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1. Movement on Stairs During Building Evacuations
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1839
Published: 9/25/2014
Authors: Erica D Kuligowski, Richard D Peacock, Paul A Reneke, Emily A. Wiess, Jason D Averill, Robert Charles Hagwood, Enrico Ronchi, Bryan Hoskins, Michael Spearpoint
Abstract: The time that it takes an occupant population to reach safety when descending a stairwell during building evacuations is typically described by measureable engineering variables such as stairwell geometry, speed, density, and pre-evacuation delay ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914576

2. Reducing the Risk of Fire in Buildings and Communities
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Richard George Gann, Rick D Davis, Daniel Madrzykowski, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: Fire costs and losses are a significant life safety and economic burden on society comprising about two percent of the United States gross domestic product. This paper presents the results of a roadmap developed by the National Institute of Standar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913244

3. Smoke Component Yields from Bench-scale Fire Tests: 1. NFPA 269 / ASTM E 1678
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1760
Published: 12/19/2013
Authors: Richard George Gann, Nathan D Marsh, Jason D Averill, Marc R. Nyden
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912321

4. Report on High-Rise Fireground Field Experiments
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1797
Published: 4/10/2013
Authors: Jason D Averill, Lori Moore-Merrell, Raymond T. Ranellone Jr., Craig G Weinschenk, Nicole Taylor, Randy Goldstein, Robert Santos, Doug Wissoker, Kathy Notarianni, Kathryn M Butler
Abstract: In order to balance community expectations with limited resources, the fire service and community leaders require scientific data that quantifies the effects of changes in fire service deployment on the safety of the public and firefighters. This r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913464

5. Delivering Building Intelligence to First Responders
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1648
Published: 2/27/2013
Authors: David G Holmberg, Michelle A Raymond, Jason D Averill
Abstract: Presently, there is no integrated solution for delivering building systems data into the hands of emergency responders. A standard building data delivery solution will integrate the capacity of the building fire safety systems with the capabiliti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903815

6. Analysis of Egress From the World Trade Center Towers on September 11, 2001
Published: 1/31/2013
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Jason D Averill, Erica D Kuligowski
Abstract: This paper provides an analysis of the evacuation of the World Trade Center towers culled from telephone and face-to-face interviews with survivors. A decedent analysis explores where occupants were located when each tower was attacked. Multiple re ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861415

7. Modeling the Evacuation of the World Trade Center Towers on September 11, 2001
Published: 1/31/2013
Authors: Erica D Kuligowski, Richard D Peacock, Jason D Averill
Abstract: This paper provides an analysis of the evacuation of the World Trade Center towers culled from telephone and face-to-face interviews with survivors. A decedent analysis explores where occupants were located when each tower was attacked. Multiple re ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861417

8. Overview of the Structural Design of World Trade Center 1, 2, and 7
Published: 9/1/2012
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Fahim Sadek, John L Gross, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann
Abstract: This paper summarizes the primary structural systems which comprised World Trade Center 1, World Trade Center 2, and World Trade Center 7. The buildings were destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This paper describes the four ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910105

9. Building Occupant Safety Research 2012
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1131
Published: 5/17/2012
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Erica D Kuligowski, Jason D Averill
Abstract: Historically, building egress systems have evolved in response to specific large loss incidents. Currently, systems are designed around a concept of providing stair capacity for the largest occupant load floor in the building with little or no cons ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911370

10. Strategic Roadmap for Fire Risk Reduction in Buildings and Communities
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1130
Published: 4/18/2012
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner, Rick D Davis, David T Butry, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Daniel Madrzykowski, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: The burden of fire on the U.S. economy continues to be large, comprising approximately $280 billion annually, or 2 percent of GDP. Over the last 30 years, civilian fire deaths and injuries have decreased due to the efforts of many people and org ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909653



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