351.3R-04: Foundations for Dynamic Equipment (Reapproved 2011)

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This report presents general guidance for the various design criteria, methods, and procedures of analysis, design, and construction applied to dynamic equipment foundations. As an engineering aid to those persons engaged in the design of foundations for machinery, this document presents many current practices in the engineering, construction, repair, and upgrade of dynamic equipment foundations.

Keywords: amplitude; concrete; foundation; reinforcement; vibration.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 351

Publication Year: 2004

Pages: 63

ISBN: 9780870311550

Categories: Foundations

Formats: PDF

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Chapter 1-Introduction

1.1 Background

1.2 Purpose

1.3 Scope

1.4 Notation

Chapter 2-Foundation and machine types

2.1 General considerations

2.2 Machine Types

2.3 Foundation types

Chapter 3-Design Criteria

3.1 Overview of design criteria

3.2 Foundation and equipment loads

3.3 Dynamic soil properties

3.4 Vibration performance criteria

3.5 Concrete performance criteria

3.6 Performance criteria for machine-mounting systems

3.7 Method for estimating inertia forces from multi-cylinder machines

Chapter 4-Design Methods and Materials

4.1 Overview of design methods

4.2 Impedance provided by the supporting media

4.3 Vibration analysis

4.4 Structural foundation design and materials

4.5 Use of isolation systems

4.6 Repairing and upgrading foundations

4.7 Sample impedance calculations

Chapter 5-Construction considerations

5.1 Subsurface preparation and improvement

5.2 Foundation placement tolerances

5.3 Forms and shores

5.4 Sequence of construction and construction joints

5.5 Equipment installation and setting

5.6 Grouting

5.7 Concrete materials

5.8 Quality Control

Chapter 6-References

6.1 Referenced standards and reports

6.2 Cited references

6.3 Software sources and other references

6.4 Terminology


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