The content is mixed but is mainly of relevance to the UK.
Environmental vibration can be considered in
Building Damage Vibration
causing either cosmetic or structural damage to buildings;
likely causes are probably blasting, piling or explosive demolition, and the
standard being employed is BS.7385, to determine the likelihood of building
Disturbance to Occupants causing disturbance residents; likely causes are again
blasting, piling or explosive demolition plus trains. Measurements being
made either within housing or on housing sites using BS.6472.
- in legal terms the definition of noise includes vibration; therefore the noise
nuisance section should be read in this light.
directory can be consulted for consultants and suppliers of
suitable instrumentation; in addition see the article on
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