Title: Shake, Rattle, and Roll… How Engineers Design Buildings for Earthquakes
Presenter: Michael Fierro
Recorded: February 21, 2016
Location: Tap Root Public House
Presenter: Senior Engineer Michael Fierro
“The seismic design of buildings is a field with ongoing development and revisions to accepted practices. With each new code cycle, the rules are updated on what we’ve learned from recent earthquakes: ground motion, building behavior, risk assessment, and the identification of post-earthquake damage. Join us at this month’s Anchorage Science Pub for a presentation with Senior Engineer Michael Fierro, as he discusses basic concepts of earthquake motion and the modern approach to seismic design of buildings in everyday terms.”
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