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Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754 and Thomas, Ian (2014) Reliability of sprinkler system in Australian high rise office buildings. Fire Safety Journal, 63. 52 - 68. ISSN 0379-7112

Bruck, Dorothy, Ball, Michelle and Thomas, Ian (2011) Fire Fatality and Alcohol Intake: Analysis of Key Risk Factors. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72 (5). pp. 731-736. ISSN 1937-1888

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2011) Community-based research on the effectiveness of the home smoke alarm in waking up children. Fire and Materials, 36 (5/6). pp. 339-348. ISSN 0308-0501 (print), 1099-1018 (online)

Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Al-Menhali, Jamal, Prasannan, Kailas and Thomas, Ian (2011) Rise in structural steel temperatures during ISO 9705 room fires. Fire Safety Journal, 46 (8). pp. 480-496. ISSN 0379-7112

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2011) Hallway smoke alarms: often specified, how effective? Fire Safety Science : proceedings of the tenth international symposium, 10. pp. 847-860. ISSN 1817-4299

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2010) Interactions Between Human Behaviour and Technology: Implications for Fire Safety Science. Fire Technology, 46 (4). pp. 769-787. ISSN 1572-8099

Bruck, Dorothy, Thomas, Ian and Rouillard, Vincent (2009) How does the pitch and pattern of a signal affect auditory arousal thresholds? Journal of Sleep Research, 18 (2). pp. 196-203. ISSN 0962-1105

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2009) Smoke Alarms for Sleeping Adults Who are Hard-of-Hearing: Comparison of Auditory, Visual, and Tactile Signals. Ear and Hearing, 30 (1). pp. 73-80. ISSN 0196-0202

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2009) Strobe Lights versus Auditory Smoke Alarm Signals: Effectiveness for Waking up Selected Populations. The Irish Journal of Psychology, 30 (1). pp. 21-36. ISSN 0303-3910

Shawash, Firas, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754 and Thomas, Ian (2009) The Effect of Changing the Fuel of the LASTFIRE Test. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 22 (4). pp. 540-550. ISSN 0950-4230

Bennetts, Ian, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Thomas, Ian and Proe, David (2008) Sprinklered office fire tests. Fire and materials, 32 (3). pp. 159-198. ISSN 0308-0501

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2008) Comparison of the Effectiveness of Different Fire Notification Signals in Sleeping Older Adults. Fire Technology, 44 (1). pp. 15-38. ISSN 1572-8099

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2008) Awakening of Sleeping People: A Decade of Research. Fire Technology, 46 (3). pp. 743-761. ISSN 1572-8099

Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Thomas, Ian and Chea, Samina (2008) Estimating the Reliability of Sprinkler Systems in Australian High-rise Office Buildings. Fire Safety Science : proceedings of the ninth international symposium, 9. pp. 515-526. ISSN 1817-4299

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2008) Towards a Better Smoke Alarm Signal - An Evidence Based Approach. Fire Safety Science : proceedings of the ninth international symposium, 9. pp. 403-414. ISSN 1817-4299

Bennetts, Ian and Thomas, Ian (2007) Designing against fire. Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, 7. pp. 9-21. ISSN 1443-9255

Thomas, Ian, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754 and Bennetts, Ian (2007) The Effect of Fuel Quantity and Location on Small Enclosure Fires. Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, 17 (2). pp. 85-102. ISSN 1042-3915

Bennetts, Ian, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Goh, C. C and Thomas, Ian (2005) Testing and factors relevant to the evaluation of the structural adequacy of steel members within fire-resistant elevator shafts. Fire Safety Journal, 40 (8). pp. 698-727. ISSN 0379-7112

Book Section

Iyer, Ravi and Ball, Michelle (2010) The Vulnerability of Compulsive Hoarders to Residential Fire Fatality: A Qualitative Enquiry. In: Papers and posters accepted for presentation: 8th Asia-Oceania Symposium for Fire Science and Technology. Dlugogorski, Bogdan Z, Kennedy, Eric M and Thomas, Ian, eds. Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Safety and Technology.

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2010) Smoke Alarm Sound Levels in Australian Houses. In: Papers and posters accepted for presentation: 8th Asia-Oceania Symposium for Fire Science and Technology. Dlugogorski, Bogdan Z, Thomas, Ian R and Kennedy, Eric M, eds. Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Safety and Technology, Melbourne.

Neilson, Samara and Thomas, Ian (2009) CESARE-FireBase: Developing a Fire Data Management System. In: FSE09: Fire Safety Engineering International Conference: Charting the Course. Engineers Australia Society of Fire Safety, Melbourne, Vic., pp. 15-24.

Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754 and Thomas, Ian (2009) A survey to estimate the reliability of fire safety system components. In: FSE09: Fire Safety Engineering International Conference: Charting the Course. Engineers Australia Society of Fire Safety, Melbourne, Vic., pp. 89-102.

Thomas, Ian (2008) Enclosure Fire Temperature-Time Estimation. In: SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering. National Fire Protection Association, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Quincy, Mass., USA, pp. 208-227.

Thomas, Ian (2008) Structural Response as an Aspect of Fire Safety of Buildings. In: Innovations in structural engineering and construction : proceedings of the 4th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-4), Melbourne, Australia, 26-28 September 2007. Xie, Yi Min and Patnaikuni, Indubhushan, eds. Balkema-proceedings and monographs in engineering, water, and earth sciences, 1 . Taylor and Francis, London, pp. 39-45.

Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Thomas, Ian and Chea, Sophea (2007) Factors affecting the reliability of sprinkler system in Australian high rise office buildings. In: Proceedings of the Seventh Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology. Chow, W. K and Hasemi, Y, eds. China Public Security Publisher, pp. 101-113.

Proe, David, Bennetts, Ian and Thomas, Ian (2006) Testing and analysis of catenary action in unprotected steel beams subjected to fire. In: Fourth International Workshop : Structures in Fire : SiF'06 Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 10-12 May, 2006. Real, Paulo Vila , Franssen, Jean-Marc and Lopes, Nuno, eds. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 161-174.

Bennetts, Ian, Thomas, Ian and Proe, David (2005) Aspects of the Design of Multi-Storey Buildings for Fire. In: Australian Stuctural Engineering Conference 2005 : structural engineering - preserving and building into the future : 11-14 September 2005, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Stewart , Mark G and Drockrill, Brad, eds. Engineers Australia, Sydney, N.S.W, pp. 221-230.

Thomas, Ian and Brennan, Patricia (2003) Injuries and fatalities in apartment building fires. In: Fire safety science ; proceedings of the seventh international Symposium. Evans, David D, ed. International Association for Fire Safety Science, London, UK, pp. 1085-1096.

Monograph

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2010) Smoke Alarms in Dwellings : Timely Activation and Effective Notification. Technical Report. Victoria University, Melbourne.

Bruck, Dorothy and Thomas, Ian (2007) Waking effectiveness of alarm (auditory, visual and tactile) for adults who are hard of hearing. Project Report. The Fire Protection Research Foundation, Australia.

Bruck, Dorothy, Thomas, Ian and Ball, Michelle (2007) Waking effectiveness of alarms (auditory, visual and tactile) for the alcohol impaired. Project Report. Fire Protection Research Foundation, Vicotoria, Australia.

Bruck, Dorothy, Thomas, Ian and Kritikos, Ada (2006) Investigation of auditory arousal with different alarm signals in sleeping older adults. Project Report. Fire Protection Research Foundation, Victoria, Australia.

Conference or Workshop Item

Thomas, Ian, Bruck, Dorothy and Ball, Michelle (2015) Fire alarm waking effectiveness for alcohol impaired adults. In: 6th International Symposium of Human Behaviour in Fire, 28 September 2015-30 September 2015, Downing College, Cambridge, England.

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2013) Smoke alarms in dwellings: occupant safety through timely activation and effective notification. In: 2011 Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications - a Technical Working Conference , March 22-25, 2011 , Doubletree Resort, Orlando, Florida.

Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2008) Strobe lights, pillow shakers and bed shakers as smoke alarm signals. In: Ninth International Symposium on Fire Safety Science , 21-26 September 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Hasofer, Abraham, Thomas, Ian, Ball, Michelle and Bruck, Dorothy (2005) Statistical Modelling of The Effect of Alcohol and Sound Intensity on Response to Fire Alarms. In: 8th International Symposium of the International Association for Fire Safety Science, Sept 2005, Beijing.

Thomas, Ian, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754 and Bennetts, Ian (2005) Fire development in a deep enclosure. In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium, 2005.

Moghaddam, AZ, Moinuddin, Khalid ORCID: 0000-0002-1831-6754, Thomas, Ian, Bennetts, Ian and Culton, M (2004) Fire behaviour studies of combustible wall linings applying fire dynamics simulator. In: 15th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13-17 December 2004, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.