Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr David Rush

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2020
  2. The effect of separation distance between informal dwellings on fire spread rates based on experimental data and analytical equations

    Cicione, A., Walls, R., Sander, Z., Flores, N., Narayanan, V., Stevens, S. & Rush, D., 30 Jul 2020, In : Fire Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Conceptualising a GIS-based risk quantification framework for fire spread in informal settlements: A Cape Town case study

    Stevens, S., Gibson, L. & Rush, D., 27 Jun 2020, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 50, 101736.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world

    Rush, D., Bankoff, G., Cooper Knock, S. J., Gibson, L., Hirst, L., Jordan, S., Spinardi, G., Twigg, J. & Walls, R., 11 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Disaster Prevention and Management.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. A preliminary investigation to develop a semi-probabilistic model of informal settlement fire spread using B-RISK

    Cicione, A., Wade, C., Spearpoint, M., Gibson, L., Walls, R. & Rush, D., 22 May 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal. 103115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Semi-empirical model for estimating the Heat Release Rate required for flashover in compartments with thermally-thin boundaries and ultra-fast fires

    Beshir, M., Wang, Y., Centeno, F., Hadden, R., Welch, S. & Rush, D., 8 May 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal. 103124.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Assessing fire frequency and structural fire behaviour of England statistics according to BS PD 7974-7

    Manes, M. & Rush, D., 7 May 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal. 103030.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Spatial metrics from LiDAR roof mapping for fire spread risk assessment of informal settlements in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Gibson, L., Adeleke, A., Hadden, R. & Rush, D., 7 May 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal. 16 p., 103053.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. A full-scale experimental study on single dwelling burning behavior of informal settlement

    Wang, Y., Beshir, M., Cicione, A., Hadden, R., Krajcovic, M. & Rush, D., 3 May 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal. 103076.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Laboratory experiment of fire spread between two informal settlement dwellings

    Wang, Y., Beshir, M., Hadden, R., Cicione, A., Krajcovic, M., Gibson, L. & Rush, D., 1 Apr 2020, In : Fire Safety Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. 20 Dwelling Large-Scale Experiment of Fire Spread in Informal Settlements

    de Koker, N., Walls, R., Cicione, A., Sander, Z., Löffel, S., Claasen, J. J., Fourie, S. J., Croukamp, L. & Rush, D., 11 Jan 2020, In : Fire Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 2019
  13. Developing an experimental database of burning characteristics of combustible informal dwelling materials based on South African informal settlement investigation

    Wang, Y., Betrand, C., Beshir, M., Kahanji, C., Walls, R. & Rush, D., 19 Dec 2019, In : Fire Safety Journal. 111, 102938.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Experimental studies on the dwelling burning behaviour of informal settlement

    Wang, Y., Beshir, M. & Rush, D., 19 Sep 2019, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  15. Detecting historic informal settlement fires with Sentinel 1 and 2 satellite data - two case studies in Cape Town.

    Gibson, L., Engelbrecht, J. & Rush, D., Sep 2019, In : Fire Safety Journal. 108

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Full-Scale Informal Settlement Dwelling Fire Experiments and Development of Numerical Models

    Cicione, A., Beshir, M., Walls, R. & Rush, D., 3 Aug 2019, In : Fire Technology. p. 1-34

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Characterising natural fires in large compartments – revisiting an early travelling fire test (BST/FRS 1993) with CFD

    Dai, X., Welch, S., Rush, D., Charlier, M. & Anderson, J., 3 Jul 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  18. FDS simulations and modelling efforts of travelling fires in a large elongated compartment

    Anderson, J., Sjöström, J., Temple, A., Charlier, M., Dai, X., Welch, S. & Rush, D., 3 Jul 2019, Proc. 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering. Interscience Communications Ltd

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  19. Re-visiting NIST Reduced/Full-Scale Enclosures (R/FSE) Experiments (2007-2008)

    Beshir, M., Cicione, A., Wang, Y., Welch, S. & Rush, D., 3 Jul 2019, 15th Int. Conf. & Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering (Interflam 2019). Interscience Communications Ltd

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  20. Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanising world

    Rush, D., Gibson, L., Bankoff, G., Cooper Knock, S. J., Walls, R., Twigg, J., Hirst, L., Jordan, S. & Spinardi, J., 1 Jul 2019, Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations, New York

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  21. Numerical investigation of Chinese ancient fire wall design to mitigate fire spread risk in informal settlements

    Wang, Y., Beshir, M., Gibson, L. & Rush, D., 12 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  22. Post-heating response of concrete-filled steel tubular columns under sustained loads

    Ibañez, C., Bisby, L., Rush, D., Romero, M. L. & Hospitaler, A., 29 Apr 2019, In : Structures.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. A computational study on effect of horizontal openings on fire dynamics within informal dwellings

    Beshir, M., Wang, Y., Gibson, L., Welch, S. & Rush, D., 21 Apr 2019, Proc. 9th International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  24. 2018
  25. Analysing fire risk in informal settlements

    Rush, D., Dec 2018, Crisis Response Journal, 14, 1, p. 82-83.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  26. AN ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE FIRE SOURCE LOCATION ON THE HOT GAS LAYER TEMPERATURE IN A PRE-FLASHOVER COMPARTMENT FIRE

    Lemmertz, C. K., Centeno, F. R., Jahn, W., Beshir, M. & Rush, D., 25 Nov 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  27. A Critical Evaluation of BS PD 7974-7 Structural Fire Response Data Based on USA Fire Statistics

    Manes, M. & Rush, D., 12 Oct 2018, In : Fire Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Fire detection in informal settlements

    Gibson, L., Wheeler, O., Cairns, R., Walls, R. & Rush, D., 9 Oct 2018, Proceedings: Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments III. Vol. 10793.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Determination of critical fallout condition of tempered glass in an enclosure fire

    Wang, Y. & Rush, D., 17 Aug 2018, In : Fire Safety Journal. 101, p. 18-24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Experimental study on fallout behaviour of tempered glass façades with different frame insulation conditions in an enclosure fire

    Wang, Y., Sun, J., He, L., Wang, Q. & Rush, D., 17 Aug 2018, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Preliminary investigation of critical separation distance between shacks in informal settlements fire

    Wang, Y., Beshir, M., Gibson, L. & Rush, D., 2 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. 2017
  33. Applicability of Ambient Temperature Reliability Targets for Appraising Structures Exposed to Fire

    Hopkin, D., Anastasaov, S., Swinburne, K., Lay, S., Rush, D. & Van Coile, R., 10 Sep 2017, 2nd International Conference on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast Loading - CONFAB 2017. Lu, Y., Usmani, A., Cashell, K. & Das, P. (eds.). p. 146-155

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. DESIGN FOR POST-FIRE USE: A CASE STUDY IN FIRE RESILIENCE DESIGN

    Van Coile, R., Bisby, L., Rush, D. & Manes, M., 10 Sep 2017, 2nd International Conference on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast Loading - CONFAB 2017. Lu, Y., Usmani, A., Cashell, K. & Das, P. (eds.). p. 263-270

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  35. META-ANALYSIS OF RESPONSE TIMES AND SAFETY SYSTEMS TO THE FIRE SIZE, GROWTH AND DAMAGE, BASED ON UK, USA AND NEW ZEALAND FIRE STATISTICS DATABASES.

    Manes, M. & Rush, D., 10 Sep 2017, 2nd International Conference on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast Loading - CONFAB 2017. Lu, Y., Usmani, A., Cashell, K. & Das, P. (eds.). p. 108-117

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  36. Meta-analysis of UK, USA and New Zealand fire statistics databases with respect to damage and financial loss

    Manes, M. & Rush, D., 7 Sep 2017, Applications of Fire Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom. Wang, Y. & Gillie, M. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 179-188 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  37. Towards a fragility assessment of a concrete column exposed to a real fire – Tisova Fire Test

    Rush, D. & Lange, D., 28 Jul 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 150, C, p. 537-549

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Expert Judgement -Based Fragility Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Exposed to Fire

    Ioannou, I., Aspinall, W., Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Rossetto, T., 17 May 2017, In : Reliability Engineering & System Safety.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. 2016
  40. Digital engagement methods for earthquake and fire preparedness: a review

    Verrucci, E., Perez-Fuentes, G., Rossetto, T., Bisby, L., Haklay, M., Rush, D., Rickles, P., Fagg, G. & Joffe, H., Sep 2016, In : Natural Hazards Review. 83, 3, p. 1583-1604 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  41. 2015
  42. Effects of a travelling fire on a concrete columns - Tisova Fire Test

    Rush, D., Lange, D., Maclean, J. & Rackauskaite, E., 16 Oct 2015, Proceedings of the International Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering, ASFE 2015. CTU Publishing House, Czech Technical University in Prague

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  43. Residual capacity of fire-exposed concrete-filled steel hollow section columns

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Gillie, M., Jowsey, A. & Lane, B., 1 Oct 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 100, p. 550-563 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Application of expert judgment to the quantification of a damage scale for reinforced concrete buildings exposed to fire

    Ioannou, I., Rush, D., Bisby, L., Aspinall, W. & Rossetto, T., 1 Jan 2015, 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP 2015. University of British Columbia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  45. A-priori modelling of the Tisova Fire Test as input to the experimental work

    Degler, J., Eliasson, A., Andersson, J., Lange, D. & Rush, D., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  46. Application of expert judgement to the quantification of a damage scale for RC buildings exposed to fire

    Ioannou, I., Rush, D., Bisby, L., Aspinall, W. & Rossetto, T., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  47. Furnace tests on unprotected and protected concrete filled hollow structural hollow sections

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Gillie, M., Jowsey, A. & Lane, B., 2015, In : Fire Safety Journal. 78, p. 71-84

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Modelling thermal profiles within protected concrete filled hollow steel sections

    Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Jowsey, A., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  49. Performance and design of intumescent coatings on concrete filled hollow steel sections

    Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Jowsey, A., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  50. 2014
  51. TOWARDS FRAGILITY ANALYSIS FOR CONCRETE BUILDINGS IN FIRE: RESIDUAL CAPACITY OF CONCRETE COLUMNS

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Ioannou, I. & Rossetto, T., 1 Jul 2014, 8th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Tongji University Press, Vol. 1. p. 467-474

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Design of intumescent fire protection for concrete filled structural hollow sections

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Gillie, M., Jowsey, A. & Lane, B., Jul 2014, In : Fire Safety Journal. 67, p. 13-23 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. EVALUATING DESIGN GUIDANCE FOR INTUMESCENT FIRE PROTECTION OF CONCRETE FILLED STEEL HOLLOW SECTIONS

    Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Jowsey, A., 1 Jun 2014, 8th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Shanghai: Tongji University Press, Vol. 2. p. 1071-1078

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. Post-fire residual capacity of protected and unprotected concrete filled steel hollow columns.

    Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Jowsey, A., 1 Jun 2014, 8th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Shanghai: Tongji University Press, Vol. 1. p. 435-442

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  55. Benchmark modelling of concrete filled hollow sections

    Rush, D., 2014, Benchmark studies - Experimental validation of numerical model in fire engineering. Wald, F., Burgess, I., Kwasniewski, L., Horova, K. & Caldova, E. (eds.). Prague: CTU Publishing House, Czech Technical University in Prague, p. 86-97

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. Evaluating design guidance for intumescent fire protection of concrete filled structural hollow sections.

    Rush, D., Bisby, L. & Jowsey, A., 2014, p. 1071-1078.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  57. Towards fragility analysis for structural fire resistance: Residual capacity of concrete columns

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Ioannou, I. & Rossetto, T., 2014, p. 459-466.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  58. 2013
  59. 2012
  60. Structural performance of unprotected concrete-filled steel hollow sections in fire: A review and meta-analysis of available test data

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Jowsey, A., Melandinos, A. & Lane, B., 1 Apr 2012, In : Steel and Composite Structures. 12, 4, p. 325-350 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Concrete-Filled Structural Hollow Sections in Fire: Accounting for Heat Transfer across a Gap

    Rush, D., O'Laughlin, E. & Bisby, L., 2012, 15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics. University of Porto, (International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  62. 2011
  63. Fire resistance design of unprotected concrete filled steel hollow sections: Meta-analysis of available furnace test data

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Melandinos, A. & Lane, B., 1 Jan 2011, In : Fire Safety Science. 10, p. 1549-1562 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. 2010
  65. Structural Fire Performance of Concrete-Filled Steel Hollow Structural Sections: State-of-the-Art and Knowledge Gaps

    Rush, D., Bisby, L., Jowsey, A. & Lane, B., 2010, 12th International Interflam Conference. Interscience Communications Ltd, p. 57-70 (Interflam).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution