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Using video tracking to estimate the loads applied to grandstands by large crowds

Abstract:

When crowds of people on a grandstand jump to a music beat, it is possible for them to excite undesirable resonances within the structure. The statistics of the forces produced by relatively small groups of people are known, but the forces produced by large crowds are not yet well known due to the difficulties in detecting all of the necessary individual forces. One method of following large crowds is to use video data of large crowds jumping. The trajectories of individuals within the crowd ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Civil Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series
Publication date:
2007-01-01
EISSN:
2191-5652
ISSN:
2191-5644
Source identifiers:
396395
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:396395
UUID:
uuid:16ccc3a2-7827-471c-aa55-13e63730e53c
Local pid:
pubs:396395
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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