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UCSD Engineers to Shake Historic Masonry Building During Strong Simulated Earthquakes


July 8, 2009

1920s masonry building University of California, San Diego researchers will shake a  three-story, 1920s era masonry building on the world's largest outdoor shake table during a series of simulated earthquakes.  The tests will evaluate the seismic performance of an older structure so that retrofit methods for such buldings can be developed. Full Story

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University of California, San Diego

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