The investigations: The World Trade Center towers
On Aug. 21, 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it would conduct a building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center disaster. This investigation was conducted...

Bird on Fire: Lessons From the World's Least Sustainable City By Andrew Ross. New York City: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2011.

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...

Post-Fire Predictions of Peak Discharge

Post Cerro Grande Fire Channel Morphology in Lower Pueblo Canyon: And Storm Water Transport of Plutonium 239/240 in Suspended Sediments

Modeling Post Wildfire Floods Using Mike

Book Review: Fire Following Earthquake edited by Charles Scawthorn, John M. Eidinger, and Anshel J. Schiff. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2005

Book Review: Building Fire Performance Analysis by Robert W. Fitzgerald. Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, 2004

Book Review: Ideas: A History of Thought and Invention, from Fire to Freud by Peter Watson. New York: Harper-Collins Publishers, 2005

Book Review: Structural Design for Fire Safety by Andrew H. Buchanan. Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, 2001

Fire Department Response

New Concepts in Structural Strength Assessment for Large Buildings in Fire
This paper presents theoretical descriptions of the key phenomena that govern the behaviour of composite framed structures in fire. These descriptions have been developed in parallel with...

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

Effects of Wildfire on Water Supplies: A Case Study from Denver, Colorado
Wildfires can directly impact municipal water supplies by increasing a watersheds susceptibility to erosion, and thereby potentially increasing the transport of sediment and organic matter...

Estimating Fire Exposures for the Purpose of Evaluating the Expected Performance of Structural Elements

Estimating the Fire Performance of Steel Structural Members

Estimating the Fire Performance of Concrete and Masonry Structural Members

Fire Safety of Composite Buildings in Germany

Fire Performance of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites Used for Repairing and Strengthening Concrete

Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) Earthquake of January 17, 1995
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On January 17, 1995, the Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquake struck the Kobe, Japan,...

 

 

 

 

Return to search