National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)

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,...

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...

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