Predicting footfall-induced vibration: Part 1

The current paper reviews different methods that are presently available for the prediction of footfall-induced vibration in structures. Five such methods are considered in detail and it will be shown that these vary considerably in formulation, applicability and predicted response. Where possible, the theoretical basis, complexity, robustness, rigour, reliability and limitations of each are considered. This paper is presented in two parts. Part 1 deals with bridges and floors having vertical natural frequencies below 10 Hz, part 2 deals with floors whose first vertical natural frequency is over 10 Hz. (A)

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  • Authors:
    • Young, P
    • FIELD, C
    • MOY, S J
  • Publication Date: 2007-4


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01050739
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jun 5 2007 12:02AM