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Manufacturing USA 2019/2020 Highlights Report

February 25, 2021
Author(s)
Frank W. Gayle, Michael F. Molnar, John Roth, Zahraha Brunner
Manufacturing USA® is a network of public-private partnerships united to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing through large scale collaboration on technology, supply chain, and workforce development. The network includes the U.S

Manufacturing USA Annual Report, FY 2018

September 17, 2019
Author(s)
Robert G. Rudnitsky, Michael F. Molnar, Frank W. Gayle, Hong Liang, Lisa J. Fronczek, Said Jahanmir, Zahraha S. Brunner
This annual report documents the progress of the Manufacturing USA program in meeting its goals and describes the major accomplishments of the Manufacturing USA institutes in fiscal year 2018.

John Werner Cahn

September 15, 2019
Author(s)
William J. Boettinger, C A. Handwerker, Frank W. Gayle
John Werner Cahn, retired Senior Fellow of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), died in Seattle, WA on March 14, 2016 at age 88. After distinguished careers at General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y. (1954-1964) and at MIT (1964-1978)

Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7, Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A)

November 20, 2008
Author(s)
Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard G. Gann, William L. Grosshandler, Hai S. Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W. Gayle, John L. Gross, Therese P. McAllister, Jason D. Averill, James R. Lawson, Harold E. Nelson, Stephen A. Cauffman
This report describes how the fires that followed the impact of debris from the collapse of WTC 1 (the north tower) led to the collapse of WTC 7; an evaluation of the building evacuation and emergency response procedures; what procedures and practices were

Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1A) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***

August 1, 2008
Author(s)
Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard G. Gann, William L. Grosshandler, Hai S. Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W. Gayle, 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) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. This report describes how the fires

The role of metallurgy in the NIST investigation of the world trade center towers collapse

November 1, 2007
Author(s)
Stephen W. Banovic, Timothy J. Foecke, William E. Luecke, Joseph D. McColskey, Christopher N. McCowan, Thomas A. Siewert, Frank W. Gayle
On August 21, 2002, on the direction of the U.S. Congress, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) initiated an investigation into the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers. In support of the overall investigation goals, the

Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster: Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers (NIST NCSTAR 1)

December 1, 2005
Author(s)
Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Richard G. Gann, William L. Grosshandler, Hai S. Lew, Richard W. Bukowski, Fahim Sadek, Frank W. Gayle, John L. Gross, 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) investigation of the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers, conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. This report describes how the aircraft

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

September 1, 2005
Author(s)
William E. Luecke, Thomas A. Siewert, Frank W. Gayle
This report reviews the contemporaneous (1960s era) steel and welding standards used to construct the 110-story World Trade Center (WTC) towers. It describes the major structural elements in the towers and the many grades of steels relevant to the WTC

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 1, 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, the results of an investigation conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. This

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***

September 1, 2005
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 National institute of Standards and Technology Investigation of the WTC disaster of September 11, 2001

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***

September 1, 2005
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 strain rate, impact, and elevated-temperature tensile. Specimens of 29 different steels

FORENSIC STUDY OF THE STEEL IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER

December 30, 2004
Author(s)
Thomas A. Siewert, Joseph D. McColskey, Christopher N. McCowan, Frank W. Gayle, William E. Luecke, Stephen W. Banovic, Timothy J. Foecke, Richard J. Fields
In September of 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology began a two-year investigation into the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster of September 11, 2001. Now almost complete, the investigation addresses many aspects of the catastrophe, from

The Structural Steel of the World Trade Center Towers

October 1, 2004
Author(s)
Frank W. Gayle, Stephen W. Banovic, Timothy J. Foecke, Richard J. Fields, William E. Luecke, Joseph D. McColskey, Thomas A. Siewert, Christopher N. McCowan
In September 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology became the lead agency in an investigation of the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster of September 11, 2001. The investigation addresses many aspects of the catastrophe, from occupant

FY 2004 Programs and Accomplishments Metallurgy Division

September 1, 2004
Author(s)
C A. Handwerker, Frank W. Gayle
This report describes the major technical activities, accomplishments, and areas of scientific expertise in the Metallurgy Division of NIST Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory in FY2004 (October 2003 through September 2004). In this report, we

Electron Diffraction Using Transmission Electron Microscopy

November 1, 2001
Author(s)
Leonid A. Bendersky, Frank W. Gayle
Electron diffraction via the transmission electron microscope is a powerful method for characterizing the structure of materials, including perfect crystals and defect structures. The advantages of electron diffraction over other methods, e.g., x-ray or

MSEL FY 2001 Programs and Accomplishments: Metallurgy Division

September 1, 2001
Author(s)
C A. Handwerker, Frank W. Gayle, Richard E. Ricker
This report describes major programs and accomplishments of the Metallurgy Division of the NIST Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory (MSEL) in FY2001 The mission of the NIST Metallurgy Division is to provide critical leadership in the development

High Temperature Lead-free Solder for Microelectronics

June 1, 2001
Author(s)
Frank W. Gayle, G Becka, J Badgett, G Whitten, TG Y. Pan, A Grusd, B B. Bauer, R Lathrop, J Slattery, I Anderson, J Foley, D Napp, J D. Mather, C Olson
This paper reports the result of a four-year industrial consortium effort to develop Pb-free solders for high temperature applications (up to 160 degrees c). Work included preliminary evaluation of 32 Sn-based alloys, a screening of the thermomechanical