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Engineering solutions for earthquakes / Jason Porterfield.

Porterfield, Jason, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Preparing for disaster
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 624.1 POR (Text) 38209000964133 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781725347762 (library bound)
  • ISBN: 9781725347755 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preparing for the big one -- Planning for disaster -- Designing to the threat -- Building safer structures -- Getting ready for an earthquake.
Summary, etc.:
"Earthquake engineering is a field of engineering that focuses on designing and building structures that are less likely to be damaged during earthquakes. In addition to finding new ways to build new structures, earthquake engineering also involves finding ways to make existing buildings stronger. Learn how earthquake engineers come up with ways to build safer structures, and how to protect yourself in case of an earthquake."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 5 to 8.
Subject: Earthquake engineering > Juvenile literature.
Earthquake resistant design > Juvenile literature.
Earthquake hazard analysis > Juvenile literature.

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