National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

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***

September 01, 2005
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...

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)

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...

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