Liquefaction experiment shows effects of different foundations and hollow objects resurfacing (e.g. water pipes)


Liquefaction experiment shows effects of different foundations and hollow objects resurfacing (e.g. water pipelines)


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  1. If you read the English account of Daniel Braddock who was in the great earthquake of Lisbon Portugal he said a lot of people gathered on the pier which was made of big stone blocks and they all just got sucked under. Not only that the retreating River before the tsunami revealed many ancient shipwrecks and lots of people came to explore them only to be swept away.

  2. I feel like, how does the first house with the stakes represent real life though? Arnt the stakes just hitting the bottom of the tank preventing the house from sinking? They certainly seem long enough to hit the bottom. You don’t just have some arbitrary floor on the Earth’s crust to prop some stakes on top of, do you?

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