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Identification of natural frequencies of tower

Identification of natural frequencies of the spire and pendulum TMD of Samba Tower Riyadh 1 Introduction The purpose of the tests was the characterization of the main dynamic parameters of the spire at the top of the building in order to calibrate the Tuned Mass Damper (TMD) used to mitigate vibrations of the steel structure. The [...]

Identification of major vibrations of a tall chimney

The chimney located in Dunamenti, Hungary, was 102 m high and had a diameter of 5,6 m. It was mounted on a steel framed structure at a height of 35 m and had a 5-ton TMD mounted at the top. Measurements were conducted at the first level platform, at a height of 52 m. [...]