Vibration Control of a Concert Venue Floor System Using Tuned Mass Dampers

Tuned mass dampers (TMDs) were used to abate resonant vibration of the floor system induced by the rhythmic (dancing) perturbation at an upscale intimate concert venue/night club. The composite floor system is made up of 2.5” lightweight concrete on 3” deep, 20 gauge steel deck supported by wide flange steel beams and girder framing. The […]

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