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The Effects of Creep on the U.C. Berkeley Football Field By Dillon Bailey & Thomas Irwin.

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1 The Effects of Creep on the U.C. Berkeley Football Field By Dillon Bailey & Thomas Irwin

2 UC Berkeley Football Field Also known as the Memorial Stadium Berkeley Hills Hayward Fault Damage to Memorial Stadium

3 What is Creep? Creep Aseismic Creep Strike-Slip Fault

4 Damage to Memorial Stadium

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6 Hayward Fault

7 Stadium Renovations Structure stability - Movement of 1.2 cm/yr seismic study rated stadium poor - Unstable in event of earthquake

8 Future Plans -Estimated cost of repair is currently $14 million -Addition of additional structure -142,000 square foot Student Athlete Performance Center -Reinforce current stadium -Insert concrete wedges to allow for more stability Setbacks -Construction set to begin in Several pending law suits -Group of tree sitters interfere with removal of trees -Construction begins with phase I in 2008

9 Seismic Retrofit -Introduction of fault rupture blocks -Expansion blocks introduced in walls of Memorial Stadium -Expected to withstand a 6.8 to 7.0 earthquake at any time


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