base isolation

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A regular (left) and base isolated (right) building models shake table testing at CSUN.

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base isolation (uncountable)

  1. A collection of a building’s structural elements resting on its foundation to provide partial separation of the building from shaking ground thus upgrading the building's seismic fitness. For video demonstration, click here: [1]

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