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U.S./Japan Government Cooperative Program on Natural Resources (UJNR). Fire Research and Safety. 13th Joint Panel Meeting. Volume 2. March 13-20, 1996.


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Beall, K. A.

NISTIR 6030; June 1997.

U.S./Japan Government Cooperative Program on Natural Resources (UJNR). Fire Research and Safety. 13th Joint Panel Meeting. Volume 2. March 13-20, 1996, Gaithersburg, MD, Beall, K. A., Editor(s), 431 pp, 1997.

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Keywords:

fire safety; fire research

Abstract:

***EACH PAPER IS TREATED LIKE A SEPARATE DOCUMENT AND MAY BE VIEWED AND/OR DOWNLOADED THAT WAY*** The 13th meeting of the U.S.-Japan Panel on Fire Research and Safety was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology March 13-20, 1996. The core of the meeting consisted of technical sessions on design/risk/hazard/performance standards, burning of real objects, experimental refinement and validation of fire models, suppression, materials testing, detection, and fires after earthquakes. The last of these topics took on special meaning in the wake of two disasters since the 12th meeting: a major earthquake in Northridge, California and the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake on the largest Japanese island of Honshu. In addition, the meeting hosted two one-day Symposia honoring two long-time principals of fire research in general and this UJNR Panel in particular. The first was in honor of Professor Edward Zukoski on the occasion of his retirement from the California Institute of Technology. The second was in memory of Professor Kunio Kawagoe of the Building Research Institute and Tokyo Science University.

Selected Papers

Progress Report on Fire Modeling Numerical Simulation of Variable Density Flow With High Buoyancy.
Hayashi, Y.; Murakami, S.; Mochida, A. Progress Report on Fire Modeling and Validation.
Jones, W. W. Computations of Enhanced Soot Production in Flickering Diffusion Flames.
Smyth, K. C.; Shaddix, C. R.; Kaplan, C. R. Experimental Study of the Exchange Flow Through a
Yamada, T. Modeling on Temperature and Ventilation Induced by a Model Fire in a Tall and Narrow Atrium Space.
Satoh, H.; Sugawa, O.; Kurioka, H. Radiation Properties and Flame Structure of Large Hydrocarbon Pool Fires.
Koseki, H. Carbon Monoxide Formation Algorithm.
Pitts, W. M. Fire Hazard Assessment Methodology.
Jones, W. W. Room Fire Model in View of Predicting Fire Spread by External Flames.
Ohmiya, Y.; Tanaka, T.; Wakamatsu, T. Evaluation of Complex Fire Models.
Peacock, R. D.; Reneke, P. A.; Jones, W. W. Experiments on Smoke Behavior in Cavity Spaces. Part 3. In Case of the Cavity Space Which Has an Opening at the Bottom.
Tanaka, T.; Fukuda, T.; Wakamatsu, T. Prototype FDMS Database for Model Verification.
Portier, R. W.; Peacock, R. D.; Jones, W. W. Progress Report on Fire Suppression Research in the U.S.
Gann, R. G. Progress Report on Suppression in Japan.
Saito, N. Flame Suppression by Halon Alternatives.
Hamins, A. Evaluation of Fire Suppression Efficiency of Halon Replacements in Japan.
Saito, N. Status Report on Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems, 1996.
Mawhinney, J. R.; Richardson, J. K. Experimental Study on Fire Hazard of Residential Fires Before and After Sprinkler Activation.
Sekizawa, A.; Takemoto, A.; Kozeki, D.; Yanai, E.; Suzuki, K. Progress Report on Materials and Test Methods.
Hasemi, Y. Progress Report on U.S. Research on Test Methods and Materials.
Hirschler, M. M.; Kashiwagi, T. Asia-Oceania I.S.O. 5660 Cone Calorimeter Inter-Laboratory Trials.
Marchal, A.; Yoshida, M.; Hasemi, Y. Flammability of Upholstered Furniture.
Ohlemiller, T. J. Heat Release Rates Measured by the Cone Calorimeter and Intermediate Scale Electrical Radiant Panels.
Hasemi, Y.; Yoshida, M.; Kikuchi, R.; Yamamoto, E.; Takaike, R. Flammability Test for Granular Synthetic Resins Using a Modified Oxygen Index Method.
Yanai, E.; Iwata, Y. Advanced Fire Safe Materials for Aircraft Interiors.
Lyon, R. E. Fire Retardant Additives for Polymeric Materials. Part 1. Char Formation From Silica Gel-Potassium Carbonate.
Gilman, J. W.; Ritchie, S. J.; Kashiwagi, T.; Lomakin, S. M. Progress Report on Fires Following the Northridge Earthquake.
Evans, D. D.; Walton, W. D.; Mowrer, F. W. Progress Report on Fires Following the 1995 Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake.
Hokugo, A. Post-Earthquake Fires and Firefighting Activities in the Early Stage in the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake.
Sekizawa, A. 1994 Northridge Earthquake and the Fires That Followed.
Borden, F. W. Performance of Fire Protection of Buildings Against the Fires Following the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake.
Hokugo, A. Fires Following the Northridge and Kobe Earthquakes.
Scawthorn, C. Causes of the Seismic Fires Following the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Survey.
Ohnishi, K. Durable Agents for Exposure Protection in Wildland/Urban Interface Conflagrations. Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Survey.
Madrzykowski, D.; Roadarmel, G. L.; DeLauter, L. A. Smoke Plumes From Large Fires.
McGrattan, K. B.; Baum, H. R.; Rehm, R. G. Progress Report on Fire Detection Research in the United States.
Grosshandler, W. L. Progress Report on Detection Research in Japan.
Tamura, H.; Kouzeki, D. Test Fire Signatures and the Fire-Emulator/Detector-Evaluation.
Grosshandler, W. L.; Cleary, T. G. Industry Advances in Fire Detection Technology.
Mengel, R. K. Fire Detection in Atrium Buildings.
Unoki, J.; Kawada, G. Multivariate Methods for Fire Detection.
Milke, J. A.; McAvoy, T. J. NASA Fire Detector Study.
Davis, W. D.; Notarianni, K. A.