Works (8)

Updated: April 11th, 2023 10:13

2022 journal article

A new test method for evaluating the evaporative cooling efficiency of fabrics using a dynamic sweating hot plate

MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 33(12).

By: H. Gao*, A. Deaton & R. Barker*

author keywords: cooling efficiency; heat loss; wicking; drying rate; hotplate; moisture management
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 19, 2022

2022 article

Effects of Air Gaps on Heat Loss through Firefighter Turnout Composites with Different Moisture Barrier Components

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., DenHartog, E., & Fang, X. (2022, October 7). FIBERS AND POLYMERS, Vol. 10.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton*, R. Barker*, E. DenHartog* & X. Fang*

author keywords: Air gap; Firefighter heat stress; Evaporative resistance; Insulation; Protective clothing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Effects of Outer Shell Fabric Color, Smoke Contamination, and Washing on Heat Loss through Turnout Suit Systems

Textile Research Journal, 92(11-12), 1909–1922.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, X. Fang n, R. Barker n, E. DenHartog n & K. Watson n

author keywords: Heat and moisture transfer; firefighter clothing; solar radiation; heat stress
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 27, 2022

2022 article

Effects of the moisture barrier and thermal liner components on the heat strain and thermal protective performance of firefighter turnout systems

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, May 23). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 5.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, R. Barker n, X. Fang n & K. Watson n

author keywords: Firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 25, 2022

2022 article

Relationship between heat loss indexes and physiological indicators of turnout-related heat strain in mild and hot environments

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, April 29). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND ERGONOMICS, Vol. 3.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, R. Barker n, X. Fang n & K. Watson n

author keywords: firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
MeSH headings : Humans; Hot Temperature; Protective Clothing; Body Temperature Regulation; Textiles; Manikins; Body Temperature
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 30, 2022

2022 article

Using a physiological manikin to evaluate the effect of foam thermal reinforcement in firefighter turnout construction on heat strain

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., & Barker, R. L. (2022, April 29). JOURNAL OF THE TEXTILE INSTITUTE.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n & R. Barker n

author keywords: Heat stress; firefighter; clothing reinforcement; total heat loss; physiological manikin
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 16, 2022

2021 journal article

Effects of environmental temperature and humidity on evaporative heat loss through firefighter suit materials made with semi-permeable and microporous moisture barriers

Textile Research Journal, 92(1-2), 219–231.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, X. Fang n, K. Watson n, E. DenHartog n & R. Barker n

author keywords: Moisture barrier; evaporative resistance; heat stress; firefighter; protective clothing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Identifying factors that contribute to structural firefighter heat strain in North America

International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 28(4), 2183–2192.

By: R. Barker n, X. Fang n, S. Deaton n, E. DenHartog n, H. Gao n, R. Tutterow, M. Schmid

author keywords: firefighters' heat strain; North America; survey; thermal environments; personal protective equipment; turnout gear; work load; time distribution
MeSH headings : Humans; Firefighters; Personal Protective Equipment; Fires; Heat Stress Disorders; Body Temperature Regulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2021

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