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Ivanhoe: Filiatrault discusses shake test of townhouse

Release Date: January 30, 2007

An article on Ivanhoe Broadcast News looks at UB research that subjected a full-scale, fully furnished home to a 6.7 magnitude earthquake and quotes Andre Filiatrault, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said, "We shook this building past its so-called design level. We shook it to an extreme event." Go to article.

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