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Running Head: CASE STUDY 1 Unit III Case Study David Johnson Columbia Southern University
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Running Head: CASE STUDY 2 On November 2, 2012, a fire in a 2 1⁄2 story wood frame residential structure claimed the life of a captain of the Chicago Fire Department. NIST examined the fire dynamics of this incident at the request of NIOSH and the Chicago Fire Department. Computer simulations of the fire incident were conducted using the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator and Smoke view software to provide insight into the fire development and thermal conditions that likely existed in the residence during the fire. The construction of the 21/2 story residence was a Type V construction: wood frame. Type V construction include structures that consist of balloon-frame and post-and-frame. This structure was a balloon frame. Balloon frame structures which was popular in 1800-1900s which does not meet current fire codes. These structures that consist of wooden studs that span from the foundation/basement to the attic/roof. These channels provide a uncontested path for the fire to
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