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Object associations: a simple and practical approach to virtual 3D manipulation
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This paper describes a software framework to aid in designing and implementing convenient manipulation behaviors for objects in a 3D virtual environment. Expand
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Performance of Home Smoke Alarms, Analysis of the Response of Several Available Technologies in Residential Fire Settings. | NIST
This report presents the results of the project and provides details of the response of a range of residential smoke alarm technologies in a controlled laboratory test and in a series of real-scaleExpand
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Estimates of the Operational Reliability of Fire Protection Systems
Fire protection strategies are designed and installed to perform specific functions. For example, a fire sprinkler system is expected to control or extinguish fires: To accomplish this, the systemExpand
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A user's guide for FAST :: engineering tools for estimating fire growth and smoke transport
FAST is a collection of fire modeling tools which uses the underlying fire model CFAST and adds the routines of FIREFORM to provide engineering calculations of fire phenomena in compartmentedExpand
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Defining flashover for fire hazard calculations
As the use of performance-based methods for evaluating the fire behavior of materials and systems becomes more widespread, objective criteria to judge fire behavior become more important. This paperExpand
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Interactive simulation of fire in virtual building environments
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This paper describes the integration of the Berkeley Architectural Walkthrough Program with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s CFAST fire simulator. Expand
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Fire safety of passenger trains; phase III :: evaluation of fire hazard analysis using full-scale passenger rail car tests
A comprehensive multi-phase fire safety research program is being conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to demonstrate the practicality and effectiveness of heat releaseExpand
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The International FORUM of Fire Research Directors: A position paper on performance-based design for fire code applications
The International FORUM of Fire Research Directors (FORUM) periodically takes a position on a technical issue of international significance confronting the fire safety research community. TheExpand
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