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Earthquake Engineering

Earthquake Engineering

Engineers in favour of new assessment guidelines for earthquake … – Stuff.co.nz

July 12, 2017 |

Engineers in favour of new assessment guidelines for earthquake …Stuff.co.nzEngineers say the new legislation would bring more consistency to the assessment of earthquake-prone buildings.

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Pakistan’s NED University tests product that enable buildings to withstand earthquake – The News International

May 31, 2017 |

Pakistan’s NED University tests product that enable buildings to withstand earthquakeThe News InternationalThe shaking table in the Department of Earthquake Engineering was used to conduct dynamic testing of these frames. The observations made during the test provided evidence of effectiveness … Read More

Simulations aiding study of earthquake dampers for structures – Science Daily (press release)

April 19, 2017 |

Simulations aiding study of earthquake dampers for structuresScience Daily (press release)Earthquake-engineering researches at the Harbin Institute of Technology in China work to set up a structure on a shake table for experiments to study the effects of earthquakes. Purdue University … Read More

‘Shakers’ help engineers develop inexpensive system for testing condition of bridges – Science Daily (press release)

April 19, 2017 |

‘Shakers’ help engineers develop inexpensive system for testing condition of bridgesScience Daily (press release)His research focuses on investigating scientific, quantitative methods for testing the safety and structural integrity of bridges. The method he uses is called dynamic testing, an experimental … Read More

Sensors monitor Sweden’s bridges, and even enable them to tweet – Science Daily

April 10, 2017 |

Sensors monitor Sweden’s bridges, and even enable them to tweetScience DailyThe engineer behind the ongoing project, Raid Karoumi, a professor in the division of Structural Engineering and Bridges at KTH, says that while the internet connections aren’t a substitute for … Read More

Earthquake project will detail areas of seismic risk in communities across BC – Vancouver Sun

April 7, 2017 |

Earthquake project will detail areas of seismic risk in communities across BCVancouver Sun… consequences of an earthquake, Journeay told more than 100 people who had gathered at the symposium, which was sponsored by multiple government agencies and others, including the … Read More

Earthquake expert wins award for research on severity of quake damage based on location – Waikato Times

March 27, 2017 |

Earthquake expert wins award for research on severity of quake damage based on locationWaikato TimesAn earthquake expert has created a 3D model of the land beneath New Zealand to better understand why earthquakes are more damaging in different places. Earthquake … Read More

BC earthquake risk: US expert warns of wood-frame building … – Vancouver Sun

February 14, 2017 |

BC earthquake risk: US expert warns of wood-frame building …Vancouver SunA leading Calif. seismic engineer warns B.C. government unexpected severe damage to wood-frame housing in deadly 2016 Japanese earthquake.

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ASU professor aids effort to fortify defenses against an earth-shaking problem – Arizona State University

February 7, 2017 |

ASU professor aids effort to fortify defenses against an earth-shaking problemArizona State UniversityThe Christchurch quake was one of several big natural disasters that prompted the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, an international technical and professional society, to call for an extensive … Read More

ASU professor aids effort to fortify defenses against an earth-shaking … – Arizona State University

February 2, 2017 |

ASU professor aids effort to fortify defenses against an earth-shaking …Arizona State UniversityAn ASU professor and geotechnical engineer played a leading role in a national project that has produced guidelines for dealing with the destructive threat of …

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