Fire Chief » NIST http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:17:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 7 steps to beat wind-driven fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/14/7-steps-beat-wind-driven-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/14/7-steps-beat-wind-driven-fire/#comments Wed, 14 May 2014 20:00:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1738
What may seem a slight breeze can dramatically alter fire behavior within a structure, and the safety of those inside.
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NIST and UL research fire behavior and fireground tactics http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-behavior-fireground-tactics-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-behavior-fireground-tactics-2/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:48:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=953
The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) have been working together with the fire service to examine fire dynamics and firefighting tactics. Derek Alkonis, Battalion Chief at Los Angeles County Fire Department, introduces NIST and UL's Fire Behavior Research.
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NIST and UL research on fire environment: Part 2 http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-environment-part-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-environment-part-2/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:46:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=950
Stephen Kerber, P.E. from UL on NIST and UL Fire Behavior Research, discusses the modern fire environment.
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NIST and UL research on fire dynamics: Part 3 http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-dynamics-part-3/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/nist-ul-research-fire-dynamics-part-3/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:42:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=947
Daniel Madrzykowski, P.E. from NIST, discusses fire dynamics.
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