Serviceability Limits for Tall Buildings

  • Gerhard Sedlacek
  • Stefan Bild


Although serviceability criteria are seldom clearly defined in design codes, they are very important for designing structures against vibration. Two examples demonstrate how vibration criteria may control the structural design. The first example concerns a steel structure on top of a concrete building, which was modified after erection to reduce vibration problems. The second example is of an exhibition hall, for which computer simulations of the dynamic behavior were used to demonstrate the suitability of the proposed composite deck.


Tall Building Limit Curve Live Load Concrete Building Vibration Behavior 
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  • Gerhard Sedlacek
  • Stefan Bild

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