National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

Experiments and Modeling of Structural Steel Elements Exposed to a Fire. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-5B) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

September 01, 2005
Author(s):
Anthony P. Hamins, Alexander Maranghides, Kevin B. McGrattan, Erik L. Johnsson, Thomas J. Ohlemiller, Michelle K. Donnelly, Jiann C. Yang, George W. Mulholland, Kuldeep R. Prasad, S R. Kukuck, Robert Anleitner, Therese P. McAllister
Reconstructing the fires and their impact on structural components in the World Trade Center (WTC) buildings on September 11, 2001, requires extensive use of...

Analysis of Aircraft Impacts into the World Trade Center Towers (Chapters 9-11). 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...

Occupant Behavior, Egress, and Emergency Communication. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-7) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

September 01, 2005
Author(s):
Jason D. Averill, Dennis S. Mileti, Richard D. Peacock, Erica D. Kuligowski, N Groner, Guylene Proulx, Paul A. Reneke, Harold E. Nelson
Multiple sources of information were collected and analyzed: over 1,000 new interviews with survivors (including 803 telephone interviews, 225 face-to-face...

Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigations of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

September 01, 2005
Author(s):
Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard G. Gann, William L. Grosshandler, Hai S. Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W. Gayle, Therese P. McAllister, Jason D. Averill, James R. Lawson, Harold E. Nelson, Stephen A. Cauffman
This is the final report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) econstruction of the collapses of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers,...

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