Protecting California’s Hospitals – Seismic Shake Testing California Seismic Safety Commission & UCTV Prime Cuts
Go behind the scenes at UC San Diego as a five story mockup of a
hospital, including a surgical suite, is subjected to dramatic
earthquakes in order to better understand how the many complex
systems within hospital buildings perform after earthquakes.
Teaming up with the California Seismic Safety Commission, this
UCSD-TV documentary explores the history of seismic safety for
California’s hospital infrastructure, and what is being done to
secure its future.UC San Diego’s Englekirk Structural Engineering
Center has provided this video preview of the largest, most
complex seismic test ever conducted.