Foundations for Dynamic Equipment
Reported by ACI Committee 351
James P. Lee* Chair William L. Bounds* William D. Brant Shu-jin Fang Shraddhakar Harsh Charles S. Hughes Erick Larson
* Members of the editorial subcommittee. † Chair of subcommittee that prepared this ‡Past chair.
Yelena S. Golod*Secretary Fred G. Louis Jack Moll Ira W. Pearce Andrew Rossi
Abdul Hai Sheikh Anthony J. Smalley Philip A. Smith W. Tod Sutton† F. Alan Wiley
Robert L. Rowan, Jr.‡ William E. Rushing, Jr.
This report presents to industry practitioners the various design criteria and methods and procedures of analysis, design, and construction applied to dynamic equipment foundations.Keywords: amplitude; concrete; foundation; reinforcement; vibration.
2.2—Machine types 2.3—Foundation types Chapter 3—Design criteria, p. 351.3R-7 3.1—Overview of design criteria 3.2—Foundation and equipment loads 3.3—Dynamic soil properties 3.4—Vibration performance criteria 3.5—Concrete performance criteria 3.6—Performance criteria for machine-mounting systems 3.7—Method for estimating inertiaforces from multicylinder machines Chapter 4—Design methods and materials, p. 351.3R-26 4.1—Overview of design methods 4.2—Impedance provided by the supporting media 4.3—Vibration analysis 4.4—Structural foundation design and materials 4.5—Use of isolation systems 4.6—Repairing and upgrading foundations 4.7—Sample impedance calculations Chapter 5—Construction considerations, p. 351.3R-53 5.1—Subsurfacepreparation and improvement 5.2—Foundation placement tolerances 5.3—Forms and shores 5.4—Sequence of construction and construction joints 5.5—Equipment installation and setting 5.6—Grouting 5.7—Concrete materials 5.8—Quality control
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CONTENTS Chapter 1—Introduction, p. 351.3R-2 1.1—Background 1.2—Purpose 1.3—Scope1.4—Notation Chapter 2—Foundation and machine types, p. 351.3R-4 2.1—General considerations
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