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Onshore Structural Design Calculations by Mohamed El-Reedy

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Chapter 7

Design of a Foundation Under Vibrating Equipment

Abstract

The analysis and design of foundations and structures subjected to dynamic loads from vibrating rotating machines is considered a very complex problem because of the interaction of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and the theory of vibration.

Keywords

Structure design; foundation; vibrating equipment; reciprocating machine; centrifugal machine; dynamic analysis; rotating equipment

7.1 Introduction

The analysis and design of foundations and structures subjected to dynamic loads for vibrating rotating machines is considered a very complex problem because of the interaction of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and the theory of vibration.

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