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Homework-09a - problems, are the damage inflicted to a...

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Florida International University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CES-4600 / EGN-5439. The Design of Tall Buildings Homework #9 due on Wednesday, 14 July 2008 (10 points). This past 12 May 2008, a large earthquake took place in the province of Sichuan, China. The immediate death toll is reported to be over 80,000. That included the collapse of a four-story reinforced concrete primary school in Xinjian that was relatively new (built in 1992). All the students died. Landslides into riverbeds have created 34 new lakes in the Sichuan province. They pose a major danger to all the people that live downstream. Among the other
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Unformatted text preview: problems, are the damage inflicted to a major nuclear weapons research lab in Mianyang, very close to the epicenter. Research this seismic event. Gather data on the magnitude and the duration of the earthquake. Obtain graphical information and present a report. You can work in teams. FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CEG-4600 - The Design of Tall Buildings Homework No. 2 Name _____________________________________________ 14 May 2008 Describe problem here. Solution. Figures....
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