Investigation of Vibrations Through Soil Caused by Heavy Vehicles in Winnipeg

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleReport, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 15
Physical description49 p.
SubjectTraffic noise; Vibrations
AbstractThis report describes a series of experiments conducted as a result of complaints received from property owners in the City of Winnipeg. These owners stated that, in some cases, damage had resulted to their property due to the vibrations resulting from trolley buses which have recently been introduced in the City. These vibrations were attributed to various different reasons such as speed and weight of the buses, thickness of road bed and condition of road surface. Methods are described whereby the effects of these various causes were separated, and recommendations are made for the reduction of the vibrations.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number8038
NPARC number20386694
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Record identifier70f3fef3-367f-4e32-a36c-668b6962a3ae
Record created2012-07-25
Record modified2016-10-03
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