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Ground-improvement methods might protect against earthquakes

Findings will help improve the safety of structures in Christchurch and the Canterbury region in New Zealand, which were devastated in 2010 and 2011 by a…

Rensselaer Researchers To Participate in Seismic Test of Seven-Story Building

A destructive earthquake will strike a lone, wooden condominium in Japan next week, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael Symans will be on…

Engineers Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Buildings Earthquake Safe

The structure, which resembled a parking garage, went through a series of earthquake jolts as powerful as magnitude 8.0. The one-million pound precast concrete…