shake table

shake table

[′shāk ‚tā·bəl]
(electromagnetism)
(mechanical engineering)
References in periodicals archive ?
His previous collaborations have included one with the University of California, San Diego, where researchers modeled a post-earthquake fire by building a five-story building on UC San Diego's outdoor shake table, shaking it, and setting it on fire.
UNR's seismic-simulation facility became the largest in the United States and second largest in the world this week with an expansion that included moving three new 27-ton shake table tops into the school's new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.
Combination photograph shows a four-storey wood frame building tested under the conditions of a number of historical earthquake data using the World's largest outdoor shake table by researchers at the University of San Diego California in San Diego, California, on August 17.
Three test segments were constructed on a shake table that measured 13.
Visitors to this area can get hands-on with an erosion demonstration and seismic shake table.
The transformer passed Hi-Pot tests and IEEE Routine tests performed before and after the shake table testing, which showed it withstood the shake tests without diminishing its operational performance.
It has been shake table tested and verified up to an SDS of 3.
Several studies have used shake table testing to analyze the performance of wood shear walls.
That's what happened recently in Grant County, where a group of conservationists, mill owners, loggers and government officials forged a compromise that will allow salvage logging in portions of a forest burned two years ago in the 14,527-acre Shake Table fire near John Day.
That's when they'll design, construct, and test a six-story wood-frame building in Japan, on the world's largest shake table.
The team plans to put that software to the test by designing and building the major components of a six-story wood-frame structure that will be assembled and tested on a huge shake table in Japan in 2009.