Latest Seismic analysis Stories
As large parts of the nation recover from nature's one-two punch—an earthquake followed by Hurricane Irene—building researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) warn that a double whammy of seismic and wind hazards can increase the risk of structural damage to as much as twice the level implied in building codes.
The AISC Connection Prequalification Review Panel (CPRP) includes ConXtechâ€™s revolutionary building technology in the 2010 Seismic Design Manual. Hayward, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 ConXtech Inc.
Sprays of dirt flew out of a soil box that held a retaining wall as it violently shook from a simulated 7.4 magnitude earthquake.
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.