[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Jo Kelly
University of Sheffield

Damaged Building Joint after Testing

Caption: This is the same building joint, following application of post tensioned metal straps and tested on shaking table to equivalent of magnitude 7 earthquake.

Credit: University of Sheffield

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Building 'belt' offers cheap, quick repair of earthquake damage

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]