Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Shaking Replica of an Historic Masonry Building: Simulating Strong Earthquakes

Tune in tomorrow, July 9, for live streaming video. See UC San Diego researchers shake a three-story, 1920s era masonry building on the world’s largest outdoor shake table during a series of simulated earthquakes ranging from about 5.0-7.0 in magnitude.

Web cam links: (updated thursday morning before testing)
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We'll be following the tests via this blog and the Jacobs School's Twitter profile tomorrow.

Thursday's test builds on shakes performed on a similar structure last November. Watch a related video here and read more via the link below. The tests will be performed at the UCSD Englekirk Structural Engineering Center.

1 comment:

Breitling Replica said...

WOW, its so amazing. Thanks for sharing the videos.