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Bearing the Brunt of Earthquakes - December 2016

Alex Cannella, News Editor

The article "Bearing the Brunt of Earthquakes" appeared in the December 2016 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
America suffers $4.4 billion in losses due to earthquakes every year. While thatís a drop in the bucket for our $16 trillion plus GDP, it's still a substantial amount of money, and some people are working to lessen those losses. One group is Earthquake Protection Systems (EPS), a company that is designing bearings to better protect buildings from earthquake damage.

Keywords
earthquakes, bearings, Earthquake Protection Systems

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