Friday, November 22, 2019

Tag: earthquake

Minimum Requirements

Yes, Revenue and Profit, but also Humanitarianism H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. The room is small and dark. I came in from the mid-day sun and my...

After Ridgecrest earthquakes, NSF-funded researchers spearhead reconnaissance, data collection

West Lafayette, IN — Responding to the recent Searles Valley earthquakes in Southern California — an M6.4 on July 4 and an M7.1 shortly thereafter on July...

Informed Resiliency

Kinemetrics and its OasisPlus Earthquake Technology Looking at Hospital Deployments By Editorial staff First deployed in the United Arab Emirates at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai,...

Researchers propose new method to better assess building safety after an earthquake

Researchers at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne’s (EPFL’s) Laboratory of Computer Science and Mechanics applied to Construction are proposing a new methodology that can bring more precision to structural evaluation of buildings following an earthquake.

How Mexico City will be rebuilt

The mission is to reconstruct safer buildings and provide financially feasible solutions for people who lost their homes. By H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. It’s Sunday...

Assessing earthquake hazards

Images resulting from recent simulations at NERSC show the distribution of ground motion intensity across the San Francisco Bay Area region 10 seconds after...

Immediate occupancy performance codes

Devastation (left image) following the 1906 earthquake that dramatically impacted the economic and social growth of San Francisco compared with the “West Coast’s most...

UN Disaster Resilience Scorecard, developed by AECOM and IBM, helps cities prepare for disaster

An updated Disaster Resilience Scorecard helps cities and local government agencies improve their preparedness and reduce risks from disasters.

Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Researchers are harnessing “deep learning” algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.
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