Building and Fire Safety Investigations


Subject:
Architecture , Public Health & Safety , General Resources , Building & Construction

Description:
Results of some of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigations of major building failures in the U.S. Includes reports on the performance of physical structures in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island (2003), and the 2001 World Trade Center fire and building collapses. Also provides an overview of the NIST program.

Publisher:
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/investigations/investigations.htm


PID= res:lii-21828