To: "SEAOC Newsletter" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Re: Floor Vibration
From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 00 09:51:14 -0500
>I would like know if there is a correlation between
>the vibrational velocity and the natural frequency.
There's a correlation, but you can't find harmonic velocity from the
natural frequency unless you know the excitation. Natural frequencies are
structural properties, something like stiffness or strength that exist
independently of loading. The harmonic response depends on the applied
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
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___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)