SEESL/UB-NEES Education, Outreach and Training
Quake Summit 2011 UB-NEES Site Tour and Test Demonstrations
June 11, 2011
On Saturday June 11th following the Quake Summit closing sessions, UB-NEES hosted over 100 Quake Summit participants for a multi-hour tour of the UB-NEES site.
CSEE Professor Andre Filiatrault provided detailed descriptions and research applications of the major UB-NEES equipment systems including the Twin Re-configurable Shake Tables,
The Nonstructural Component Simulator (NCS), the 1-G Geotechnical Laminar Box and the Reaction Wall/Strong Floor/Actuator testing systems. This was followed by Shake Table and
NCS equipment system test demonstrations.