The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Shaking Up a 3D Print

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A structural engineering activity in which 3D printed structures were attached to a shake table and tested with various types of supports and weights in order to evaluate their seismic performance.

Faculty:  Paula L. Sturdevant Rees, Lecturer
Affiliation:  Water Resources Research Center, College of Engineering, Science and Engineering Outreach initiative or SENGI

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Students watch an earthquake simulator at a SENGI event.