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How Does the Ground Shake?

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) logoProduced by the National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), this two page tip sheet describes the nature of seismic ground motion and how it is measured. The document, aimed at the classroom and the general public, explains the concept of ground motion in clear language and simple diagrams. (2005, 257KB, pdf)

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