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Seismology and related research in New Zealand 1971-1974

Adams, R. D.

Seismology and related research in New Zealand 1971-1974

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Published by A. R. Shearer, Govt. Printer in [Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Seismology -- Research -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by R. D. Adams.
      SeriesInformation series - Department of Scientific and Industrial Research ; no. 110, Seismological Observatory bulletin S ; 218, Seismological Observatory bulletin S ;, 218.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE537.2.N45 A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4930874M
      LC Control Number76357584

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Robinson is Seismology and related research in New Zealand 1971-1974 book well known for his invention of the lead rubber bearing (LRB) seismic isolation device.

He designed the LRB in while working as a scientist for DSIR (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Zealand). As he was a public service employee when he invented the device, Awards: Rutherford Medal (), Companion of the.

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