Processing of Vibration Records

  • Milutin SrbulovEmail author
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 12)


Processing of vibration records is necessary because the visual inspection of a time history only reveals maximum amplitude and duration but not influences of potential noise caused by the recoding system/process and/or background (environment). Besides that, vibration records may contain various errors. Corrections of two basic errors are described in Sections 4.2 and 4.3. Douglas (2003), for example, listed types of possible non-basic errors in strong-motion records, Table 4.1: insufficient digitizer resolution , S-wave trigger , insufficient sampling rate , multiple baselines , spikes , early termination , and amplitude clipping .


Ground Motion Response Spectrum Baseline Correction Spectral Acceleration Ground Vibration 
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  1. 1.IsleworthUK

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