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Seismic Wallpaper – Cheap Earthquake Protection

Seismic Wallpaper – Cheap Earthquake Protection

The Seismic Wallpaper (Credit: Bayer AG) A new type of wallpaper called seismic wallpaper might help strengthen buildings against earthquakes. The wallpaper was developed by scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany together with researchers from the German ...

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New Technique Braces Buildings against Earthquakes

New Technique Braces Buildings against Earthquakes

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan have developed a new method for bracing high rise concrete buildings. By reinforcing the concrete with steel fibers, they were able to design coupling beams (beams used to connect walls ...

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