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Research Projects - ventilation
NEW Comparison of Natural and Synthetic Home Furnishings
September 30, 2020
Updated demonstration highlights the impact of furnishing materials on flashover times.
Study of Coordinated Fire Attack utilizing Acquired Structures
August 5, 2016
Expanding previous research into new single family homes, multi-family dwellings, and strip malls.
Impact of Ventilation on Fire Patterns
September 17, 2015
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) examined how ventilation affected fire patterns and electrical system damage.
Effectiveness of Fire Service Positive Pressure Ventilation
July 26, 2013
This project enhanced the understanding of how positive pressure attack and positive pressure ventilation effect fire dynamics in residential structures.
Governors Island Experiments
May 21, 2013
Taking ventilation and suppression research from the laboratory to the field with FDNY and NIST
Residential Attic Fire Mitigation Tactics and Exterior Fire Spread Hazards on Fire Fighter Safety
September 7, 2012
This research project increased firefighter safety by providing the fire service with scientific knowledge on the dynamics of attic and exterior fires.
Effectiveness of Fire Service Vertical Ventilation and Suppression Tactics
June 12, 2011
This fire research project developed the experimental data that was needed to quantify the fire behavior associated with vertical ventilation.
Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction
August 21, 2009
Examining the fire dynamics of horizontal ventilation
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