aircraft Dry Bay Fire Protection: A Review of Available Options.
Harper, G.; Kay, M. C.; Feist, G. Examing the Feasibility of Extinguishing Engine Nacelle Fires by the Strategic Placement of Intumescent Materials.
Bennett, G. Halon Replacement in Airplane Lavatory Trash Receptacle Extinguishers.
Mazzone, R. J.; Blinne, J. C.; Carlo, A. R. Gas Separation Technology: State of the Art.
Reynolds, T. L. Cold Discharge of CF3I in a Simulated Aircraft Engine Nacelle.
Yang, J. C.; Nyden, M. R.; Manzello, S. L. Premixed Flame Inhibition by Manganese and Tin Compounds.
Linteris, G. T.; Knyazev, V.; Babushok, V. I. Numerical Modeling Studies of the Influence of Water Mists on Premixed Flames in Microgravity.
Amon, F. K.; Yang, W.; Kee, R. J.; McKinnon, J. T.; Abbud-Madrid, A. Suppression Dynamics of a Boundary-Layer Diffusion Flame.
Ananth, R.; Ndubizu, C. C.; Tatem, P. A.; Patnaik, G.; Kailasanath, K. Towards Subgrid Scale Modeling of Suppressant Flow in Engine Nacelle Clutter.
DesJardin, P. E.; Nelsen, J. M.; Gritzo, L. A.; Lopez, A. R.; Suo-Anttila, J. M.; Disimile, P. J.; Keyser, D. R.; Ghee, T. A.; Tucker, J. R. Watmist: A One-Zone Model for Water Mist Fire Suppression.
Wighus, R.; Brandt, A. W. Measurements and Numerical Predictions of Liquid Agent Dispersal Around Solid Obstacles.
Presser, C.; Widmann, J. F.; DesJardin, P. E.; Gritzo, L. A. Progress Under The Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP) In FY2000.
Gann, R. G. On the Suitability of CF3Br as a Benchmark for Replacement Fire Suppressants.
Williams, B. A.; Fleming, J. W. Transient Application, Recirculating Pool Fire, Agent Effectiveness Screen. Final Report.
Grosshandler, W. L.; Hamins, A.; Yang, J. C.; McGrattan, K. B.; Presser, C. Cost Analysis of Fire Suppression Systems.
Bennett, J. M.; Kolleck, M. L. Experimental Study and Modeling of the Effect of Phosphorus-Containing Compounds on Premixed Atmospheric Methane-Oxygen Flame Structure and Propagation Velocity.
Korobeinichev, O. P.; Mamaev, A.; Sokolov, V.; Bolshova, T. A.; Shvartsberg, V. M.; Zakharov, L.; Kudryavtsev, I. Y. Suppression of Cup-Burner Diffusion Flames by Super-Effective Chemical Inhibitiors and Inert Compounds.
Linteris, G. T. Tropodegradable Bromocarbon Extinguishants. Part 2. Fluoroalkyl Phosphorus Compounds. Project Reviews.
Mather, J. D.; Tapscott, R. E. Evaluation of Advanced Agent Working Group Agents by Kidde.
Grigg, J.; Chattaway, A. Roles of Inhibitors in Global Gas-Phase Combustion Kinetics.
Saso, Y. Determination of Nitrogen Solubility in Superpressurized HFC-227ea, HFC-236fa, and HFC-125.
Kao, C. P. C.; Miller, R. N. Comparison of Agent Extinguishment of Hydrogen and Hydrocarbon Flames Using FID.
Knutsen, L.; Morrey, E. L.; Riches, J. Fuel Effects on the Extinguishment of Laminar Diffusion Flames by Thermal Agents.
Pitts, W. M.; Yang, J. C.; Bryant, R. A. Gas Phase Reaction of Halon 1301 (CBRF3) With Propane.
Yu, H.; Kennedy, E. M.; Dlugogorski, B. Z. Fire Suppression Testing: Extinguishment of Class A Fires With Clean Agents.
Robin, M. L.; Rowland, T. F.; Cisneros, M. D. Effect of Fire Size on Suppression Characteristics of Halon Replacement Total-Flooding Systems.
Kashiwagi, H.; Oshikawa, S.; Yui, J.; Saso, Y. New Technology Delivery System for FM-200 Clean Agent.
Senecal, J. A. Examination and Comparison of Existing Halon Alternatives and New Sustainable Clean Agent Technology in Suppressing Continuously Energized Fires.
Smith, D. M.; Niemann, R.; Bengtson, G. F. E-Tools for Technology Updates on Halon Alternatives.
Gruber, J.; Jacobson, E. Five-Year Experience of Halon 2402 Reclaiming.
Belevtsev, E. G.; Kunina, L. N. Fire Suppression Efficiencey of Bromoalkene/Nitrogen Gas Mixtures as Total-Flooding Agents.
Zou, Y.; Vahdat, N.; Collins, M. Measurement of Thermal Decomposition Products of HFC-227ea in an Electronic Facility.
Kim, A. K.; Su, J. Z.; Crampton, G. P.; Kanabus-Kaminska, M. Polar Effects in Hot Surface Ignitions Surface Mediated Superbase Reactivity.
Bannister, W. W.; Chen, C. C.; Euaphantasate, N.; Jahngen, E. G. E.; Whitten, J.; Watterson, A. C.; Walters, E. A. Toxic Hazard Associated With Fire Engineering Aerosols: The Current State of the Art and a Method for Assessment.
Kopylov, N. P.; Ilitchkine, V. A.; Potanine, B. V.; Novikov, I. A. Science of Gelling for Improved HFC Gas Performance.
Stewart, H. E. Advancement in Sustainable Fire Suppression Development
Rivers, P. E. Thermal Decomposition Product Testing With C6 F-Ketone.
Ditch, B. D.; Rivers, P. E.; Thomas, S. D. Propelled Extinguishing Agent Technologies (PEAT).
Jacobson, E.; Yahalom, Y.; Zachmatov, V. Advanced Environmentally Friendly Fire Protection Technology.
Wierenga, P. H. Comparison of the Fire Suppression Effectiveness of Sodium Bicarbonate Particles and Fine-Water Droplets in Non-Premixed and Premixed Flames.
Chelliah, H. K.; Lazzarini, A. K.; Wanigarathne, P. C.; Linteris, G. T. Water Mist Monitoring in Large-Scale Fire Suppression
Fleming, J. W.; Maranghides, A.; Sheinson, R. S. Water Mist Visualization and Droplet Size Analysis in Large-Scale Fire Suppression Research.
Anleitner, R.; Burchell, H.; Fleming, J. W.; Maranghides, A.; Montgomery, J.; Sheinson, R. S. Development of a Low-Pressure Fine Water Spray Fire
Glockling, J. L. D.; Edwards, M.; Watkins, S. Anomalous Effects of Water in Firefighting: Increased Fire Intensities by Azeotropic Distillation Effects.
Bannister, W. W.; Chen, C. C.; Euaphantasate, N. Portable Water Mist Fire Extinguishers as an Alternative for Halon 1211.
Liu, Z.; Kim, A. K.; Carpenter, D.; Yen, P. L. Experimental Study of Water Mist Suppression Mechanisms in a Forced Flow Boundary Layer Flame.
Ndubizu, C. C.; Ananth, R.; Tatem, P. A. Use of Water Spray Cooling Systems in Conjunction With HFP (HFC-227ea) to Protect Shipboard Flammable Storage Rooms.
Sheinson, R. S.; Borman, B.; Maranghides, A.; Anleitner, R.; Gunning, P. Policy, Political and International Arenas. Keynote.
Vest, G. D.