Friday Afternoon, free consultations are provided to the house owners or
potential house owners who want to retrofit or are planning to construct
their houses implementing earthquake- resistant techniques. This weekly
consultation program, conducted by engineers of NSET, focuses on earthquake
resistant building construction.
In the clinic, earthquake engineers read the building design, discuss
pertinent issues with the house-owner, and provide prescription for improving
earthquake performance of the new construction considering all constraints.
The concept of "incremental safety" is adopted.
The earthquake clinic is open to everybody, house owners, masons, contractors,
technicians and others who want to learn about the earthquake resistant