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May 2003 Progress Report on the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster

By Department of Education

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Book Id: WPLBN0000702102
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Reproduction Date: 2003
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Title: May 2003 Progress Report on the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster  
Author: Department of Education
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Department of Education pub, Education.
Collections: Educational Resource Collection
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Publisher: U.S. Department of Education

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Of Education, U. D. (n.d.). May 2003 Progress Report on the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster. Retrieved from http://worldlibrary.net/


Excerpt
Excerpt: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced its 24-month building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster on August 21, 2002. At the same time, NIST also released the final plan for its investigation. In addition, NIST provided a public update on the progress of the investigation on December 9, 2002.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: SUMMARY 1 -- Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION -- 1.1 Goals of WTC Investigation 3 -- 1.2 Objectives of WTC Investigation 3 -- 1.3 Authorities and Use of Information in Legal Proceedings 3 -- 1.4 Liaison with the Professional Community, the Public, and Local Authorities 3 -- 1.5 NIST?s WTC Public-Private Response Plan 4 -- 1.6 Funding Status for the WTC Public-Private Response Plan 4 -- Chapter 2. IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITIES -- 2.1 National Construction Safety Team Act Implementation 7 -- 2.2 Establishment and First Meeting of the NCST Advisory Committee 9 -- Chapter 3. PROGRESS ON WTC INVESTIGATION -- 3.1 Technical Approach of Investigation and Scope of Progress Report 11 -- 3.2 Status of Data Collection Efforts 15 -- 3.3 Procedures and Practices for Passive Fire Protection of WTC Floor System 18 -- 3.4 Fire Model Validation Experiments and Fire Testing of WTC Floor System 21 -- 3.5 Assessing the Most Probable Structural Collapse Sequence 27 -- 3.6 Status of Steel and its Analysis 30 -- 3.7 Photographic and Videographic Image Collection and Analysis 35 -- 3.8 First-Person Data on Occupant Behavior, Evacuation, & Emergency Response 40 -- 3.9 Selection of External Experts and Contractors to Support WTC Investigation 42 -- Chapter 4. UPDATE ON WTC R&D PROGRAM -- 4.1 Update on WTC Research and Development Program 45 -- Chapter 5. UPDATE ON WTC DTAP PROGRAM -- 5.1 Update on WTC Dissemination and Technical Assistance Program 47 -- Appendix 1 National Construction Safety Team Act (P.L. 107-231) 49 -- Appendix 2 Charter of the NCST Advisory Committee 57 -- Appendix 3 Biographies of NCST Advisory Committee Members 61 -- Appendix 4 Interim Report on Procedures and Practices for Passive Fire Protection 65 -- of the Floor System of the World Trade Center Tower Structures

 

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