Earthquake recording instrument

The type M.O.2. strong motion accelerograph

  • G. K. Bunce Forgan Jones Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand


Recognising that the only practical method for obtaining the primary data on earthquake resistance in large structures is to measure their behaviour during earthquakes, the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research realised there was a need both in New Zealand and overseas, for a low-cost, strong motion earthquake recording instrument suitable for use in multi-storey buildings and other important civil engineering structures.

How to Cite
Bunce, G. K. (1969). Earthquake recording instrument. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 2(3), 308-328.