Earthquake Conference


Rocket vehicles mounted on launch stands at Vandenberg AFB, California must be designed and analyzed to withstand potential earthquakes originating on the nearby San Andreas Fault.  The vehicles behave as long, slender cantilever beams prior to liftoff.

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I am going to present a paper at the

16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
January 9-13, 2017, Santiago, Chile

Slide Presentation

The title is:

Seismic Analysis and Testing of Equipment using Historical Strong Motion Data Scaled to Satisfy Shock Response Spectra Specifications.  Preliminary Draft.

This paper has application for launch vehicles, power substations, telecommunication equipment, buildings, etc.

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See also:

Webinar 47 – Shock Response Spectrum Synthesis, Special Topics

Matlab script: Vibrationdata Signal Analysis Package

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– Tom Irvine

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