Tall Building Natural Frequencies and Damping


The Transamerica Pyramind has a Fundamental Frequency of 0.3 Hz

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Here are some papers which give natural frequencies and damping values for sample tall buildings:

Damping in Tall Buildings and Towers: tall_building_damping.pdf

The Damping Characteristics of Bolted and Welded Joints: bolted_joint_damping.pdf

Transamerica Pyramid Design: pyramid.pdf

NESC Academy Audio/Visual File: Building Natural Frequencies

– Tom Irvine

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