The perception of ground borne vibration within a building often raises concerns about the potential for building damage, be this cosmetic or structural. In the majority of cases the levels of vibration necessary to promote building damage would make continued occupation of the building intolerable.

In the assessment of ground borne vibration PDA can offer the following services:

  • Ambient vibration surveys
  • Interpretation of the results of surveys and assessment of the possible impacts of the measured vibration levels
  • Provision of advice on the physical measured required to mitigate the effects of vibration
  • Provision of detailed specifications for building foundations, floors, walls etc

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