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‘This publication was made possible by funds from ASHRAE research. Principles of Smoke Management by John Klote and James Milk is an exhaustive treatment of smoke man- agement, including pressurized stairwells, pressurized elevators, zoned smoke control, and smoke manage- ment in atria and other large spaces. Recent advancements include heat release rate, toxicity of smoke, natural atrium venting, plugholing, minimum depth of an atrium smoke iayer, smoke stratification, smoke detection, tenability systems, and computer analysis. The book includes numerous example calculations. Methods of analysis include equations, network flow models, zone fire models, scale modeling, and hazard analysis. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is also addressed. The book includes a CD of computer soft- ‘ware for analysis of smoke management systems. "This publication was prepared under ASHRAE Research Project 1122. Cognizant TC: TC 5.6, Fire and Smoke Control. ABOUT THE AUTHORS John H. Klote, D.Se., PE, Fellow ASHRAB, is a consulting engineer specializing in the design and review of smoke management systems, as well as code consulting and teaching private smoke management courses. He conducted research for 19 years at the National Institute of Standards and ‘Technology (NIST) ‘and has published over 80 papers and articles on smoke management and other aspects of fire protection. Dr. Klote headed the Building Fire Physics Group at NIST, which conducted research in smoke move- ‘ment in buildings. The tools used for this rescarch ineluded full-scale fire experiments, scale model fire experiments, network airflow models, zone fire models, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Klote acted as a consultant in the area of smoke movement for the investigations of the MGM Grand fire and the First Inerstate Bank fire. Klote’s research was the basis of the 1997 revision to the NFPA Life Safety Code (ection 5-2.13), allowing elevators to be used as a second means of egress from towers. In 1986, he earned a Doctor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from George Washington Uni- versity. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a fellow of SFPE, and a fellow of ASHRAE. He has extensive participation in ASHRAE and NFPA committees, including being a past chairman of ASHRAE TC 5.6, Fire and Smoke Control. Dr. Kloteis a registered professional engineer in the District of Columbia, North Carolina, California, and Delaware. James A. Milke, Ph.D., is an associate professor and assaciate chair of the Department of Fire Protec- tion Engineering at the University of Maryland. Dr. Milke has been a member of the faculty and staff of the department since 1977. He received his Ph.D. in aerospace enginessing from the University of Maryland, with an emphasis in structures. He received an M.S. degree in mechanical engineering and a B.S. degree in fire protection engineering, both from the University of Maryland, In addition, he has a B.S. degree in phys- ies from Ursinus College Dr. Milke has served as a research fire prevention engineer at the Building and Fire Research Labora- tory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, as the fire protection engineer for Fairfax County, Vir- ginia, and as a consultant to numerous organizations. Dr. Milke is a fellow of the SFPE and is a member of the National Fire Protection Association, the International Association of Fire Safety Science, and the Amer- ican Society of Civil Engineers. He is the chairman of the NFPA Technical Committee on.Smoke Manage- ‘ment Systems and the ASCE/SFPE committee on Structural Design for Fire Conditions. He serves on the Fire Council of Underwriters Laboratories. PRINCIPLES OF SMOKE MANAGEMENT John H. Klote James A. Milke American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. Society of Fire Protection Engineers