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Fire Service and Fire Science: A Winning Combination.


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Sanders, R. E.; Madrzykowski, D.

NFPA Journal, Vol. 88, No. 2, 55-60, March/April 1994.

Keywords:

fire departments; fire science; high rise buildings; fire fighting training; heat release rate; smoke layers; heat flux; sprinklers; algorithms; response time; office buildings; furniture; layer height; simulation

Abstract:

To test their ability to fight high-rise fires, the Louisville Fire Department had to simulate one. And to do that, they needed the help of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.