The building contains elevators, ceiling tile, hospital equipment, computer servers, wiring and pipes. The shake will mimic the 1994 Nothridge, Calif. earthquake and the 2010 San Pedro, Chile earthquake.
You can watch the test by going to http://nees.ucsd.edu/video/.
If you would like to take part in the NSF Q+A which will follow the shake-test, get in touch with Josh Chamot at (703)292-7730
If you miss the test, we will be hosting a recording here in the ENR.com video library as soon as we get the footage.
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