The investigations: The World Trade Center towers
On Aug. 21, 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it would conduct a building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center disaster. This investigation was conducted...

The investigations: The Pentagon
On the day that terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, ASCE and its Structural Engineering Institute established a group of volunteers, known as the building performance study, or...

Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It, by Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake. New York: HarperCollins, 2010.

Preserving an Historic Structure at the World Trade Center Site

Book Review: Imagining Ground Zero: Official and Unofficial Proposals for the World Trade Center Site by Suzanne Stephens, with Ian Luna and Ron Broadhurst. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2004

Book Review: Countering Terrorism: Dimensions of Preparedness edited by Arnold M. Howitt and Robyn L. Pangi. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Prees, 2004

Panel Discussion: Synthesis - What Does It All Mean?
This final panel and group discussion revisted topics from all of the week's sessions. It was acknowledged that the conference has addressed the threat of terrorism to diverse systems...

Countering Chemical and Biological Terrorism
Prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, building protection related to terrorism primarily focused on the threat of bombs detonated inside vechicles. However the September 2001...

Blast Mitigation Research and Technology Transfer
Terrorists continue to use bombs as a weapon of choice. Recent bombings targeted against the United States, such as the World Trade Center, Murrah Federal Building, Khobar Towers, and...

Structural Design for Physical Security
State of the Practice
Prepared by the Task Committee on Structural Design for Physical Security of ASCE. This report provides guidance to structural engineers in the design...

Precast/Prestressed Slurry Walls with Tie-backs for the Hotel at the World Trade Center in Boston, MA

War, Military Coups, and Terrorism
This chapter discusses possible threats to a project in a developing country....

Securing Strategic National Security Objectives Through Maritime Activities
The President's national security strategy envisions a healthy and growing economy, wise environmental stewardship and a strong military as part of his plan to meet and to fulfill the...

The Use of a Computerized Data Base of Terrorist Activities for Threat Assessment

Analysis of Observed Effects of Terrorist Attacks on Real Structures

Terrorist Vehicle Bomb Survivability

Threat and Vulnerability Analyses of a Fuel Storage Facility Against Terrorist Attacks

Countering Terrorist Threats
Musacchio & Rozen assessed the risks and vulnerabilities to a possible terrorist attack of the data processing center of a large European bank. With the increasing use by terrorist...

Real Structures Designed and Built with Enhanced Physical Security to Withstand Terrorist Attacks

Research Needs to Resist Terrorist Attacks
The task of protecting facilities against terrorist attacks is very much a new problem for the U. S. civilian sector. Guidance as to what steps need to be taken by a municipality or a...

 

 

 

 

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