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Sprinkler Protection



Impact of Sprinklers on the Fire Hazard in Dormitories:  Day Room Fire Experiments
NISTIR 7120
Daniel Madrzykowski, David W. Stroup and William D. Walton, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
June 2004

Impact of Sprinklers on the Fire Hazard in Dormitories:  Sleeping Room Experiments
NIST Technical Note 1658
Daniel Madrzykowski and William Walton, Building and Fire Research Library, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
January 2010
Posted:  September 11, 2011

High Volume/Low Speed Fan and Sprinkler Operation Phase II Research Program
The Fire Protection Research Foundation/Aon Fire Protection Engineering
January 14, 2011; Revised January 27, 2011
Posted:  February 15, 2011

Fire Sprinker History-NFSA, NFPA & Tyco
Tyco Fire & Building Products
February, 2005
Posted:  July 18, 2010

Determination of Water Spray Drop Size and Speed from a Standard Orifice, Pendent Spray Sprinkler
FR 4003 f99056
A. D. Putorti Jr., T. D. Belsinger, W . H. Twilley, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
1999

Drop Size Measurements in a Fire Sprinkler Using an Agricultural Testing Method
NISTIR 6242 f98084
Linda G. Blevins, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Joe C. Oliphant, California State University-Fresno
October 1998

Effect of Dissolved Gases on SprayEvaporative Cooling with Water
f96165
S. C. Tinker and M. di Marzo, University of Maryland
1996

Effect of Dissolved Gases on Spray Evaporative Cooling with Water
f97184
J. A. Milke, S. C. Tinker and M. diMarzo, University of Maryland
May/June 1997

Meeting the Challenges of an Ever-Changing Storage Industry
James Golinveaux and Joe Hankins, Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products; Fire Protection Engineering magazine
Winter 2006

Simultaneous Measurements of Drop Size and Velocity in Large-Scale Sprinkler Flows Using Laser-Induced Fluorescence
NISTIR 6588 f00080
David Everest and Arvind Atreya, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
November 2000

Simultaneous Measurements of Drop Size and Velocity in Large-Scale Sprinkler Flows Using Particle Tracking and Laser-Induced Fluorescence
NIST GCR 03-852 f03017
Anthony D. Putorti Jr., David Everest, and Arvind Atreya, University of Michigan
July 2003

Simultaneous Measurements of Drop Size and Velocity in Large-Scale Sprinkler Flows Using Particle Tracking and Laser-Induced Fluorescence
NIST GCR 04-861 f04017
Anthony D. Putorti Jr., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
February 2004

Sprinkler, Smoke & Heat Vent, Draft Curtain Interaction — Large Scale Experiments and Model Development
NISTIR 6196-1 f98069
Kevin B. McGrattan, Anthony Hamins and David Stroup, National Institute of Standards and Technology
September 1998

Spray Characteristics of Fire Sprinklers
NIST GCR 02-838 f02021
David Thomas Sheppard, Northwestern University
June 2002

Spray Characteristics of Fire Sprinklers
f03056
David T. Sheppard, Northwestern
University 2003

The Effect of Minute Water Droplets on a Simulated Sprinkler Link Thermal Response
NIST GCR 99-776 f99042
F. Gavelli, P. Ruffino, G. Anderson and M. di Marzo, University of Maryland
July 1999

U.S. Experience with Sprinklers
National Fire Protection Association

The Effect of Recessed Sprinkler Installation on Sprinkler Activation Time and Prediction
f93108
Daniel Madrzykowski, University of Maryland
1993

Measurement of Droplet Size in Sprinkler Sprays
NBSIR 88-3715 f88006
J. R. Lawson, W. D. Walton and D. D. Evans, Center for Fire Research, National Bureau of Standards
February 1988

NIST Sponsored Research in Sprinkler Performance Modeling
f00117
Kevin McGrattan, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
February 2000

NIST Sponsored Research in Sprinkler Performance Modeling
f01152
Kevin McGrattan, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
2001

Non-Intrusive Measurements in Fire Sprinkler Sprays
f01121
John E. Widmann, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; David T. Sheppard, Underwriters Laboratories; Richard M. Lueptow, Northwestern University
2001


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