Ground Vibration Induced by Moving Vehicle on Soft Soil
Engku Shahrulerizal Engku Ab Rahman1, Adnan Zainorabidin2, Hazlina Mahfidz3, Habib Musa Mohamad4
1Engku Shahrulerizal Engku Ab Rahman*, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
2Adnan Zainorabidin, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
3Hazlina Mahfidz, Department of Civil Engineering, Politeknik Port Dickson, Km14 Jalan Pantai, 71050 Si Rusa, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
4Habib Musa Mohamad, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on November 15, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 28, 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 November, 2019. | PP: 8965-8971 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D9766118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D9766.118419
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Abstract: This research was conducted to gain more knowledge and investigate the ground vibration induced by vehicle at five different bridge approach location in Batu Pahat, Johor. This research also to illustrate and specify the ground vibration value based on identifying the location of an influence class of vehicle, speed of vehicle and zone of vehicle on bridge approach which are passing through to the bridge approach A (BAA) and bridge approach B (BAB). In describing vibration in the ground and in structures, the motion of the particle is utilized. This research describes the concepts of particle displacement, velocity and acceleration that are used to depict how the ground or structure reacts to excitation. This research observed the ground vibration motion, that is commonly described by identifying the peak particle velocity (PPV). Also presented, a description of the measurement technique, procedures and field data collection. From the sight of view of the result of this research, it indicated that the vibration value is more significant by all the variables. As a result, by the comparison of the variables that had been conducted with respect to the value of this vibration, it was found that the zone near the sensor shows a higher PPV value compared to the zone that is far apart from the sensor location and also vehicle class also plays a role which class IV is higher than class III and class II. The research shows potential to provide and improve the knowledge towards the importance of ground vibration from the vehicle loading by specific evaluation.
Keywords: Bridge Approach, Ground Vibration, Vehicle Loading, Peak Particle Velocity.
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