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41. Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigations of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard George Gann, William L Grosshandler, Jason D Averill, Richard W. Bukowski, Stephen A Cauffman, D D Evans, Frank W Gayle, John L Gross, James R. Lawson, Hai Sang Lew, Therese P McAllister, Harold E. Nelson, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) econstruction of the collapses of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers, the results of an investigation conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. Th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909236

42. Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis.
Published: 10/19/2004
Authors: Fahim Sadek, Emil Simiu, M A Riley, William P. Fritz, Hai Sang Lew
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101231

43. WTC Towers : Innovative Design Features and Structural Modeling.
Published: 10/10/2004
Authors: Hai Sang Lew, Fahim Sadek
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101194

44. Sampling Errors in the Estimation of Peak Wind-Induced Internal Forces in Low-Rise Structures
Published: 2/1/2004
Authors: Fahim Sadek, S M Diniz, M Kasperski, M Gioffre, Emil Simiu
Abstract: Peak values in time histories of wind effects may be obtained by using the entire information inherent in the time series of the wind effect, a method entailing the estimation of the probability distribution of the peak through the application of the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860399

45. Achieving Safer and More Economical Buildings Through Database-Assisted, Reliability-Based Design for Wind
Published: 12/1/2003
Authors: Emil Simiu, Fahim Sadek, T Whalen, S Jang, L L Lu, S M Diniz, A Grazini, Michael A Riley
Abstract: Following Irminger's 1894 aerodynamic tests, Flachsbart's 1932 boundary-layer wind tunnel experiments, and University of Western Ontario (UWO) 1970's tests, considerable progress has been achieved in low-rise building design for wind. Nevertheless, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860417

46. Discussion of Definition of Wind Profiles in ASCE 7 by Yin Zhou and Ahsan Kareem
Published: 11/1/2003
Authors: Emil Simiu, Fahim Sadek, Michael A Riley
Abstract: The discussion presents a critique of a paper published in the Journal of Structural Engineering, Aug. 2002, pp. 1082-1086. The main points of the discussion are: (1) the ASCE Standard definition of wind profiles is inconsistent with the ASCE definit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860459

47. Experimental Testing of Roof to Wall Connections in Wood Frame Houses
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6938
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Michael A Riley, Fahim Sadek
Abstract: The majority of residential construction in the United States is wood-frame construction. These buildings perform well under gravity loads, but considerable damage has been observed in such structures after significant earthquakes and major hurrican ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860470

48. Wind Speeds in ASCE 7 Standard Peak-Gust Map: Assessment
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Emil Simiu, R Wilcox, Fahim Sadek, James J Filliben
Abstract: The ASCE 7 peak-gust map division of the conterminous United States into two adjacent wind speed zones does not reflect correctly the country's differentiated extreme wind climate. The methodology used to develop the map averages out real climatolog ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860373

49. Wind Speeds in the ASCE 7 Standard Peak-Gust Map: An Assessment
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Emil Simiu, R Wilcox, Fahim Sadek, James J Filliben
Abstract: The ASCE 7 peak-gust map division of the conterminous United States into two adjacent wind speed zones does not reflect correctly the country's differentiated extreme wind climate. The methodology used to develop the map averages out real climatolog ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860374

50. Distribution of Earthquake Input Energy in Structures
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6903
Published: 1/1/2003
Authors: P Khashaee, B Mohraz, Fahim Sadek, Hai Sang Lew, John L Gross
Abstract: In developing an energy-based design approach and assessing the damage potential of structures, one must know the distribution of earthquake input energy among energy components: kinetic, elastic strain, hysteretic, and damping. This report examines ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860444



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