Monday 15 May 2017: Inspiring Science (public talk): Shaken but not Stirred: Using Mathematics in Earthquakes
Hinke Osinga -
Streaham Court C 15:30-16:30
Earthquakes can cause substantial damage to buildings in ways that are still not well understood. How can we predict whether a building will survive an earthquake with full structural integrity? We will explain how mathematics can help answer this question and why the answer may surprise you more than you think.