The World Trade Center Collapse and its Implications for International Standards

Publication posted on January 1, 2004

Following the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center (WTC), a team of civil, structural, and fire protection engineers was deployed to study the performance of buildings at the site. This article, drawn from the team’s preliminary report, presents some of the study’s findings and the implications these may have for International Standards development.

Gene Corley, Senior Vice President at CTLGroup, wrote this January, 2004 ISO Focus article.

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