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1. Lateral torsional buckling of steel W-beams subjected to localized fires
Published: 9/1/2013
Authors: Chao Zhang, John L Gross, Therese P McAllister
Abstract: Current design approaches to assess the lateral torsional buckling capacity of steel beams in fire are based on the assumption of uniform steel temperature. This paper investigates the effect of temperature gradients on the lateral torsional buckling ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913504

2. A Study of Thermal Behavior of a Composite Floor System in Standard Fire Resistance Tests
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1771
Published: 10/26/2012
Authors: Dilip K Banerjee, John L Gross
Abstract: This report summarizes the characterization of the furnace thermal environment and thermal behavior of members during the fire tests. Additionally, numerical results from a heat transfer finite element model of a representative section of the flo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911297

3. Structural Response of World Trade Center Buildings 1, 2 and 7 to Impact and Fire Damage
Published: 10/18/2012
Authors: Therese P McAllister, John L Gross, Fahim Sadek, Steven W Kirkpatrick, Robert S. MacNeill, Mehdi S Zarghamee, Omer O Erbay, Andrew T Sarawit
Abstract: 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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912399

4. Overview of the Structural Design of World Trade Center 1, 2, and 7
Published: 9/1/2012
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Fahim Sadek, John L Gross, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann
Abstract: This paper summarizes the primary structural systems which comprised World Trade Center 1, World Trade Center 2, and World Trade Center 7. The buildings were destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This paper describes the four ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910105

5. Structural Analysis of Impact Damage to World Trade Center Buildings 1, 2, and 7
Published: 8/12/2012
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Fahim Sadek, John L Gross, Steven W Kirkpatrick, Robert S. MacNeill, R. Bocchieri, Mehdi S Zarghamee, Omer O Erbay, Andrew T Sarawit
Abstract: 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 reconstruction of impact damage to each of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910120

6. Best Practice Guidelines for Structural Fire Resistance Design of Concrete and Steel Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1681
Published: 12/1/2010
Authors: Long Thanh Phan, John L Gross, Therese P McAllister
Abstract: This document is intended to provide practicing engineers and building code officials with a technical resource that contains the current best practice for fire-resistant design of concrete and steel structures. The report provides a review of exi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907295

7. An Integrated Interactive Visualization and Analysis Environment to study the Impact of Fire on Building Structures
Published: 7/25/2010
Authors: Dilip K Banerjee, John L Gross, Pradeep Reddy Gaddam, Thomas M Olano, William J. Hess, Judith Ellen Terrill, Terence J. Griffin, John G Hagedorn, John T. Kelso, Steven G Satterfield
Abstract: We have created an integrated interactive visualization and analysis environment, that can be used immersively or on the desktop, to study the interaction among fire, heat transfer, and structural deformation computed from three linked simulations. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905636

8. Final Report on the Collapse of the Dallas Cowboys Indoor Practice Facility, May 2, 2009 (NIST IR 7661)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7661
Published: 1/26/2010
Authors: John L Gross, Joseph A Main, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, Stephen A Cauffman, David P. Jorgensen
Abstract: This report summarizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study of the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility that occurred on the afternoon of May 2, 2009, during a severe thunderstorm. The indoor practice fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904696

9. Draft Report on the Collapse of the Dallas Cowboys Indoor Practice Facility, May 2, 2009 (NIST IR 7636) ***DRAFT for Public Comments (for final version, see NIST IR 7661)***
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7636
Published: 10/6/2009
Authors: John L Gross, Joseph A Main, Long Thanh Phan, Fahim Sadek, Stephen A Cauffman, David P. Jorgensen
Abstract: This report summarizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study of the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility that occurred on the afternoon of May 2, 2009, during a severe thunderstorm. The indoor practice fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903920

10. Visualization of Structural Behavior under Fire
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7619
Published: 8/12/2009
Authors: Dilip K Banerjee, William J. Hess, Thomas M Olano, Judith Ellen Terrill, John L Gross
Abstract: An integrated environment was created to study the interaction among fire, heat transfer, and structural deformation from a typical room fire. The fire, thermal, and structural data were linked with a separate 3-D visualization capability, to provide ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903469



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