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National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Construction Safety Team
Advisory Committee Meeting
Employee Lounge, Administration Building

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June 22, 2004
Agenda

8:00 a.m.

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Paul Fitzgerald

NIST Acting Director’s Opening Remarks
Hratch Semerjian

8:30 a.m.

Shyam Sunder
Status of World Trade Center Investigation and Discussion

Richard Fields
Project 3 – Analysis of Structural Steel

Fahim Sadek
Project 2 – Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis

12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.

Richard Gann
Project 5 – Reconstruction of Thermal and Tenability Environment

Kevin McGrattan
Simulation of the Fires in WTC 1, 2, and 7

Kuldeep Prasad
Coupled Fire Dynamics and Thermal Response Analysis of WTC Towers and Bldg. 7

William Pitts
Visual Data Collection & Analysis


John Gross
Project 6 – Structural Fire Response and Collapse Analysis

John Gross
Standard Fire Tests of WTC Tower Typical Floor Construction


Bill Grosshandler
Rhode Island Investigation Overview

4:00 p.m. Public Comment Period
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
 

June 23, 2004
Agenda

8:00 a.m.

World Trade Center Investigation (continued)

Therese McAllister
Project 6 – WTC 7 Structural Fire Response and Collapse Analysis

Nick Carino
Condition of Thermal Insulation: Methodology

Jason Averill
Project 7 – Occupant Behavior, Egress, and Emergency Communications

J. Randall Lawson
Project 8 – Fire Service Technologies and Guidelines

David Evans
Project 4 – Investigation of Active Fire Protection Systems

H.S. Lew, Richard Bukowski, Nick Carino
Project 1 – Analysis of Building and Fire Codes and Practices

11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m.

Rhode Island Nightclub Investigation

Nelson Bryner
The Station Nightclub Fire: Materials Testing

Dan Madrzykowski
The Station Nightclub Fire: Simulation of Fire and Smoke Movement in Laboratory Reconstruction

Ken Kuntz
The Station Nightclub Fire: Emergency Response


Bill Grosshandler
The Station Nightclub Fire: Egress Study

1:15 p.m. Paul Fitzgerald
NCST Advisory Committee Discussion
2:15 p.m. Adjourn