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70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes
July 15, 2014
A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple shake-table experiment at the University of Nevada, Reno's, new Earthquake Engineering Lab, the newest addition to the world-renowned earthquake and seismic engineering facility.
University of Nevada, Reno
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