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L. Janssens, “Measuring Rate of Heat Release by Oxygen Consumption,” Fire Technology, Vol 27, pp. 234–49, (1991). , Test Methods for Quantifying the Propensity of Cigarettes to Ignite Soft Furnishings, NIST Special Publication 851, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1993. 73 The test method was first adopted by the state of New York for regulating cigarette fire performance and has since been adopted by numerous other states, Canada, and a number of other countries around the world.
62 Techniques used by both efforts were based on the original work of W. M. G. , “Variations in the Burning Characteristics of Low Porosity Cribs,” Combustion Institute/Western States Section, Spring 1977. 62 Parker, W. , “An Investigation of the Fire Environment in the ASTM E 84 Tunnel Test,” NBS Technical Note 945, National Bureau of Standards, August 1977. 63 In 1978, Clayton Huggett of the National Bureau of Standards focused an effort on defining a body of science necessary for the development of a robust oxygen calorimeter system.
Janssens, “Measuring Rate of Heat Release by Oxygen Consumption,” Fire Technology, Vol 27, pp. 234–49, (1991). , Test Methods for Quantifying the Propensity of Cigarettes to Ignite Soft Furnishings, NIST Special Publication 851, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 1993. 73 The test method was first adopted by the state of New York for regulating cigarette fire performance and has since been adopted by numerous other states, Canada, and a number of other countries around the world.
A History of Fire Testing by J. Randall Lawson