Related Resources

The following references and links provide further information about motion based design.


Rasmussen, E. "Dampers Hold Sway." Civil Engineering Magazine. Vol. 67, no. 3 (1997): 40-43.

Base Isolation

Rubber Technology for Seismic Isolation

Kojima, H., and Y. Fukahori. Rubber World. Vol. 35, no. 202 (1990).

Fujita, R., S. Suzuki, and S. Fujita. The 1989 ASME Pressure Vesseles and Piping Conference. Vol. 181 (1989): 923-928.

Tuned Mass Damper

Tuned Active Damper for High-Rise Buildings

Standards and Codes

American National Standard Guide to the Evaluation of Human Exposure to Vibration in Buildings: ANSI S3.29-1983 (R1996) 

Allen, D. E., and T. M. Murray. "Design Criterion for Vibrations Due to Walking." AISC Engineering Journal. Vol. 30, no.4 (1993): 117-129.


ACI The American Concrete Institute

AISC American Institute of Steel Construction

ANSI American National Standards Institute

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers

BOCA Building Offials/ Code Administrators -Includes the National Building Code