Floor vibrations from aerobics

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TypeArticle
Journal titleCanadian Journal of Civil Engineering
ISSN0315-1468
Volume17
Issue5
Pages771779; # of pages: 9
Subjectgymnaiums; sports facilities; floors; vibrations; repairing; Vibrations; gymnase; plancher; vibration; reparation; installation sportive
AbstractRecent vibration problems with floors used for aerobics have shown the need for better guidelines for structural design and evaluation. Such guidelines were introduced for the first time in the Supplement to the 1985 National Building Code (NBC), but more recent experience with one particular floor has shown the need for some improvements to these guidelines. The paper describes the investigation of the floor and the use of the floor to estimate the loading function for aerobics, and recommends changes to the NBC design criteria. The paper provides guidance on estimating parameters used in the criteria and discusses repair alternatives related to the floor problem.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-1674
NRC number32342
1997
NPARC number20377360
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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