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The effect of clusters within crowds of pedestrians on the vertical response of a flexible footbridge.
The issue of excessive vibrations of footbridges due to the passage of pedestrians has been well documented in the past decade. Despite this there still remains great uncertainty as to how to predict the acceleration ...
Interactive horizontal load model for pedestrians crossing footbridges.
(Taylor & Francis, 2007-02-16)
In recent years several theories have been put forward in relation to lateral forces imparted on bridges from crowd movements. It is now widely accepted that the interaction between the crowd and the structure, particularly ...