Seismic Resistance: Model Analyzes Shape-Memory Alloys for Use inEarthquake-Resistant Structures

08/05/2012 2700

Recent earthquake damage has exposed the vulnerability of existing structures to strong ground movement. At the Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers are analyzing shape-memory alloys for their potential use in constructing seismic-resistant structures.
The above story is reprinted from materials provided by Georgia Institute of Technology Research News. The original article was written by Abby Robinson.

 

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