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31. Use of Visual Imagery for the NIST World Trade Center Investigation
Published: 11/13/2005
Authors: William M Pitts, Kathryn M Butler, Valentine Junker
Abstract: The attack on the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City on September 11, 2001 by terrorists flying hijacked commercial aircraft into the two towers (WTC 1 and WTC 2) was among the worst building disasters in the history of the United States. In r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=100911

32. Reconstruction of the Fires in the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-5) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-5
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: Richard George Gann, Anthony P Hamins, Kevin B McGrattan, George William Mulholland, Harold E. Nelson, Thomas J. Ohlemiller, William M Pitts, Kuldeep R Prasad
Abstract: The collapses of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, resulted from a combination of aircraft impact damage and the ensuing fires. This report documents: The information obtained on the factors that affected the nature, duration and l ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909121

33. Visual Evidence, Damage Estimates, and Timeline Analysis (Chapters 1-8). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-5A) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-5
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: William M Pitts, Kathryn M Butler, Valentine Junker
Abstract: This report summarizes the collection and analysis of visual material used for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) World Trade Center (WTC) Investigation. The task consisted of four major subtasks: 1) identification, collection, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909086

34. Visual Evidence, Damage Estimates, and Timeline Analysis (NIST NCSTAR 1-5A)Chapter 9-Appendices A-M. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-5
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: William M Pitts, Kathryn M Butler, Valentine Junker
Abstract: This report summarizes the collection and analysis of visual material used for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) World Trade Center (WTC) Investigation. The task consisted of four major subtasks: 1) identification, collection, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909088

35. Round Robin Study of Total Heat Flux Gauge Calibration at Fire Laboratories
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1031
Published: 10/1/2004
Authors: William M Pitts, A V Murthy, J L de Ris, J R Filtz, K Nyard, D Smith, I Wetterlund
Abstract: Total heat flux gauges are widely employed in fire research and fire testing laboratories. Several fire laboratories have developed systems for calibrating these gauges. There are major differences between these calibration facilities, and prior to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861340

36. Extended Abstracts and Presentations from the Workshop on Fire Growth and Spread on Objects, March 4-6, 2002.
Report Number: 998
Published: 12/1/2003
Authors: Richard D Peacock, William M Pitts
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101289

37. Introduction. (Presentation)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 998
Published: 12/1/2003
Author: William M Pitts
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101290

38. Temperature Uncertainties for Bare-Bead and Aspirated Thermocouple Measurements in Fire Environments
Published: 7/1/2003
Authors: William M Pitts, E Braun, Richard D Peacock, Henri E. Mitler, Erik L Johnsson, Paul A Reneke, L G. Blevins
Abstract: Temperature measurements have been made for natural-gas and heptane fires in a reduced-scale enclosure using a variety of bare-bead and aspirated thermocouples in order to characterize the uncertainties. The focus is the role of radiative heat trans ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861103

39. Extended Abstracts and Presentations from the Workshop on Fire Growth and Spread on Object, March 4-6, 2002, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 998
Published: 5/1/2003
Authors: Richard D Peacock, William M Pitts
Abstract: This document contains the proceedings of a workshop held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Fire Growth and Spread on objects typically found in residential settings. The focus of interest is the period from the ignition of th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861219

40. Overview of the World Trade Center Collapse & NIST Response
Published: 9/2/2002
Authors: Kuldeep R Prasad, Ronald George Rehm, William M Pitts, Howard Richard Baum, D D Evans, Kevin B McGrattan, Glenn P Forney
Abstract: Overview of the World Trade Center
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861185



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