EPS 20 L02-3 - Sources mostly from The Earthquake...

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1 The Hayward Temblor Future earthquakes “We have the choice between despair, hopelessness, and total extinction. Let us have the wisdom to choose correctly” – Woody Allen Sources mostly from… “There is no problem so big, so important, that you can’t run away from it.” with a little of Marc Reisner’s scenario: “What follows is pessimism that could be worse.” The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute study: Scenario for a Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake on the hayward Fault the first shock hit at 2:38 in the afternoon… Kobe 1995 the first shock hit at 2:38 in the afternoon… to movie… …people scramble out of collapsing buildings… Loma Prieta 1989 Kobe 1995 Old structures failed while recent construction survived Building collapse new: steel frame loss of some cladding new and old: city halls old: base, mid-section and pancake collapse NISEE, UC-Berkeley
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2 Hayward scenario EERI scenario Building collapse Loma Prieta Residential damage collapse of soft story structures
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course EPS 20 taught by Professor Allen during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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EPS 20 L02-3 - Sources mostly from The Earthquake...

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