Posts Tagged with Staircase Vibration Control

Monumental Staircase Vibration Abatement Using a Tuned Mass Damper-3

To address the vibration of a monumental staircase in an office building, the structural engineer of the project incorporated a 500 lb tuned mass damper (TMD) into the design.¬† DEICON designed, fabricated the TMD to be installed underneath the landing Figure 1 shows the tuned mass damper. The dynamic attributes of the monumental staircase, namely […]

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Monumental Staircase Vibration Abatement Using a Tuned Mass Damper-2

To lower the vibration level of a monumental staircase, one 500 lb tuned mass damper (TMD) was designed, fabricated, and appended to the structure. The natural frequency of the staircase was measured and used for tuning the TMD. Figure 1 shows the landing of the staircase with two of the measurement locations highlighted. Monumental aesthetically […]

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Vibration Abatement of a Monumental Staircase Using a Tuned Mass Damper

Following the evaluation of the dynamic attributes of a monumental staircase (in an upscale financial office building), one 500 lb tuned mass damper (TMD) was designed, fabricated, and shipped to the job site. Two views of the nearly completed staircase are shown in Figure 1. Monumental, aesthetically pleasing staircases are getting incorporated more and more […]

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