October 14, 2011 | Written by: Eric Ungar

A Vibration Primer for Architects

The current trend toward the use of stronger materials has led to lighter structures, which tend to vibrate more readily. This, coupled with the increased prevalence of vibration-sensitive occupancies, implies that architects need to be conversant with vibrations in buildings. The present discussion is intended to provide some of the relevant background.



33 Moulton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

617 499 8000

Acentech is an employee-owned company, majority-owned by its employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).