The scope of this publication is to report elementary facts about sources of vibrations in connection with traffic and construction activities. The publication describes different sources of vibrations, transmission media, human responses, damage criteria, and methods to decrease levels of vibrations and their associated costs. Information from the fields of blasting, traffic, piling, sheet piling, vibratory compaction, compaction by means of a drop weight and excavation is reported in order to facilitate community planning and construction activities. (Author/TRRL)

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish Council for Building Research

    St Goergansgatan 66, Box 27063
    S-11230 Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Holmberg, R
    • Arnberg, P W
    • Bennerhult, D
    • Forssblad, L
    • Gereben, L
    • Hellman, L
    • Olsson, K
    • Rundqvist, K
    • Sjoeberg, C
    • Sjoekvist
    • Wallmark, G
  • Publication Date: 1984

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 114 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: D15

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00392758
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • ISBN: 91-540-4159-7
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 29 1985 12:00AM