Seismic Engineering

4 August, 2020

UCSD Seismic Engineering Research Shows How to Protect Buildings

By |2020-08-05T23:19:47+00:00August 4th, 2020|Earthquake Protection, SDCAA, Seismic Engineering|

San Diego is at the heart of much of the world’s best research about developing earthquake resilient buildings.

The University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering conducts some of the most noteworthy studies available on the damaging effects of earthquakes on buildings using one of the world’s largest shake […]

10 July, 2019

Turn to Science, Not Social Media, for Answers on Earthquake Stability

By |2019-08-01T23:33:09+00:00July 10th, 2019|AACSC, Earthquake Retrofit, FAQ, Seismic Engineering, Seismic Retrofit|

-Appeared on Apartment Association California, Southern Cities (AACSC).

I recently ran across the following question from a Los Angeles woman on Yelp:

Q: Is there a way to know how safe your apartment building is in case of an earthquake?

One respondent stated that if her apartment is […]

7 July, 2019

UCSD at the Epicenter of Research on Seismic Engineering

By |2019-08-01T23:30:15+00:00July 7th, 2019|SDCAA, Seismic Engineering, Seismic Resilience|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

Much of the world’s best research about building strength during earthquakes happens right here in San Diego.

The University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering conducts some of the most noteworthy studies available on the effects of […]