Purdue University welcomes Lucas Laughery

Purdue University welcomes Lucas Laughery

Purdue University welcomes Lucas Laughery

October 12, 2018

Lucas Laughery, Ph.D., an Associate at Exponent (and recent Visiting Researcher at Nagoya Institute of Technology), presented A Potential Problem with Reinforced Concrete Infill Wall Retrofits to the EERI Student Chapter at Purdue University on October 12, 2018. In this presentation, Dr. Laughery reported the results from experimental tests of vulnerable reinforced concrete frames retrofitted using high-strength concrete infills. The purpose of this work is to evaluate current Japanese detailing requirements and develop a possible solution to observed shortcomings.

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