Flammability test methods and the physiological effects of fire are among the topics covered in the recently published proceedings of a major symposium on fire safety research conducted at the National Bureau of Standards.
Included are the texts of 20 papers presented at the symposium in August 1973 by prominent researchers from NBS, private industry, universities, other government agencies, and the National Fire Protection Association.
Other subjects presented at the symposium include hazard analysis, standards development, flame chemistry, fire modeling, fire services, effect of fire on building materials, and field investigation methods for fire fighters.
Printed copies of the proceedings, Fire Safety Research, NBS Special Publication 411 (SD Catalog No. C13.10:411), may be ordered prepaid for $3.10 from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Foreign remittances must be in U.S. exchange and include an additional 24 percent of the publication price to cover mailing costs.