Thursday, August 13, 2015

Watch the Incredible Force of a Typhoon Move a Skyscraper's 720-Ton Mass Damper

Mass dampers are designed to counteract the swaying of a skyscraper as it’s buffeted by strong winds or earthquakes. But it’s incredibly rare to see one of these huge devices moving more an a few inches. Unless, of course, there’s a typhoon nearby.

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