Assessment of Ground-Borne Vibration from Underground Trains on a Proposed Residential Development
Rees, J and Gomez-Agustina, L (2018). Assessment of Ground-Borne Vibration from Underground Trains on a Proposed Residential Development. Acoustics 2018. Cardiff 23 - 24 Apr 2018 London South Bank University.
|Authors||Rees, J and Gomez-Agustina, L|
Underground railway traffic can emit significant levels of vibration into the soil surrounding the train tunnels. In heavily populated areas space for habitable buildings is reducing all the time as available locations are developed at an increasing rate. Many sensitive buildings are therefore built on top of or in proximity to underground railway lines, causing perceptible levels of vibration within these buildings. This vibration has the potential to disturb the occupants through tactile vibration and/or structure-borne noise or even cause cosmetic or, in extreme cases, structural damage to the building.
|Keywords||Ground borne noise and vibration|
|Publisher||London South Bank University|
|Accepted author manuscript|
CC BY 4.0
|23 Apr 2018|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||26 Apr 2018|
|Accepted||18 Dec 2017|
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