[GSBN] PAKSBAB Straw Bale House Shake Table Tests - Friday, March 27, 2009

Darcey Donovan ecoengineering at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 23:51:27 CDT 2009

Dear GSBN friends,


On Friday, March 27, Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB)
will be conducting shake table tests of a full-scale straw bale house at the
University of Nevada, Reno.  We will begin around 10 am PST with the final
tests (high amplitude motions) and will continue increasing the shaking
amplitude until failure.  The entire series will likely extend into the


For the abstract, handout, and to observe the testing live, please go to
http://nees.unr.edu/projects/straw_bale_house.html.  From this page you can
also connect to the 24 hour auxiliary cameras to view the UNR NEES Equipment
Site activity.


If you wish to attend the test please RSVP to Kelly Doyle at 775-784-4223 or
by email at kellyd at unr.edu.


Kind regards,





Darcey Donovan, P.E., C.E.O.

Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB)

P.O. Box 1083
Truckee, CA 96160 USA
(530) 902-5516 cell
(530) 582-4965 fax

0344-9455664 PAK

ecoengineering at gmail.com <mailto:ecoengr at sbcglobal.net> 

www.paksbab.org <http://www.paksbab.org/> 





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