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The Collapse of WTC 7:  The NIST recommendations, Part 2
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, May 2009
Posted:  April 2, 2011

The NIST WTC 7 investigation report:  A critique,  Part 2
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, March 2009
Posted:  March 23, 2011

The NIST WTC 7 investigation report:  A critique
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, February 2009
April 2, 2011

Professional ethics and the fire dynamics simulator, Part 2
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, January 2009
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Professional ethics and the fire dynamics simulator
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, December 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Firefighter safety:  June 18, 2007
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, November 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Standard engineering practice or junk science?, Part 4
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, October 2008
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Standard engineering practice or junk science?, Part 3
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, September 2008
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Standard engineering practice or junk science?,  Part 2
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, August 2008
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Standard engineering practice or junk science?
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, July 2008
Posted:  March 23, 2011

The benefits of smoke and heat vents?
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, June 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

The ICC Code Development Hearings:  Roof Vents in Sprinklered Buildings
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, May 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Sprinkler system trade-offs and common sense
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, April 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Terrorist resistant buildings
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, March 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

Fire Safety Statistics and IBC Code Change Proposals
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, February 2008
Posted:  April 2, 2011

The Technical Basis for Sprinkler “Trade-Offs”
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, January 2008
Posted:  March 23, 2011

Sprinklers & Smoke
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, December 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

The NASFM Viewpoint?
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, November 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Building Code Change Proposals:  The National Assn. of State Fire Marshals
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, October 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

“Fire Safety” Double Talk
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, September 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

The Fire Service in Transition:  Prince George’s County
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, July 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Are Roof Vent Effective Fire Protection?
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, June 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

The Fire Service in Transition:  The Scottsdale Report
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, May 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Firefighting Tactics & NISTIR 6196-1
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, April 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

The Interaction of Roof Vents and Draft Curtains with Standard Sprinklers, Part 2
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, March 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

The Interaction of Roof Vents and Draft Curtains with Standard Sprinklers, Part 1
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, February 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

Fire Code Enforcement
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, January 2007
Posted:  March 24, 2011

“Balanced” Fire Protection:  the Atrium Provisions
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, December 2006
Posted:  March 23, 2011

Fire Safety in America in 2005:  More Good News
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, November 2006
Posted:  March 23, 2011

“Unbalanced” Fire Protection Myth
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, October 2006
Posted:  March 23, 2011

The TRB Code Change Proposals
Richard Schulte
Plumbing Engineer, September 2006
Posted:  March 23, 2011


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