earthquake effect


earthquake effect
n
сейсмическое воздействие

Англо-русский строительный словарь. — М.: Русский Язык. . 1995.

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  • Earthquake engineering — is the study of the behavior of buildings and structures subject to seismic loading. It is a subset of both structural and civil engineering.The main objectives of earthquake engineering are: * Understand the interaction between buildings or… …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake construction — is a branch of architectural engineering concerned with making sure structures can withstand as severe an earthquake shock as possible given the materials available. When, the structure in question is a human habitation, the questions of… …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

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  • Earthquake prediction — An earthquake prediction is a prediction that an earthquake in a specific magnitude range will occur in a specific region and time window. Predictions are considered as such to the extent that they are reliable for practical, as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake light — An earthquake light is an unusual luminous aerial phenomenon, similar in appearance to the aurora borealis, that allegedly appears in the sky at or near areas of tectonic stress, seismic activity or volcanic eruptions. Scientific evidence for the …   Wikipedia

  • Effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on Indonesia — Indonesia was seriously affected by the earthquake and tsunami created by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on 26 December 2004, swamping the northern and western coastal areas of Sumatra, and the smaller outlying islands off Sumatra. Nearly all… …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake warning system — An earthquake warning system is a system of accelerometers, communication, computers, and alarms that is devised for regional notification of a substantial earthquake while it is in progress. This is not the same as earthquake prediction, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on Somalia — The effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on Somalia was devastating. Villages and coastal communities in Somalia, as far as 4,500 km (2,800 miles) from the epicentre of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, were swept away and destroyed by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on India — For related articles, see . In India, 10,136 people, according to official estimates, were killed and hundreds of thousands were rendered homeless when a tsunami triggered by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake near the Indonesian island of Sumatra… …   Wikipedia

  • effect — 01. The state of the American economy has a great [effect] on the financial situation here in Mexico. 02. Our economy has been [affected] a great deal by the Asian economic crisis. 03. Global warming has had a significant [effect] on our climate… …   Grammatical examples in English

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