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How does the design of base-isolated buildings reduce their risk of damage by earthquakes?

Ramon Kelly

in Geography

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Samantha Barber on June 14, 2018

Based on the isolated buildings face less damage than other buildings when disasters such as an earthquake, because the base or foundation of the buildings, they are not shock absorption of the springs. Each time an earthquake, 'absorb' the shock by gently moving it back and forth, while the rest of the buildings shake violently and therefore the damage to the buildings are more in comparison with the base isolated

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