Rattler: Single-axis, horizontal shaker

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Term: Rattler: Single-axis, horizontal shaker
Definition: University of Texas at Austin earthquake engineering mobile shaker equipment. A horizontal (shear-wave) vibrator that is a 1980 Mertz Model 13-609 mounted on an off-road vehicle. Has a frequency-force response which is nearly identical to T-Rex in the shear mode. Can be used in conjunction with other mobile shaker equipment to create customized testing configurations.
Created 2017.06.09
Last Modified 2023.03.27
Contributed by Ashley Adair