Kehew Ch8 earthquakes

Kehew Ch8 earthquakes - 3 Is a building more likely to be...

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Chapter 8 Earthquake objectives 1) What are the differences between a seismograph and an accelerograph? Seismographs record seismic waves continuously Accelerographs begin recording only during strong earth movements 2) What magnitude scale is now commonly used in place of the Richter magnitude scale? Moment magnitude scale
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Unformatted text preview: 3) Is a building more likely to be damaged in an earthquake if its fundamental period is similar or different from the fundamental period of material on which it is built? If the fundamental period is similar between the material and the soil it will be more damaging...
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