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MJ Series Jaw Crusher

MJ Series Jaw Crusher

MJ series jaw crusher is mainly used as a coarse crushing crusher. Its purpose is to crush rocks into smaller particle sizes for subsequent processing…

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MC Series Single-Cylinder Hydraulic Cone Crusher

MC Series Single-Cylinder Hydraulic Cone Crusher

MC series single cylinder hydraulic cone crusher is used in secondary and fine crushing operations. It is widely used in metallurgy, construction, highway,…

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ML Series Vertical Shaft Impact Crusher

ML Series Vertical Shaft Impact Crusher

Vertical shaft impact crusher is often used in the final crushing circuit. Due to the ability to produce fine-grained final products, ML series vertical…

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MD Series Multi-Cylinder Hydraulic Cone Crusher

MD Series Multi-Cylinder Hydraulic Cone Crusher

MD series multi-cylinder hydraulic cone crusher is used in the second and third stages of mineral processing and stone crushing, as well as the superfine…

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MF Series Fixed Shaft Circular Vibrating Screen

MF Series Fixed Shaft Circular Vibrating Screen

In order to eliminate the phenomenon of unbalanced vibration, unstable amplitude, on/off bounce, poor screening effect, and cracking of the screen box…

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MGD Series Vibrating Feeder

MGD Series Vibrating Feeder

MGD series vibrating feeder is designed for ultra-heavy working conditions and is suitable for feeding materials to primary jaw crushers, primary impact…

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MGB series hopper discharge feeder

MGB series hopper discharge feeder

MGB series hopper discharge feeder is mainly used for the uniform, quantitative and automatic control of under-silo feeding of bulk materials.…

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MZA/K Series Circular Vibrating Screen

MZA/K Series Circular Vibrating Screen

MZA/K series circular vibrating screen produced by Meilan has an axis-eccentric circular vibrating screen, which can be used for dry and wet classification…

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  • Rocking the house: seismic tests of a life-size, wood home

    Dec 23, 2006· As for Andre Filiatrault, the afternoon before the seismic test, he expressed concern about the damage the townhouse might suffer. "I don't think the house will fare too well," he predicted. WHAT'S SHAKING? The townhouse replicates a type of construction called slab-on-grade, in which a home is built on a concrete platform that rests on soil.

  • What are Seismic Waves? Ground Shaking During an

    According to USGS, nearly 70 percent of the loss of life and property damage due to the Loma Prieta earthquake stemmed from strong ground shaking. An earthquake generates seismic waves that pass through the ground. As those waves pass near or underneath your house, it can move from side to side and up and down.

  • Earthquake Retrofitting & Seismic Upgrades FAQ

    These include soil conditions, how a house was built, length and strength of the shaking. Most critical, however, is the distance between your home and the source of the earthquake; its epicenter. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) shows in its 1990 public information booklet, The Next Big Earthquake , a very dramatic graphic comparing shaking

  • FAQ Home Seismic Retrofitting Questions and Answers

    That earthquake was 60 miles from the East Bay and was not considered the “Big One”. Shaking intensity increases 30 times for every increase in the Richter scale. Loma Prieta was a 6.9 on the San Andreas Fault so when the big one hits here you need to be ready for your house to shake 30 times more intensely that it did on that day.

  • Straw Bale House Survives Violent Shaking At Earthquake

    Apr 05, 2009· After a series of seven increasingly forceful tests, in the final powerful test the house shook and swayed violently, cracked at the seams and sent out a small cloud of dust and straw and

  • Seismic Retrofit Guide - The Home Depot

    These seismic areas are based on the likelihood of an earthquake occurring and its severity. The easiest way to find out if you are living in a high seismic area is to call your local building department and ask if you are in Seismic Zone 3 or 4 (for California residents) or Seismic Design Category D, E or F.

  • Time history shaking table test and seismic performance

    Feb 01, 2021· To investigate its dynamic seismic performance, time history testing on a shaking table with 1:5 downscaled block house column and sub-frame models were carried out. Sabah earthquake 2015 with a PGA of 0.126 g was used as the input signal for the time history shake table test.

  • Earth Defense: Shaking Buildings in the World's Largest

    Mar 20, 2017· Japanese architecture and building codes have evolved over time to defend against the ever-present threat of earthquakes. Still, no amount of calculations, small-scale physical models or virtual computer modeling can substitute for real world testing. Hence the E-Defense (short for Earth Defense) complex, which houses Japan’s full-scale earthquake simulator.

  • Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) - USGS

    Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) is used to identify subsurface conditions in the upper 100 ft of the subsurface. The USGS CPT uses a 23-ton truck to push a “cone” into the ground. The weight of the truck is partially supported by both the tip of the cone and the sleeve of the cone. The “tip

  • Seismic response of PP-band and FRP retrofitted house

    May 15, 2016· Current research work presents the seismic response of brick masonry houses retrofitted by different composite materials under dynamic shake table tests. Tests were performed on 1:4 scaled unreinforced masonry (URM), Polypropylene (PP-band) retrofitted, Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) retrofitted and FRP + PP-band retrofitted house models.

  • Experimental seismic performance of a full-scale

    Apr 15, 2018· This paper presents the results of a unidirectional shake-table test performed on a full-scale, single-storey unreinforced masonry building. The specimen represented a typical detached house of the Groningen region of the Netherlands, consisting of double-wythe clay-brick unreinforced masonry walls, without any specific seismic detailing.

  • Earthquake Hazard Maps FEMA.gov

    Aug 03, 2020· The colors in the maps denote “seismic design categories” (SDCs), which reflect the likelihood of experiencing earthquake shaking of various intensities. (Building design and construction professionals use SDCs specified in building codes to determine the level of seismic resistance required for new buildings.)

  • Seismic Testing - Clark Testing

    Clark Testing Seismic table is capable of performing seismic testing of large packages up to 20,000 lbs. (total test specimen weight including all fixtures) with ZPA of 1G. Higher ZPA's are achieved with lower weight. Clark’s tri-axial shake table is designed to generate independent tri-axial motions (of different magnitude).

  • Seismic Hazard Resources - University of California, Berkeley

    Shake test: Two-Story House In this test a new two-story house built according to modern building codes is shaken using a recording of ground motion from the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The house survives the earthquake but the contence is severly damaged. Click for the video clips: House exterior 4.5 MPEG The house survived the shaking.

  • Shaking table tests of a two-storey log house

    This paper presents the findings of an experimental campaign that was conducted to investigate the seismic behaviour of log houses. A two-storey log house designed by the Portuguese company Rusticasa ® was subjected to a series of shaking table tests at the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering in Lisbon, Portugal. The paper contains the description of the geometry and construction …

  • Time history shaking table test and seismic performance

    Feb 01, 2021· To investigate its dynamic seismic performance, time history testing on a shaking table with 1:5 downscaled block house column and sub-frame models were carried out. Sabah earthquake 2015 with a PGA of 0.126 g was used as the input signal for the time history shake table test.

  • Earthquake-resistant structures - Wikipedia

    Concurrent shake-table testing Concurrent shake-table testing of two or more building models is a vivid, persuasive and effective way to validate earthquake engineering solutions experimentally. Thus, two wooden houses built before adoption of the 1981 Japanese Building Code were moved to E-Defense [5] for testing (see both pictures aside).

  • Reports Of Unexplained Shaking Rattles South Florida

    Jan 16, 2021· Twitter is filled with South Florida residents posting about the unexplained shaking. Whoa that was a pretty long tremor in Miami I just felt! Welp, "earthquake in Florida" is marked off the 2021

  • Seismic Testing of Two-Story Woodframe House: Influence of

    Oct 10, 2002· Seismic Testing of Two-Story Woodframe House: Influence of Wall Finish Materials These shake table test results provide the motivation for further studies on the evaluation of the long-term effectiveness of wall finish materials as potential structural components of lateral load-resisting systems of woodframe structures.

  • National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering

    The Tri-Axial Seismic Simulator, or Shaking Table, can produce earthquake ground motions in six degrees of freedom, with motion in 3 axes.. The shaking table is 5m x 5m and has a mass of 27 tons. It can take models of large scale buildings weighing up to 50 tons, and the square shape of the table provides large bending and torsional stiffness.. Small-scale or full-scale models are placed on

  • Navy Aircraft Testing May Have Caused Earthquake-Like

    Jan 28, 2016· Naval aircraft testing over the Atlantic Ocean created the sonic booms that caused rumbles and house-shaking that could be felt from the southern Jersey Shore to …

  • EARTHQUAKE GROUND SHAKING IN UTAH

    seismic zones in Utah and less strict seismic requirements. Prior to 1961, no seismic provisions were included. Thus, there is a wide range of seismic resistance in buildings in Utah, and in general the older the building the more vulnerable it probably is to earthquakes. Also, because UBC requirements are not based on ground-shaking levels

  • A Tested, Inexpensive Way to Protect Buildings from

    Nov 13, 2013· Engineers test seismic retrofits with a massive shake table. Currently, most buildings that are base-isolated are large structures which house sensitive or expensive equipment, but there is

  • (PDF) Seismic Analysis of a 2-Storey Log House

    The seismic performance of three dimensional log-house buildings has been investigated by means of full-scale experimental shake table tests [18,19], including some simplified FE numerical

  • Seismic Testing of Two-Story Woodframe House: Influence of

    Oct 10, 2002· Seismic Testing of Two-Story Woodframe House: Influence of Wall Finish Materials These shake table test results provide the motivation for further studies on the evaluation of the long-term effectiveness of wall finish materials as potential structural components of lateral load-resisting systems of woodframe structures.

  • Seismic response of PP-band and FRP retrofitted house

    May 15, 2016· Experimental investigation on the seismic performance of masonry buildings using shaking table testing Bull. Earthquake Eng. , 11 ( 4 ) ( 2013 ) , pp. 1157 - …

  • Shake Table Test Shows the Dome Shape is Virtually

    Oct 09, 2014· Official test findings. Mehdi H.K. Kharrazi, Salah Eldeib, and Helmut G.L. Priona published the findings of the shake-table testing in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering in a paper titled, Experimental evaluation of an orthotropic, monolithic, modular wooden-dome structural system. They found that their unique dome structural system’s seismic performance was superior to conventional

  • Full page photo

    similar to special seismic detailing introduced in 1991 If damaqed by previous earthquakes and disasters and not repaired, the structure is weakened making it vulnerable to a partial or total collapse during a strong ground shaking. The shape of the house influences its behavior during strong ground shaking. Box-type or rectangular-shaped

  • What are the earthquake hazards/risks where I live?

    Ground shaking is the primary cause of earthquake damage to man-made structures. Many factors influence the strength of earthquake shaking at a site including the earthquake's magnitude, the site's proximity to the fault, the local geology, and the soil type. More than 250 structures throughout the United States have been outfitted with seismic

  • Earthquake Simulator Laboratory Pacific Earthquake

    The signature piece of testing equipment at the PEER-UC Berkeley Lab is the six degree-of-freedom Shaking Table, the largest in the United States, and one of the largest in the world.The PEER-UC Berkeley Lab also houses a Large Scale Structures Lab consisting of a 20' x 60' strong floor with an integrated, reconfigurable, modular reaction wall.

  • FAQ Home Seismic Retrofitting Questions and Answers

    Shaking intensity increases 30 times for every increase in the Richter scale. Loma Prieta was a 6.9 on the San Andreas Fault so when the big one hits here you need to be ready for your house to shake 30 times more intensely that it did on that day.

  • STRUCTURE magazine Seismic Isolation – The Gold Standard

    The validation testing for the project, called Seismically Isolated Unibody Residential Buildings for Enhanced Life-Cycle Performance, was conducted at the University of California, San Diego’s outdoor seismic shake table facility (Figures 6 and 7, page 14).The tests shook a full-scale wood frame structure, first with re-centering dish-shaped