9 Floating Floors for a Data-Processing Centre - POSTBANK DATA, Bonn/Germany



Floating Floor for a Data-Processing Centre
Spring element housing
Spring element housings - rebar formwork completed
Concrete is poured
Spring units before being inserted and before lifting the floor
Floating Floor for a Data-Processing Centre
Project
POSTBANK DATA, Bonn
Design load
Total 15.900 kN
   
Structure
9 Floating Floors for a Data-Processing Centre, located at the basement of a 5-story building.
Vibration Control effect
85 - 95 %
   
Vibration Source
Various other equipment installed in the building as well as potential other sources outside of the building, such as traffic, construction work or earthquakes
Completion
1999
   
Base isolation system
312 GERB spring elements, type PF.
Height adjustable spring elements integrated into the floating floor.
Design
Planungsgruppe IFB Dr. Braschel GmbH, Stuttgart
   
Vertical system natural frequency
4,2 Hz
Vibration Control Consultant
Kühn Geo Consulting, Bonn &
Delta-X GmbH Ingenieur- gesellschaft, Stuttgart