National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

Global Structural Analysis of the Response of the World Trade Center Towers to Impact Damage and Fire. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-6D) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

September 01, 2005
Author(s):
Mehdi S. Zarghamee, Yasuo Kitane, Omer O. Erbay, Therese P. McAllister, John L. Gross
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) developed global models of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers using finite elements to gain an understanding of the...

Analysis of Aircraft Impacts into the World Trade Center Towers (Appendix A). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-2B) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

September 01, 2005
Author(s):
Steven W. Kirkpatrick, Robert T. Bocchieri, Fahim Sadek, R A. MacNeill, S Holmes, B D. Peterson, R W. Cilke, C Navarro
The objective of this report was to analyze the aircraft impacts into each of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers to provide the following: (1) estimates of...

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