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Reuters: Filiatrault weighs in on earthquake simulation

Release Date: July 7, 2006

An article distributed by Reuters news service reports on a test held yesterday in UB's Earthquake Simulation Laboratory to see how wood houses can withstand severe tremors, such as the 1994 earthquake in Northridge, Calif., quotes Andre Filiatrault, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said, "The objective is to ultimately safely build taller, wood-frame construction in seismic zones. Northridge was a sort of eye-opener." Go to article.

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