Arid Lands Newsletter--link to home page No. 47, May 2000
Desert Architecture for a New Millenium

Zegarra et al.: Seismic test results on structures

seismic tilt test seismic simulation test
The left-hand photo above shows the results of a 1973 seismic tilt test conducted on a full-scale adobe model by the Catholic University of Peru. The results from these tests were later verified by seismic simulation tests done by the Aseismic Structures Laboratory at the University (right-hand photo, above).

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