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Engineers Simulate Large Quake On Curved Bridge
2011-09-23 09:11:59

Full-size pickup trucks on bridge deck to add important data to be used for new design standards.

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2009-07-09 16:10:00

A destructive earthquake will strike a lone, wooden condominium in Japan next week, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael Symans will be on site to watch it happen.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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