Archive for April, 2008
Parkfield Interventional EQ Fieldwork (PIEQF)
Presentation / Fundraiser
Thursday 1st May 6-9pm 2008
@ NitroSeptimus, 35 Septimus St, Erskinville
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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D.V.Rogers will publicly launch the concept, development and logistics
behind the Parkfied Interventional EQ Fieldwork. Installation begins
1st June 2008 on the San Andreas Fault, California, USA.
This is also a FuNdraiser. It is BYO drinks and […]
Before the container left Australia I conducted a series of tests with oscillating lengths of 12mm, 16mm and 18mm mild steel rods at Newington Armoury, Sydney.
These tests were conducted between the 31st March - 11th April.
I built a small hydraulic test bench to mimic the horizontal motion of the shake table. Using the same hydraulics […]
The container was re-packed and the hydraulic test bench was stripped down on Sunday the 6th April. My dear friend Rod Nash helped all day and into the evening of Tuesday the 8th April. Container contents was packed and securely strapped down by 10.30pm. A long tiring day!
A 10 ton tilt tray truck […]
The logistics inherent with relocating and installing 5 tons of equipment in a remote location 200 miles south of San Francisco which also requires power and internet access is becoming challenging to say the least.
Below I will cover the logistics the Parkfield Interventional EQ Fieldwork (PIEQF) has to overcome before the 1st June.
The 20ft shipping […]