Seismic isolation systems help mitigate earthquake damage

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Seismic isolation systems help mitigate earthquake damage

Seismic isolation is an excellent technology to help make structures more resistant to earthquakes by installing equipment to isolate a building from the ground and keep tremors from reaching the building. Seismic isolation systems reduce shaking by placing rubber, lead or other substances between structures and the ground, using them as a cushion to absorb tremors. ...