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Earthquake Engineering LAX Observation Deck

10 Jun Earthquake Engineering LAX Observation Deck

This unique project uses a 1.2 million pound Tune Mass Damper design for Earthquake protection. The Tune Mass Damper is made up of Lead Rubber Bearing (DIS LRB Bearings), 8 Fluid Viscous Dampers (Taylor Devices) and 132 steel plates. This design not only addressed the...

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The three Spring Mountain Road pedestrian bridges

10 Jun The three Spring Mountain Road pedestrian bridges

Modern pedestrian bridges tend to be long and slender in form, usually leading to a structural design with relatively low frequency primary modes of vibration. This type of structure can be excited to a nearly resonant response by various types of synchronized crowd activities and...

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Taylor Devices Corporate Video: Canadian Projects

10 Jun Taylor Devices Corporate Video: Canadian Projects

The 4 minute Taylor Device video below talks about 3 specific Canadian projects that use Taylor Fluid Viscous Dampers. These devices increase structural damping levels to as much as 50 % of critical, the results being a truly dramatic stress and deflection reduction. Taylor Devices Corporate...

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