Earthquake-resistant structures

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This resource is about learning, teaching, and research that relates to earthquake-resistant structures.

Discussion questions and essay ideas[edit | edit source]

  • Why is it important to design buildings that are earthquake-resistant?
  • What are some good ways to learn about earthquake-resistant building design?
  • How can very tall buildings be designed to be earthquake-resistant?

Learning resources[edit | edit source]

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Taipei 101 Tuned Mass Damper.png
2010 07 22340 6969 Xinyi District, Taipei, Buildings, Taipei 101, Mass dampers, Taiwan.JPG

Learning sites and articles[edit | edit source]

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See also[edit | edit source]

  • Wind engineering - during an Earthquake, wind could possibly be a factor in building stability and integrity.