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DRAFT Reports from the NIST World Trade Center Disaster Investigation

In April 2005, NIST released for public comments the DRAFT reports documenting the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster. These reports included the draft summary report on the Investigation of the WTC Towers, project reports, and supporting technical topic reports. These reports were issued in draft form with a six-week period for public comment. Public comments were accepted during the period commencing June 23rd and ending at 5 p.m. EDT on August 4th. 2005. 


DRAFT Reports released for public comment in April 2005:

(NIST NCSTAR 1) 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 1-1) Design, Construction and Maintenance of Structural and Life Safety Systems

(NIST NCSTAR 1-2) Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis of the World Trade Center Towers

(NIST NCSTAR 1-3) Mechanical and Metallurgical Analysis of Structural Steel

(NIST NCSTAR 1-4) Active Fire Protection Systems

(NIST NCSTAR 1-5) Reconstruction of the Fires in the World Trade Center Towers

(NIST NCSTAR 1-6) Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of the World Trade Center Towers

(NIST NCSTAR 1-7) Occupant Behavior, Egress, and Emergency Communication

(NISTNCSTAR 1-8) The Emergency Response Operations

 



On August 21, 2008, NIST released for public comments DRAFT REPORTS documenting the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster – WTC 7. These reports include the draft summary report on the Investigation of WTC Building 7, 1 project report, and supporting technical topic report. The Comment Period Closed on September September 15, 2008.  Comments were especially encouraged on the draft summary report, which contains the principal findings and recommendations for changes to codes, standards, and practices. Comments were accepted via Web site, e-mail, fax, and regular mail. 


DRAFT Reports released for public comment in August 2008:

(NIST NCSTAR 1A) Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7

(NIST NCSTAR 1-9, Volume 1) Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7, Volume 1

(NIST NCSTAR 1-9, Volume 2) Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7, Volume 2