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Element 5 - Education & Outreach
Project Manager: Jill Andrews - Caltech (formerly with SCEC)

Appendix 5.1.4 - Subcontract 54

Prof. G. G. Schierle, University of Southern California

Included in the subcontractor’s scope is the production of the following models. Display boards with graphic explanatory material accompanies the models.

1. Small-Scale Models (approx. scale 1:24 or 1:48)

Architectural models showing relevant earthquake engineering features of the following two kinds of woodframe buildings will be produced:

    A. Soft-story, tuck-under parking, apartment building

    B. Hillside house


2. Shake Table Models (approx. scale 1:24 or 1:48)

    A. House without anchor bolts

    B. House on cripple walls

    C. Soft-story tuck-under apartments

    D. Hillside house


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