ARL PET IMT Workshop
HEAT Center
Aberdeen, MD

Summary | Agenda | Attendees


The Workshop on Fire was held at the HEAT Center in Aberdeen, Maryland on 20-21 May 1998. The list of attendees and an agenda are available nearby on this web site. If you have questions about any specific briefing, please contact the briefer directly. Some of the materials are available on the web and a link is provided. The workshop attendees were selected to represent a wide range of interests and organizations. The purpose of this diversity was to mingle various fire communities and the HPCM program personnel to foster mutual understanding and to encourage collaborations.

Several areas of fire interest were represented by the briefings. The material being consumed in the fire is one distinction among the briefings. Fires from propellants, fuels, and structures were discussed, from the experiment, test, and model perspectives. The AFDTC briefing included a discussion of an Army/Air Force program investigating propellant fires ignited by energetic fragments penetrating a solid rocket case. Briefers from AFDTC, ARL, and Sandia all addressed fuel fires. The Sandia briefing also included a discussion of a funded Sandia/Air Force project in modeling suppression of fuel fires onboard aircraft. The SwRI and NSWC briefings described Navy and Coast Guard investigations of structure fires on boats and ships. The ATC briefing described fire testing capability that could conceivably include all these types of fires.

The ability of high performance computing to enhance fire testing was seen by the participants as a significant HPC application. The participants asked that the ARL PET IMT lead take an action item to encourage this interaction between the fire and HPC communities


May 20, 1998

0900 Introductions, Welcome, Blankenship, TEREC
0930 HPCM & PET, To, HPTi
0945 CTA Briefings IMT, Mark, ARL CCM, Hurley, OSU
1110 Break
1130 "Fire Programs at Sandia", Peterson, SNL
1200 Lunch
1300 "Fire Programs at Sandia(concluded)", Peterson, SNL
1415 "Probability of Weapon Induced Fuel Fire in Vehicles", Finnerty, ARL
1445 "Fire M&S and Tests at SwRI", Janssens, SwRI
1600 HPCM MSRC Tour

May 21, 1998

0855 Administrivia, Blankenship
0900 "JSOW/BLU-97 LFT&E Results", Stovall, AFDTC
0930 "Threat SAM Solid Propellant Reactions from Fragments", Thorn, AFDTC
1020 Break
1040 ATC Fire Testing, Sokolis, ATC
1100 NSWC Fire Programs, Gracik, NSWC Carderock
1130 Discussion
1215 End


Don Bein
Naval Air Warfare Ctr, Aircraft Div.
Code 43520A B562-3, Attn: D. Bein Hwy 547
Lakehurst, NJ 08733
W: (732)323-1660
Fax: (732)323-7216

Jose Luis M. Cortez
Energetic Materials Rsch & Testing Ctr
801 Leroy Pl
Socorro, NM 87801
W: (505)835-5701
Fax: (505)835-5630

Richard Couch
LLNL-Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab
P. O. Box 808 L-170
Livermore, CA 94550
W: (925)422-1655
Fax: (925)422-3389

Anthony E. Finnerty
U. S. Army Research Lab
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5066
W: (410)278-6572
Fax: (410)278-8736

Robert B. Frey
Army Research Lab
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
W: (410)278-6206
Fax: (410)278-6877

Thomas D. Grazik
CARDEROCK Division Naval Surface Warefare Ctr
Code 643 Bld 60 Room 319
Bethesda, MD
W: (301)227-4844
Fax: (301)227-4814

Warren Hillstrom
DSI/ARL U. S. Army Research Lab
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
W: (410)278-6571

Marc L. Janssens
Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238-5166
W: (210)522-3632
Fax: (210)522-3377

Charles Koelbel
Rice University CRPC, Mail Stop 132
6100 Main
Houston, TX 77005
W: (713)285-5304
Fax: (713)285-5136

Andrew Mark
Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, 21005-5067
W: (410)278-9761
Fax: (410)278-9432

Linda Moss
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5068
W: (410)278-6513
Fax: (410)278-9337

Philip Peregino
Army Research Lab
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
W: (410)278-8737
Fax: (410)278-8736

Carl Peterson
Sandia National Laboratories MS0836
Unsteady & Reactive Fluid Mechanics Dept 9116
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0836
W: (505)844-6775
Fax: (505)844-8251

Robert Shnidman
Attn: AMSRL-SL-BE Dr. R. Shnidman
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5068
W: (410)278-4081
Fax: (410)278-7266

Bernard A. Sokolis
U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center
STEAC-SL-F B-359 2nd Floor
Aberdeem Proving Ground, Md 21005-5059
W: (410)278-7212IC210
Fax: (410)278-6944M

Robert L. Stovall
46 OG/OGML "Chicken Little"
104 Cherokee Ave
Eglin AFB, FL 32542-5600
W: (850)882-9243
Fax: (850)882-9764

Elizabeth T. Thorn
46 OG/OGML (Sverdrup)
104 Cherokee Ave
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
W: (850)882-9243
Fax: (850)882-9764

Last Updated December 20, 2007