Outlet tower at Upper Hollywood Reservoir,
Los Angeles, California (Where
You may have noticed towers standing in reservoirs.
These are called intake or outlet
towers. They are used to let water out of the reservoir.
The EERC have studied the way these
towers behave during earthquakes.
Here is some of the research they have done on towers.
Forced Vibration Tests
on a real structure
Shaking-Table Tests on
a scale model