The measurement and assessment directive SBR B, "Nuisance for people in buildings" contains guidelines for measuring and assessing nuisance to people. The directive distinguishes between the function of the building, the nature of the vibration source, and distinction in current, modified, and new situations. With AuroVibe, simply enter vibration parameters, place the meter, and follow up online through your web browser. You can easily compare factors and instantly zoom in on traces to narrow down who and what may have been effected by a vibration. Trace detection also helps the server make a preliminary assessment of a relevant vibration. The limits for vibration, according SBR directive Part B (Nuisance for people in buildings, measurement and assessment), is based on three evaluation criteria including:
The building's function.
The type of vibration source
The circumstances in which vibrations can occur, making a distinction between the following situations:
- Old,, existing or new situations;
- The location of the receiver in relation to the surroundings.
- The ttme at which vibrations occur
Guideines are determine for the various building functions, with different defined limits:
- Health Care
- Housing (including houses, residential buildings, commercial vehicles, lodgings and accommodation buildings)
- Office and education buildings
- Meeting places (such as cinemas, theaters, auditoriums, churches)
- Critical workspaces (certain areas in laboratories, operating rooms or study rooms)
Type of vibration source
- Continuous vibrations occurring, for a long time, caused (for example) by machines, including machines not permanently in operation and machines that have a short duty cycle and a longer rest period like a short form or mold. Excluded are vibrations by road and rail traffic.
- Frequent, repeated vibrations that last for a long time, caused by road and rail traffic including trucks bulldozers, cranes on rails and the like.
- Continuous or repeated vibrations occurring over a prolonged period of time (less than 3 months) caused by construction or demolition; Occasional, short-term vibrations caused (for example) by explosions.