Shake It Off – University of Nevada, Reno, Earthquake Engineering Laboratory

Posted by Content Coordinator on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Earthquake Engineering Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno is known for testing large-scale structures on its four shake tables. This video is a parody of Taylor Swift’s song “Shake It Off” that shows how engineers can safely design bridges and buildings to resist earthquake loading. The University of Nevada, Reno ASCE Student Chapter is the GRAND PRIZE WINNER and recipient of $5,000 in the Student Chapter category of ASCE’s 2014 Student and Younger Member Music Video Contest.

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