Five story building to be put through a series of earthquakes and fires

What happens when you put a fully equipped five-story building, which includes an intensive care unit, a surgery suite, piping and air conditioning, fire barriers and even a working elevator, through series of high-intensity earthquakes?

Further information on the $5 million tests at:

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-04/uoc–epf041212.php

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About ksparthasarathy

I am a former Secretary of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. I am a former Raja Ramanna Fellow in the Department of Atomic Energy. Free lance journalism is my hobby
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