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Bad vibrations on the dance floor?


When large crowds of people move together--like dancers moving to music, or sports fans jumping in time with a chant for their team--they can cause problematic vibrations in the floors beneath them. In this video, Julia Graham, an engineer in our vibration and damping practice, describes how her team uses advanced tools to predict and mitigate structural floor vibration, keeping ballrooms, stadia, and other large venues safe for occupants.