Early NHERI Response to Turkey and Syria Earthquake
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Dan Zehner from NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure) joins us to talk about the initial structural engineering look at the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. As soon as the earthquake struck and the extent of the structural failures became evident, members of NHERI and their international colleagues started examining all available data to understand why the buildings failed.
Two early documents came out of China, examining the construction of collapsed buildings and comparing the quakes’ effects on existing resistant infrastructure standards.
Beijing Turkey Earthquake Report 1
Beijing Turkey Earthquake Report 2
This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley.
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