Do-it-yourself dynamics: testing of the staircase at Institution HQ

Author: A. de Lacy, J. Parker and P. Winslow (Expedition Engineering)

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1 July 2015

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Do-it-yourself dynamics: testing of the staircase at Institution HQ

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Do-it-yourself dynamics: testing of the staircase at Institution HQ
Date published

1 July 2015

First published

1 July 2015

Author

A. de Lacy, J. Parker and P. Winslow (Expedition Engineering)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

This article suggests ways in which readily available technology (a smartphone or tablet) can provide engineers and construction professionals with a simple tool to test vibrations. This is demonstrated on the new feature staircase (a lightweight and unusual structure) at the Institution's HQ in London. A free-to-download vibration testing app (beta version) has been developed by Expedition, and is introduced here.

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4
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Technical Issue 7

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