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Earthquake engineers shift focus to steel collectors to ensure structural safety
January 19, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Earthquake engineers studying buildings' seismic safety usually focus on walls and braces. The University of Arizona's Robert Fleischman and researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and Lehigh University are testing steel collectors' ability to transfer seismic forces horizontally from floors to walls and braces to bolster building stability.Full Story
University of Arizona College of Engineering
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