What is a Vibration Isolation Survey?
KSI engineers are experienced in the latest vibration isolation survey and measurement technologies, and data analysis methods. Using advanced data acquisition systems, high sensitivity accelerometers, and laptop computers, they can accurately measure and analyze data specific to your location. Data is collected for vertical and horizontal vibrations over the required frequency range (typically between 0.5 and 500 Hz) and averaged over time to reflect normal working condition vibration levels at your location. This real time data is converted into frequency spectrum for further analysis and compared with your equipment’s allowable vibration levels as obtained from the equipment’s manufacturer. FFT analysis and real time integration of data provide amplitude and velocity spectrum of the vibration conditions. This data is then converted, plotted onto graphs (log scale narrow bandwidth spectrum, modified to octave or third octave bands) and supplied in a complete report detailing specific recommendations as to whether vibration control is necessary, if so what degree, and how to best provide efficient, cost-effective solution.
These building vibrations are usually generated by nearby operating heavy machinery, human, building structural configuration (old buildings), vehicle movement, proximity to heavy traffic areas etc.