On Better Engineering Preparedness: Lessons from the 1988 Bihar Earthquake

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The rather moderate sized (magnitude 6.6) Bihar earthquake of August 21, 1988 demonstrated clearly that the Indian Engineering profession is far from prepared for a larger earthquake. During the author's extensive travel within the areas affected by this earthquake, it became clearer that the engineering community should immediately initiate serious and… (More)

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@inproceedings{Jain2005OnBE, title={On Better Engineering Preparedness: Lessons from the 1988 Bihar Earthquake}, author={Sudhir Kumar Jain}, year={2005} }