Illustration depicting several of the components contained in a massive shake-table experiment being conducted by researchers at UC San Diego, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Howard University, San Diego State University. The shake table is part of the NSF-supported Network for Earthquake Engineering Research. For more on the research, see the Project Summary, Industry Steering Committee and Medical Equipment Suppliers pages on the BNCS Web site.
Credit: Detail illustrations and layout Zina Deretsky, National Science Foundation; Building illustrations UC San Diego Department of Structural Engineering.
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In this April 17, 2012, webcast, UCSD engineers discuss the shake test of a five-story building outfitted with non-structural elements like elevators and wiring.
B-roll of the first April 17, 2012 shake test at UCSD. Please contact Dena Headlee for a broadcast quality copy of this B-roll package.
B-roll of the second April 17, 2012 shake test at UCSD. Please contact Dena Headlee for a broadcast quality copy of this B-roll package.