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Publication Citation: Letter to the Editor of the CTBUH Journal

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Author(s): Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder; Jason D. Averill; Fahim Sadek;
Title: Letter to the Editor of the CTBUH Journal
Published: December 01, 2011
Abstract: NIST was invited to comment on the articles written for a special issue of the CTBUH Journal, marking the ten years passed since the 2001 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. This letter to the editor reacts to the role of the NIST WTC Investigation recommendations in the recent changes to building codes, standards, and practices regarding the design of high-rise buildings.
Citation: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal
Pages: 1 pp.
Keywords: WTC; fire safety; high-rise; structural engineering; elevators; building codes
Research Areas: Building and Fire Safety Investigations, Building and Fire Codes and Standards
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