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Dear Prof Scott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake_resistant_structures

http://www.agiweb.org/education/aapg/invest/invest13.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seismology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seismometer

http://www.iris.edu/hq/files/publications/brochures_onepagers/doc/OnePager7.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URC7zHeypWw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N_Q6Q-3o7M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X-js9gXSME

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq9_UAcKq3M

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15033972

http://www.buffalo.edu/news/10380

http://www.strongtie.com/about/research/capstone.html

http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2007/0112-earthquake_test_building_better_hom

http://www.nkanzai.co.jp/en/building/best/diagnosis2.html

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/UPSeis/waves.html

http://www.reidsteel.com/information/earthquake_resistant_building.htm

http://www.iris.edu/hq/files/programs/education_and_outreach/retm/tm_100112_hait

Is it possible to build 100 % Earthquake resistant proof buildings and structures ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

In wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake_resistant_structures , I found it interesting that they have developed ways to construct wooden structures with metal frames, bracing, and dampers filled with viscous fluid.

In youtube.com/watch?v=URC7zHeypWw I saw a new design the was being tested where the support resulted in the building moving in rhythm with the ground. With youtube.com/watch?v=-N_Q6Q-3o7M , I saw them modeling the affect of an earthquake on a new building design. Watching youtube.com/watch?v=9X-js9gXSME showed the new types of material that they use to allow flexibility in the frames. Watching these videos has shown me that they have developed new ways of designing the structures of buildings.

In buffalo.edu/news/10380 , it described how they couldn't determine how to stop a earthquake from having the potential to collaps a buidling, but were looking for a way to expand the time. However, in bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15033972 , it was read that they believe they have found a way to make the walls resistant to falling down that they are now working on ways to keep the contents intact.

The date that they discover how to achieve a 100% guaranteed way to resist earthquakes will be the day just before how to construct buildings to withhold the impact longer.

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Comment | Dear Prof Scott Thank you. Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar |

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