Wednesday, June 20, 2007

AP Wire | 06/20/2007 | Purdue study of 9/11 attacks give building design insight

INDIANAPOLIS - A Purdue University computer simulation of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks shows in 3-D animation how the hijacked airplanes plowed through the towers, stripping fireproofing material from steel columns and causing the weakened skyscrapers to collapse.

The two-year Purdue study, funded in part by the National Science Foundation, supports a federal agency's findings that the towers could have remained standing if the fireproofing had not been stripped away, researchers said.......AP Wire | 06/20/2007 | Purdue study of 9/11 attacks give building design insight


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