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541. Study of Occupant Behavior During the World Trade Center Evacuation: Preliminary Report of Results
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/10/1995
Author: R F Fahy
Abstract: On February 26, 1993, shortly after noon, a bomb exploded in a subterranean garage below the World Trade Center plaza in New York City. The explosions and subsequent fire caused extensive structural damage on several basement levels, interferred with ...

542. A Low-Frequency Model for Radio-Frequency Absorber
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/1/1995
Author: James Paul Randa

543. Catalogue of Electromagnetic Environment Measurements, 30 to 300 Hz
Report Number: 1507
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/1/1995
Authors: James Paul Randa, D. Gilliland, W. Gjertson, W. Lauber, M. Mcinerney

544. Santa Ana Fire Department Experiment at 1315 South Bristol, July 14, 1994. Report of Test.
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/31/1994
Authors: Anthony D Putorti Jr., William D. Walton, W H. Twilley, Scott Deal, J. C. Albers
Abstract: The Santa Ana Fire Department of Santa Ana, California conducted a series of fire experiments in residences on South Bristol Street in the city of Santa Ana in July, 1994. NIST provided technical support, consisting of measurements of fire phenomena ...

545. Responses to Questions by the General Accounting Office (GAO) Related to construction of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge (NBS IR 84-2892)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 84-2892
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/29/1984
Author: Nicholas J. Carino
Abstract: The General Accounting Office (GAO) requested the assistance of the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in the investigation of the construction of the new Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Florida. Specifically, GAO desired answers to questions related to t ...

546. Investigation of Construction Failure at Harbour Cay Condominium, Cocoa Beach, Florida (NBS BSS 145)
Series: Building Science Series
Report Number: 145
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/30/1982
Authors: Hai Sang Lew, Nicholas J. Carino, S. G. Fattal, M. E.
Abstract: The investigation of the collapse of a five-story reinforced concrete flat-plate structure under construction at Cocoa Beach, Florida is presented in this report. The investigation included onsite inspection, laboratory tests and anlytical studies. ...

547. Analysis of Construction Conditions Affecting the Structural Response of the Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia (NBS IR 80-2010)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 80-2010
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/30/1980
Authors: Hai Sang Lew, S. G. Fattal
Abstract: The initial investigation of the Willow Island cooling tower collapse (NBS IR 78-1578)established that the most probable cause of the collapse was the imposition of construction loads on the tower before the concrete had gained adequate strength. Th ...

548. Investigation of the Skyline Plaza Collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia (NBS BSS 94)
Series: Building Science Series
Report Number: 94
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 2/28/1977
Authors: E. V. Leyendecker, S. G. Fattal
Abstract: The collapse of the Skyline Plaza apartment building by as been studied by using information contained in case records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor and obtained from on-site inspections by inve ...

549. Nanoparticle Release from Polymer Nanocomposites Used for Potable Water Infrastructure and Food Packaging: Current Progress & Beyond
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Andrew Whelton, T.V. Duncan , J.L. Koontz , Tinh Nguyen
Abstract: Nanoparticle (NP) enhanced polymers have the potential to revolutionize food packaging and water pipe performance, though release from these materials has gone relatively unstudied. A literature review was conducted to identify potential NP release p ...

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