Projects

California Wildfires

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Reax has extensive experience in wildland fire forensic reconstructions, hazard analysis, experimental characterization, and modeling work. We have recently co-chaired the Peer Development Panel (PDP) that was tasked by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) with developing a statewide fire hazard/risk map that identifies areas at elevated or extreme risk of experiencing wildland or wildland … Continue reading California Wildfires

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Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel Mist System

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Reax conducted testing of fire mist systems installed in the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel with engineering support for the design of the full-scale experiments, instrumentation, pre and post-test fire modeling, and data interpretation. Reax Engineers are experts in fire testing and have supported numerous large-scale fire test programs in support of research, engineering assessments, and litigation. … Continue reading Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel Mist System

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Warehouse Solar Panel Fire

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Reax Engineering provided key engineering support to litigants in the largest single solar panel linked fire in US history. The role of construction methods, fire suppression systems, solar panel fire safety, and code compliance, were supported by an extensive laboratory fire testing program as part of a multi-disciplinary fire forensics investigation.  Reax Engineers are experts … Continue reading Warehouse Solar Panel Fire

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Transbay Transit Center

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Reax Engineering participated in development of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center which opened in late summer of 2018. Reax analyzed structural fire performance employing coupled CFD models of fire and structural strength. Reax regularly provides structural fire protection services using coupled gas phase fire dynamics and solid phase finite element structural models. We have … Continue reading Transbay Transit Center

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