Smokestack Rescue
The site of an abandoned cement plant was transformed, via rehabilitation and new construction, into a $56 million retail and entertainment complex. The most prominent visual landmarks...

Applications of CFD Flow Modelling in Building Design

No-Dig Gains Ground
The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (MDWASD), the regional wastewater utility of Metropolitan Dade County, is currently undertaking one of the Country's largest Infiltration/Inflow...

The Effective Use of Fire Ratings
Any consideration of components for construction must take into account the performance of those components when they are exposed to fire. Codes, standards, and fire ratings provide some...

Smoke Plumes From In Situ Burning of Oil Spills
Mesoscale pool fire experiments with effective diameters up to 17.2 m were conducted to obtain data on the characteristics of burning crude oil on water. These experiments showed that...

Fire Combustion Toxicity Tests—Good Idea or Not?
The smoke from burning synthetic materials in buildings is highly toxic and is a key cause of deaths in building fires. If fire codes regulate on the basis of the toxicity of smoke of...

Indoor Aldehyde Levels in Nonoccupational Environments of a Midwestern Town

Flow Visualization and Digital Image Processing of the Velocity and Concentration Fields in Turbulent Flows

Fighting Fire With Concrete
Fire departments have been required to handle an increasing number of fires in multi-story buildings. A fire department in a rapidly developing suburb of Indianapolis, Ind., undertook...

Houston Infiltration Abatement Program
The City of Houston, Texas, has embarked upon a program of infiltration abatement that provides for an orderly approach to the conception, development, and implementation of a plan to...

Serendipity and the Development of Experimental Meteorology
Development of cloud physics and discovery of cloud-seeding are reviewed; oil smoke generators; triggering effect of dry ice in changing phase of supercooled cloud; understanding of mountain...

Seeding of West Coast Winter Storms
Description of manually operated and radio-remote-controlled silver-iodide smoke generators; smoke dispersal was determined from analysis of seeded storm precipitation patterns as related...

Basic Considerations in the Measurements of Air Contaminants
Limited applicability of industrial hygiene techniques, that have originated as part of Los Angeles smog research, and traditional visual basis of smoke inspection; basic consideration...

Allegheny County Story of Smoke and Air Pollution Control
Review of air pollution legislation, measures and results obtained in Pittsburgh area....

Suppression of the Fluid-Induced Vibration of Circular Cylinders
Investigation made to evolve means of suppressing dangerous, wind induced oscillation of tall steel smokestacks; tests of plain and modified cylinders made over wide range of cylinder...

 

 

 

 

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