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41. Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-6) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
John L Gross, Therese P McAllister
One of the four main objectives of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers was to determine why and how the two towers collapsed. Events that played a significant ...
42. Structural Response of World Trade Center Buildings 1, 2 and 7 to Impact and Fire Damage
Therese P McAllister, John L Gross, Fahim Sadek, Steven W Kirkpatrick, Robert S. MacNeill, Mehdi S Zarghamee, Omer O Erbay, Andrew T Sarawit
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted an extensive investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center towers (WTC 1 and WTC 2) and the WTC 7 building. This paper describes the component, subsystem, and global analyses p ...
43. Structural design for fire conditions: reliability-based resistance criteria
Therese P McAllister, Bruce Ellingwood
The new paradigm of performance-based fire engineering (PBFE), with its systematic approach to identifying building performance objectives, quantitative structural analysis to verify that these objectives have been achieved, and management of uncerta ...