Establishing a method for floor vibration serviceability assessment against human-induced excitation

PhD candidate: Youssef El Asri

Supervisors: Vincent Denoël, Mohammed Hjiaj (INSA Rennes)

Other committee members : Mladen Lukic, Maël Couchaux

Funding : Centre Technique Industriel de la Construction Métallique

Duration: 3 years




Résumé du projet :

The thesis main objective is to develop a full guidance aiming to evaluate the effects of building floor vibrations caused by human excitation (walking, running or rhythmic activities) on the comfort of people existing in that building, taking into account probabilistic aspect along with group effect in vibration analysis. Vibration serviceability assessment covers multiple usages of floors such as residential, offices, commercial centers and gymnasiums.

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