What Can Structural Engineers Do to Address the Problem of Floor Vibrations?
Floor vibrations are becoming an increasingly important design challenge as more buildings are constructed (or remodeled) to contain vibration-sensitive occupancies.
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|Speakers||Andrew W. Taylor|
Andrew W. Taylor, Ph.D., S.E., FACI is an Associate at KPFF Consulting Engineers in Seattle, WA. Taylor has 30 years of experience in structural engineering research and practice, including seven years with the Building and Fire Research Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Taylor received his BSCE and MSCE degrees in 1983 and 1985 from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. He has extensive research experience in experimental and theoretical investigations of the seismic behavior of reinforced concrete structures. His specialties include structural vibrations, performance-based seismic design of concrete structures, and seismic base isolation systems. Taylor is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, a member of ACI Committee 318