Critical building technology to save lives during earthquakes

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Carbon fibre-based materials could prevent the collapse of thousands of buildings during a future major earthquake. Last November, a team of structural experts from industry and university in Turkey demonstrated in a side-by-side test how a building retrofitted with carbon fibre composites can successfully survive a simulated earthquake.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationJEC Composites Magazine
StatePublished - Mar 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Science(all)


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