Location

Chicago, Illinois

Session Start Date

4-29-2013

Session End Date

5-4-2013

Abstract

A comprehensive dynamic testing program has been undertaken to establish the dynamic characteristics of existing fan foundations in order to evaluate their suitability to support new variable speed fans. The dynamic testing program encompassed two sets of tests: pull tests and steady-state vibration test. In addition, dynamic soil-structure interaction analyses were performed to evaluate the response of the foundation to the dynamic operating loads of the new fans.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Seventh Conference

Publisher

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Publication Date

4-29-2013

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 2013 Missouri University of Science and Technology, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Machine Foundation Design: Experimental and Analytical Soil Structure Interaction

Chicago, Illinois

A comprehensive dynamic testing program has been undertaken to establish the dynamic characteristics of existing fan foundations in order to evaluate their suitability to support new variable speed fans. The dynamic testing program encompassed two sets of tests: pull tests and steady-state vibration test. In addition, dynamic soil-structure interaction analyses were performed to evaluate the response of the foundation to the dynamic operating loads of the new fans.