Skip Navigation

UMaine News

Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube Contribute to our Flickr Group

Composites Center Comments On Use Of Blast-Resistant Structures In Earthquake Zones

The blast-resistant technology developed at the UMaine’s AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center could also be used in areas where earthquakes occur, officials at the center told WLBZ television. Center Director Habib Dagher and Larry Parent, assistant director of operations and program management, who were interviewed for the story, said blast-resistant structures have been tested to see how they withstand bomb and mortar attacks, but could stand up to the shaking caused by earthquakes.

Comments are closed.

More in Engineering, UMaine in the News (3733 of 4592 articles)