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Earthquake Effects on Tall Buildings

Earthquake Effects On Tall Buildings Types of Earthquake Faults Only convergent and transform boundaries tend to cause large earthquakes. Divergent boundaries do cause earthquakes as well, but these tend cause much less  damage. Convergent boundaries are mostly found just offshore…
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Bhuj Earthquake India

Bhuj Earthquake India

Bhuj Earthquake India Earthquake:  Gujarat, India 7.9 on the Richter scale. 8.46 AM January 26th 20,800 dead Earthquake: 8:46am on January 26, 2001 Epicenter: Near Bhuj in Gujarat, India Magnitude: 7.9 on the Richter Scale Geologic Setting Indian Plate Sub…
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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge “The world’s longest suspension bridge. “

List of Project, Thesis and Presentation topics on General Civil Engineering

“The world’s longest suspension bridge. “ Vital Statistics: Location: Kobe and Awaji-shima, Japan Completion Date: 1998 Cost: $4.3 billion Length: 12,828 feet Type: Suspension Purpose: Roadway Materials: Steel Longest Single Span: 6,527 feet Engineer(s): Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority In 1998, Japanese…
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A Bridge Built to Sway When the Earth Shakes

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SAN FRANCISCO — Venture deep inside the new skyway of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and it becomes clear that the bridge’s engineers have planned for the long term. Courtesy NYTimes At intervals inside the elevated roadway’s box girders —…
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