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Monday 15 May 2017Inspiring 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.

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