National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7, Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A)

November 20, 2008
Author(s):
Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard G. Gann, William L. Grosshandler, Hai S. Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W. Gayle, John L. Gross, Therese P. McAllister, Jason D. Averill, James R. Lawson, Harold E. Nelson, Stephen A. Cauffman
This report describes how the fires that followed the impact of debris from the collapse of WTC 1 (the north tower) led to the collapse of WTC 7; an evaluation...

Global Structural Analysis of the Response of World Trade Center Building 7 to Fires and Debris Impact Damage. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9A) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

October 01, 2008
Author(s):
R A. MacNeill, Steven W. Kirkpatrick, B D. Peterson, Robert T. Bocchieri, Therese P. McAllister
The objective of the work described in this report was to analyze the global response of WTC 7 to initial failure events due to fire and to analyze the...

Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 (Volume 1). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

August 01, 2008
Author(s):
Therese P. McAllister, Richard G. Gann, Jason D. Averill, John L. Gross, William L. Grosshandler, James R. Lawson, Kevin B. McGrattan, William M. Pitts, Kuldeep R. Prasad, Fahim Sadek, Harold E. Nelson
This is the primary technical report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building...

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