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Latest Earthquake engineering Stories

2015-01-22 23:10:06

Christopher Wells Construction, a San Francisco Bay Area contractor, cited the Mandatory Seismic Retrofit Program Ordinance, as a reason why many San Francisco residents still need to upgrade

2015-01-15 16:26:07

Registration is open from January 15 to February 15 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

Japanese Tsunami Flotsam Debris
2014-12-12 07:07:28

Flotsam from the 2011 Japanese tsunami is still washing up on the western shores of the United States and these drifting boats could be transporting invasive and dangerous species into North American waters.

1946 tsunami
2014-10-22 05:17:28

The massive tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was a wake-up call for Honolulu officials, who immediately began working on updating the island's evacuation plans and procedures. This renewed attention also led to the unlocking of a scientific mystery surrounding a massive sediment deposit on the island of Kauai.

2014-09-09 23:11:23

“The Tsunami That Reshaped America” by James W. Mercer portrays new risks in the U.S. GREAT FALLS, Va.

2014-08-28 23:18:01

Structural Engineers Association of California responds to American Canyon Earthquake Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 By Michael Cochran, SEAOC

Earthquake Engineering Lab
2014-07-18 03:00:07

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

tsunami earthquakes
2014-06-28 05:08:15

“Sticking points” in the Earth’s tectonic plates caused by extinct undersea volcanoes could be responsible for producing tsunami earthquakes, a discovery which could lead to improved detection of these rare seismic events.

2014-05-07 08:35:32

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IVI International, Inc., a leading construction and environmental consultancy, announces that Scott Adan, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., SECB, a nationally


Latest Earthquake engineering Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 18:30:29

The Richter scale assigns a single number to quantify the amount of seismic energy released by an earthquake. The scale uses a base-10 logarithm by calculating the logarithm of the combined horizontal amplitude of the largest displacement from zero on a particular type of seismometer. A earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale has a shaking amplitude 10 times larger than one that measures 4.0. The moment magnitude, calibrated to give generally similar value for medium-sized...

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