Author(s): M.O. Al-Hunaidi, J.H. Rainer, G. Pernica & M. Tremblay
-induced vibration in buildings - use of
site cut-off frequency as a remedial measure
"Institute for Research in Construction, National Research
Council of Canada, Ottawa K1A OR6, Canada
^Ville de Montreal, 999 rue de Louvain Est, Montreal,
Various corrective measures are usually suggested to reduce the levels of
traffic-induced vibrations in buildings, e.g.
road rehabilitation, speed control,
soil improvement, the use of building isolation systems, etc.
Although some of
these measures are effective, they are in most cases difficult to implement and
In view of recent measurements of vibration levels at several
sites in Montreal, it appears feasible and economical to significantly reduce
vibration induced by transit buses, the cause of the majority of traffic vibration
complaints in the City, by modifying the characteristics of their suspension
Modifications would be either to achieve a sm...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SD950621
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