Construction starts on ambitious Chinese quake simulator center

05/26/2009 | Xinhuanet.com (China)

A new research center under construction in China will have the ability to accurately test whether skyscrapers and other structures can withstand an earthquake. It will include four vibrating platforms that will test small-scale models of the structures. The platforms can bear loads of more than 200 tons, nearly double the capacity of other platforms.

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