BS ISO 10813-2:2019 - Vibration-generating machines. Guidance for selection. Equipment for dynamic structural testing
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BS ISO 10813-2:2019

Vibration-generating machines. Guidance for selection. Equipment for dynamic structural testing

Status : Current   Published : July 2019



This document provides guidance to select a vibration generator that will be used to evaluate frequency responses of a test structure or to study how vibration grows/decreases along the structure. These structural dynamics tests can be carried out under field or laboratory conditions (see the ISO 7626 or ISO 10846[4][5][6][7] series).

This document describes the selection procedure in terms of the force developed by a single vibration generator. Meanwhile, to move massive structures such as dams or bridges, an assembly of vibration generators is usually applied. Properly phased generators produce in total the same force as calculated for a single vibration generator (see 6.2.6).

Guidance also can be applied for the selection of equipment to be used for modal testing to determine natural frequencies, modal shapes and damping in a structure; however, for such a test, more factors than covered by this document usually need to be considered.

This document deals only with translational excitation. For equipment applied to generate angular vibration, see Reference [8].

Standard NumberBS ISO 10813-2:2019
TitleVibration-generating machines. Guidance for selection. Equipment for dynamic structural testing
Publication Date16 July 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 15261, ISO 10846-1, ISO 7626-1, ISO 2041
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 10846-5, ISO 7626-5, ISO 7626-2, ISO 10846-3, ISO 10846-4, ISO 10813-1, ISO 10846-2
International RelationshipsISO 10813-2:2019
Draft Superseded By19/30379018 DC
DescriptorsMechanically-operated devices, Vibration testing, Structures, Evaluation, Testing, Selection, Vibration
Title in FrenchGénérateurs de vibrations. Lignes directrices pour la sélection Moyens pour les essais dynamiques
ISBN978 0 539 01259 0
File Size3.075 MB

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