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National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

Mechanical Properties of Structural Steels. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-3D) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

Author(s)
William E. Luecke, Joseph D. McColskey, Christopher N. McCowan, Stephen W. Banovic, Richard J. Fields, Timothy J. Foecke, Thomas A. Siewert, Frank W. Gayle
This report provides five types of mechanical properties for steels from the World Trade Center (WTC): elastic, room-temperature tensile, room-temperature high

Mechanical and Metallurgical Analysis of Structural Steel. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-3) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

Author(s)
Frank W. Gayle, Richard J. Fields, William E. Luecke, Stephen W. Banovic, Timothy J. Foecke, Christopher N. McCowan, Joseph D. McColskey, Thomas A. Siewert
This report is an overview of the results of the mechanical and metallurgical analysis of structural steel from the World Trade Center (WTC), part of the

Component, Connection, and Subsystem Structural Analysis. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-6C) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

Author(s)
Mehdi S. Zarghamee, S Bolourchi, D W. Eggers, Omer O. Erbay, F W. Kan, Yasuo Kitane, P R. Barrett, John L. Gross, Therese P. McAllister, A A. Liepins, M Mudlock, W I. Naguib, R P. Ojdrovic, Andrew T. Sarawit
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. (SGH) developed finite element models of the components, connections and subsystems of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers to

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

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

Experiments and Modeling of Structural Steel Elements Exposed to Fire (Appendices D-G). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-5B)

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

Reconstruction of the Fires in the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-5) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

Author(s)
Richard G. Gann, Anthony P. Hamins, Kevin B. McGrattan, George W. Mulholland, Harold E. Nelson, Thomas J. Ohlemiller, William M. Pitts, Kuldeep R. Prasad
The collapses of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, resulted from a combination of aircraft impact damage and the ensuing fires. This report

Analysis of Aircraft Impacts into the World Trade Center Towers (Chapters 1-8). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-2B) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

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

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***

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