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In Haiti, Structural Engineers Begin to Survey Devastation

January 21, 2010 By Nadine M. Post This article first appeared on Engineering News-Record Damage from landslides is common in Haiti. In Port-au-Prince, there is widespread destruction of nonductile concrete structures. Many rubble or unreinforced masonry walls failed. The E-in-plan […]

Engineer Team Deploys to Haiti

(Taken from a USACE press release.) In support of the national response efforts led by the U.S. State Department, USAID, and U.S. Southern Command, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has deployed an initial team of four engineers in […]

U.S. Structural Engineers begin on-site damage assessments in Haiti

Published 20 January 2010-Homeland Security Newswire U.S. engineers are going to Haiti to study the earthquake and its ramifications for structural engineering; the structural engineers emergency response committee (SEER) of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) — the […]