Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 11): Floor vibration

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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2 July 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 11): Floor vibration

The Structural Engineer
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

Date published

2 July 2012

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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This Technical Guidance Note is an introduction to the assessment of floor vibrations. Since the adventof lighter structures that have longer spanning elements within them, the built in dampening effectbuildings have had historically has become less pronounced. Despite this, floor vibration canbe an overlooked criterion during the design process. This can lead to expensive remedial works being carried out on structures after they have been built, as occupants complain of discomfort due to excessive movements and vibrations.



(This article was updated in October 2016 to reflect errata issued since its original publication.)

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