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Cargo Container Research to Improve Buildings' Ability to Withstand Tsunamis


February 4, 2013

image of a cargo container A multi-university team led by Ronald Riggs, a structural engineer at the University of Hawaii, has determined just what the impact of cargo containers could be and will present their findings at an international conference in June. The goal is to supply structural engineers with information to design buildings in areas vulnerable to tsunamis. Full Story

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