Vibration Criteria for Long-Span Concrete Floors

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Title: Vibration Criteria for Long-Span Concrete Floors

Author(s): D.E. Allen, J.H. Rainer, and G. Pernica

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 60

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 67-78

Keywords: beams (supports); concrete slabs; criteria; floors; human factors engineering; long span; precast concrete; reinforced concrete; vibrations

Date: 1/1/1979

Abstract:
Criteria derived orginially for walking vibrations in long-span steel joint floors with concrete deck are applied, with some adjustments, to long-span concrete floors. Field stuides of two precast and one cast-in-place floor system are used to verify criteria and to estimate vibration parameters.