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Welcome to the Shock Table Testing Facility.

About the Test Facility  


Shock table test facility at the Department of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee was developed in 1972. It is an affordable and unique type of facility for analyzing the feasibility, applicability and durability of different kinds of building models under impact type of loading. The pay load capacity of the facility is approximately 20 tonnes.

The facility is suitable for studying the relative merit of different earthquake resistance measures in structural models and feasibility studies on new concepts of earthquake resistance measures.

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