September 9, 2014 | Written by: Jeffrey Zapfe

Real-Time Monitoring of Vibration

It’s no secret that the construction of a new building or the renovation of an existing building involves activities that generate a considerable amount of vibration. Although this is a necessary by-product of the construction process, the ensuing vibrations can have a negative impact on neighboring facilities, particularly those that house vibration-sensitive equipment and activities. The willingness to endure intrusive vibrations usually depends on the occupant’s vested interest in the end result. Researchers moving into the new building may be more tolerant of the vibrations than people who have no vested interest in the project, or worse have no connection to the institution doing the construction. It’s not uncommon to have a new building project generate opposition with neighboring stakeholders. It’s obviously in the best interest of all parties to avoid this.



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