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May Issue of Fire Technology Online Now

Tuesday, April 4, 2017  
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The May 2017 issue of Fire Technology, the international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal of SFPE and NFPA, is now online. SFPE members get free online access to Fire Technology via the Member Resources section of the website [login required].


Articles in this issue include:

  • The Effect of Boundary Layer on Blow-Off Extinction in Opposed-Flow Flame Spread over Thin Cellulose: Experiments and a Simplified Analysis by Luca Carmignani, Greg Celniker & Subrata Bhattacharjee
  • Transport Time Lag Effect on Smoke Flow Characteristics in Long-Narrow Spaces by Jinhui Wang, Guoqiang Li, Long Shi, Yu Jiao & Qimiao Xie
  • A Review of Sociological Issues in Fire Safety Regulation by Graham Spinardi, Luke Bisby & Jose Torero
  • Behavior of Steel–Concrete Partially Composite Beams Subjected to Fire—Part 1: Experimental Study by Wei-yong Wang, Michael D. Engelhardt, Guo-qiang Li & Guo-sheng Huang
  • Determination of Fire Hose Friction Loss Characteristics by Matthew E. Benfer, Eric Forssell & Joseph Scheffey
  • A Probabilistic Inferential Algorithm to Determine Fire Source Location Based on Inversion of Multidimensional Fire Parameters by Y. Y. Chu, V. K. R. Kodur & D. Liang
  • Real-Time Forecasting of Building Fire Growth and Smoke Transport via Ensemble Kalman Filter by Cheng-Chun Lin & Liangzhu (Leon) Wang
  • Cigarette Fires Involving Upholstered Furniture in Residences: The Role that Smokers, Smoker Behavior, and Fire Standard Compliant Cigarettes Play by David T. Butry & Douglas S. Thomas
  • Behavior of Steel–Concrete Partially Composite Beams Subjected to Fire—Part 2: Analytical Study by Weiyong Wang, Kang Wang, Michael D. Engelhardt & Guoqiang Li
  • Robotic Fire Suppression Through Autonomous Feedback Control by Joshua G. McNeil & Brian Y. Lattimer
  • Experimental Characterisation of the Fire Behaviour of Thermal Insulation Materials for a Performance-Based Design Methodology by Juan P. Hidalgo, José L. Torero & Stephen Welch
  • The Breakage of Float Glass with Four-Edge Shading Under the Combined Effect of Wind Loading and Thermal Loading by Haodong Chen, Han Zhao, Yu Wang, Qingsong Wang & Jinhua Sun
  • Statistical Characterization of Heat Release Rates from Electrical Enclosure Fires for Nuclear Power Plant Applications by Raymond H. V. Gallucci & Brian Metzger
  • Erratum to: Statistical Characterization of Heat Release Rates from Electrical Enclosure Fires for Nuclear Power Plant Applications by Raymond H. V. Gallucci & Brian Metzger
  • The Influence of Currents on the Ignition and Correlative Smoke Productions for PVC-Insulated Electrical Wires by Hao He, Qixing Zhang, Xiaowei Wang, Feng Wang, Luyao Zhao & Yongming Zhang
  • Permeability Comparison of Natural and Artificial Pinus Radiata Forest Litters by Sebastian Fehrmann, Wolfram Jahn & Juan de Dios Rivera
  • A Quantitative Infrared Imaging System for In Situ Characterization of Composite Materials in Fire Tests by Sergio Sánchez-Carballido, Celeste Justo-María, Juan Meléndez & Fernando López
  • Anisotropic Curvature and Damage of Unbonded Post-tensioned Concrete Slabs During Fire Testing by Johan Sjöström, David Lange, Robert Jansson McNamee & Lars Boström
  • Experiments and Numerical Simulations of Pressure Effects in Apartment Fires by R. Kallada Janardhan & S. Hostikka
  • Application Tests of New Wetting Compositions for Wildland Firefighting by Joanna Rakowska, Ryszard Szczygieł, Mirosław Kwiatkowski, Bożenna Porycka, Katarzyna Radwan & Krystyna Prochaska
  • Increasing the Simulation Performance of Large-Scale Evacuations Using Parallel Computing Techniques Based on Domain Decomposition by A. Grandison, Y. Cavanagh, P. J. Lawrence & E. R. Galea
  • Semi-empirical Model for Fire Spread in Shrubs with Spatially-Defined Fuel Elements and Flames by Dallan Prince, Chen Shen & Thomas Fletcher
  • A Survey of Transient Fire Load on Passenger Ferry Vessels by Brian M. Hall & Michael J. Gollner
  • A Simple Solution of the Smoke Filling Equation by Yan Zhou & Qian Meng

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