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Transient vibration of heavy frame floors: the case of the missing beat
Author(s): Anthony Nash
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a case study of a mezzanine floor whose footfall-induced vibrations resulted in complaints from the building owner even before the space was occupied. The complaints were focused on a 'beating' characteristic that was sensed intermittently for several seconds after a person ceased walking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3786, Optomechanical Engineering and Vibration Control, (28 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363829
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Anthony Nash, Charles M. Salter Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3786:
Optomechanical Engineering and Vibration Control
Eddy A. Derby; Eddy A. Derby; Colin G. Gordon; Colin G. Gordon; Daniel Vukobratovich; Carl H. Zweben; Daniel Vukobratovich; Paul R. Yoder; Carl H. Zweben, Editor(s)

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