M.S. Theses (2010-present)

Year

Title

Author

2018 Simplified Structural Design Approach for Open Compartments in the Case of Fire Nassiri, Parisa
2018 Investigation of the Effect of Oxygen Concentration on the Pyrolytic Decomposition of Polypropylene Turner, Brent A.
2018 Assessing the Validity of the Verification Method as a Design Tool  Antonsen, Maibritt
2018 Increased Individual Size and its Potential Effects on Emergency Evacuation Scenarios  Ahrens, Katherine
2017 The Structure of the Blue Whirl: A Soot-Free Reacting Vortex Phenomenon   Hariharan, Sriram
2017  Development of a suite Verification Tests for the CFD Fire  Model FireFOAM Li, Hao
2017 Pressure Measurements for Refrigerant Flammability Limit Testing Using ASTM E681 Apparatus Klieger, Alexandra
2017 Study of the Fidelity and Safety of the Fire Service Training Environment  Regan, John W.
2017  Moisture Content Effects on Energy and Emissions Released During Combustion of Pyrophytic Vegetation May, Nathaniel A.
2017 Quantification of Flame Heat Feedback in Cone Calorimetry Tests  Tilles, Jessica
2017 Thermal Characterization of Firebrand Piles  Hakes, Raquel S.
2017 Analysis of Propane Gas Fire Experiments and Simulations in Residential Scale Structures Willi, Joseph
2017 Towards Development of a Spatially-Resolved Spray Scanning System Jordan, Stephen J.
2017 Improvements to Refrigerant Flammability Testing Through Use of a Polycarbonate Apparatus  Reymann, Jonathan
2016 Water Mist Suppression in a Turbulent Line Burner Keller, Elizabeth
2016 A Method for Measurement of Spatially Resolved Radiation Intensity and Radiative Fraction of Laminar Flames of Gaseous and Solid Fuels Hamel, Catherine M.
2016 Laboratory Studies on the Generation of Firebrands from Cylindrical Wooden Dowels Caton, Sara
2016 Interaction of Acoustic Waves with a Laminar Line-Flame Friedman, Adam N.
2016 Improved Venting for Flammability Limit Testing Using ASTM E681 Apparatus McCoy, Conor G.
2016 Development of the ASTM E681 Standard Lomax, Peter
2016 Data-Driven Wildfire Propagation Modeling with FARSITE-EnKF Theodori, Maria F.
2015 Zone Modeling of Very-Low-Frequency Unstable Behavior in Mechanically-Ventilated Compartment Fires Pi, Xiaoyue
2015 A Methodology for Determining the Fire Performance Equivalency Amongst Similar Materials During a Full-scale Fire Scenario Based on Bench-scale Testing Lannon, Chad M.
2015 Pyrolysis of Reinforced Polymer Composites: Parameterizing a Model for Multiple Compositions Martin, Geraldine E.
2015 Large Eddy Simulation of a Nonreacting Propane Jet Briggs, Christopher M.
2015 Development of a Cyber Physical System for Fire Safety Wills, Rosalie F.
2015 A Generalized Model for Wall Flame Heat Flux During Upward Flame Spread on Polymers Korver, Kevin
2014 Procedures to Obtain Accurate Heat Flux Measurements from a Gas Fueled Burner Kim, Hyeon
2014 Transient Fire Load on Aluminum Ferries Hall, Brian
2014 Assessment of Duct Leakage Rates on Stairwell Pressurization System Taricska, Jerry R.
2014 Detailed Measurements of Fire-Induced Mixing Phenomena Layton, Thomas G.
2014 METHODS TO INCREASE VELOCITY OF MAKEUP AIR FOR ATRIUM SMOKE CONTROL - A CFD STUDY Pongratz, Christine A.
2014 Studying wildfire spread using stationary burners Gorham, Daniel Jack
2014 Understanding flame structure in wildfires using Large Eddy Simulations Verma, Salman
2014 Fire Hazard of the Contemporary American Home Hanson, Robert E.
2014 A Potential Flow Model of a Fire Sprinkler Head Myers, Taylor Macks
2014 Using Inverse Fire Modeling With Multiple Input Signals to Obtain Heat Release Rates in Compartment Fire Scenarios Price, Michael D.
2014 In Situ Burning Alternatives Cohen, Brian
2014 HOT SURFACE IGNITION OF R-32 AND R-410A REFRIGERANT MIXTURES WITH LUBRICATING OIL Boussouf, Adam
2014 PROCEDURES TO OBTAIN ACCURATE MEASUREMENT FROM A GAS FUELD BURNER Kim, Hyeon
2014 Upward Flame Spread over Discrete Fuels Miller, Colin
2014 A Non-Intrusive Method for Temperature Measurements in Flames Produced by Milligram-Sized Solid Samples Frances, Colleen
2014 Flame Spread Through Wooden Dowels Zhao, Zhao
2014 Development of a Turbulent Wolfhard-Parker Burner with Suppressing Co-flow Link, Eric
2014 Response of a Thermoacoustic Flashover Detector to Thermal Radiation Jeffrey, Zachary T.
2013 An Analysis of Thermally Induced Arcing Failure of Electrical Cable Fisher, Ryan P.
2013 Design and Implementation of the Flaming Combustion Calorimeter Ding, Xi
2013 OPTIMIZATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A THERMOACOUSTIC FLASHOVER DETECTOR Hamburger, Kenneth A
2013 MEASUREMENT OF INVERSE DIFFUSION FLAME QUENCHING LIMITS Zhang, Yi
2013 A Model for Non-Oxidative and Oxidative Pyrolysis of Corrugated Cardboard Semmes, Molllie R.
2013 Outflow boundary conditions for low-Mach buoyant computational fluid dynamics Trettel, Benjamin M.
2012 Design and Evaluation of a Thermally Responsive Firefighter Turnout Coat Yates, David Anthony
2012 OBSERVED BEHAVIOR OF PLATOON DYNAMICS DURING HIGH-RISE STAIRWELL EVACUATIONS Baker, Matthew Daniel
2012 ASSESSMENT OF NATURAL VERTICAL VENTILATION FOR SMOKE AND HOT GAS LAYER CONTROL IN A RESIDENTIAL SCALE STRUCTURE Opert, Kelly
2012 Experimental and Computational Analysis of the Fire Suppression Effectiveness of Halon 1301 Replacements Pagliaro, John L.
2012 Occupant Merging Behavior During Egress From High Rise Buildings Campbell, Christopher K.
2012 EFFECTS OF RADIANT HEAT FLUX ON CLEAN AGENT PERFORMANCE FOR CLASS-C STANDARDS Patel, Romil
2012 Development of a Model for Flaming Combustion of Double-Wall Corrugated Cardboard McKinnon, Mark
2012 LAMINAR SMOKE POINTS OF COFLOWING DIFFUSION FLAMES IN MICROGRAVITY DeBold, Thomas
2012 Experimental Investigation of Liquid and Gas Fueled Flames Towards the Development of a Burning Rate Emulator (BRE) for Microgravity Applications Bustamante, Michael
2012 Fire Growth Evaluation for Regulations of Fire Load for Type 5A Spaces on Seafaring Vessels Shriner, Noel T.
2012 Prototype Design for Thermoacoustic Flashover Detector Buda-Ortins, Krystyna 
2012 Optimization of Carbon Monoxide Detectors in a Residential Layout and Analysis of Dispersion Characteristics Engel, Derek
2012 Design and Analysis of New Gasification Apparatus based on the Standard Cone Calorimeter Liu, Xuan
2012 An Experimental Analysis of Firefighter Protective Clothing: The Influences of Moisture and a Thermally Activated Expanding Air-Gap White, James P.
2012 FORENSIC INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES FOR INSPECTING ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS INVOLVED IN FIRES FOR ARC AND MELT BEADS Hussain, Nasir
2012 Measurements of Soot Temperature in a Diffusion Flame Using a Digital Camera Castillo Moreno, Jose A.
2012 Evaluation of critical nuclear power plant electrical cable response to severe thermal fire conditions Taylor, Gabriel J.
2011 An Analysis of Heat Flux-Induced Arc Formation in Residential Electrical Cables Novak, Cameron James
2011 THERMAL DEGRADATION OF FIREFIGHTER TURNOUT GEAR DUE TO THE EFFECTS OF MOISTURE Perry, Justin A.
2011 THE IMPACT OF A VARIABLE AIR GAP ON THE THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF FIREFIGHTER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Hendrickson, Bryant W.
2011 Observed Trends in Human Behavior Phenomena within High-Rise Stairwells Leahy, Andrew
2011 Evaluation of Fire Dynamics Simulator for Liquefied Natural Gas Vapor Dispersion Hazards Kohout, Andrew J.
2011 EVOLUTION OF FLAME TO SURFACE HEAT FLUX DURING UPWARD FLAME SPREAD ON POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE (PMMA) Leventon, Isaac T.
2011 On Determining Spontaneous Ignition in Porous Materials Tamburello, Stephen 
2011 Spontaneous Ignition of Linseed Oil Soaked Cotton Using the Oven Basket and Crossing Point Methods Worden, Justin T.
2011 Sodium fire suppression using liquid nitrogen An, Deukkwang
2010 VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION OF A CANDIDATE SOOT DEPOSITION MODEL IN FIRE DYNAMICS SIMULATOR VERSION 5.5.1 Cohan, Brian D.
2010 Spray Characteristics From Fire Hose Nozzles Salyers, Brian E.
2010 AN INTEGRAL MODEL FOR TURBULENT FLAME RADIAL LENGTHS UNDER A CEILING Ding, Haiwen
2010 Analysis of the Effects of Temperature and Velocity on the Response Time Index of Heat Detectors Pomeroy, Andrew T.
2010 EVALUATION OF THE THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF FIRE FIGHTER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING WITH THE ADDITION OF PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL McCarthy, Lee K.
2010 An Integrated Methodology for Assessing Fire Simulation Code Uncertainty Ontiveros, Victor Luis
2010 SCALE MODELING OF STATIC FIRES IN A COMPLEX GEOMETRY FOR FORENSIC FIRE APPLICATIONS Carey, Allison C.
2010 Analyzing Photo-Electric Smoke Detector Response Based On Aspirated Smoke Detector Obscuration Miller, John H.T.
2010 NUMERICAL MODELING OF BALCONY SPILL PLUMES USING FIRE DYNAMICS SIMULATOR (FDS) Lim, Johnson Meng K
2010 SPILL AND BURNING BEHAVIOR OF FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS Benfer, Matthew
2010 Simulating the Fuel Mass Loss Rate in Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) Using a New Furniture Calorimeter McKeever, Meghan 
2010 CHARACTERIZING SMOKE DISPERSION ALONG BEAMED CEILINGS USING SALT-WATER MODELING Chan, Chau S.
2010 THE EFFECT OF STAIR WIDTH ON OCCUPANT SPEED AND FLOW OF HIGH RISE BUILDINGS Blair, Alyson J.