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Cook County Administration Building Fire, 69 West Washington, Chicago, Illinois, October 17, 2003: Heat Release Rate Experiments & FDS Simulations
D. Madrzykowski (au); W.D. Walton (au). On Oct. 17. 2003, in the Cook Cnty. Admin. Bldg., 69 W. Wash., Chicago, IL, a fire resulted in 6 fatalities & several injuries. NIST provided technical assistance to the Illinois Governors’ review team. NIST’s focus was the simulation of the fire using the Fire Dynamic Simulator (FDS) & visualizations using Smokeview to provide insight into the fire growth & smoke movement. This report documents the furnishings, the experiments conducted, & the results of those experiments. The report also explain the development of a computational simulation & the result of those simulations. The simulation started with a small, flaming fire in the storage room & ended with the start of fire suppression activities by the fire department 16 min 30 s later. Illustrations.
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