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ANSI/ASA S2.71-1983 (R2020)

Guide to the Evaluation of Human Exposure to Vibration in Buildings

Assesses the reactions of humans to vibrations of 1 to 80 Hz inside buildings by use of degrees of perception and associated vibration levels and durations. Accelerations or velocities inside buildings may be measured to assess perceptibility and possible adverse reactions from those inside. A variety of building types and situations are covered by the use of multiplying factors applied to the basic curves. Responses are related to the event durations, frequencies of vibration, and body orientation with respect to the vibration. Adherence to the vibration magnitudes corresponding to the perceptibility threshold ensures minimum discomfort and annoyance.

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