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Case Studies

VSimulators is supported by research teams and consultants with excellent track records. We deploy our teams to anywhere in the world, fully exploring the issue and promptly delivering results, working with a range of organisations from Blue Chip companies through to start-up businesses. Our portfolio gives an insight to ways of using VSimulators for research.

Capella Biosciences Research Laboratory - Off Site Construction

A consultancy project with PCE Ltd ensured the Capella Biosciences Research Laboratory could be constructed off-site whilst still meeting stringent vibration control requirements

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Wireless Testing of Jiangyin Suspension Bridge

Development of pioneering technologies in synchronised wireless data logging enabled modal testing of the 1,385m span Jiangyin Suspension Bridge in Jiangsu province in China, to evaluated the health condition of the structure for JSTI, China

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Structural Testing of a Heritage Railway Bridge with the Flying Scotsman Locomotive

Monitoring deflections of the Mineral Line Bridge in Somerset, under different loading conditions, including travel across the bridge by the famous Flying Scotsman Locomotive. The bridge forms part of the West Somerset Railway (WSR), a heritage railway line, with 20 miles of track in the South West of England.

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Dancing on the Sky Bridges at the National Gallery, Singapore

100 pedestrians danced to music by Daft Punk, Beastie Boys and Stardust whilst a research team from Full Scale Dynamics Ltd (FSDL) and the Vibration Engineering Section at University of Exeter evaluated the vibration serviceability of the two sky bridges crossing the atrium at the National Gallery in Singapore

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Studying Synchronisation In Pedestrians on Footbridges

Human-structure vibrations generated by pedestrians on structures, particularly footbridges, is an important area for civil engineers. Walking tests on a 110m long, single tower, cable-stayed footbridge in Exeter enabled researchers to study synchronisation amongst pedestrians on the bridge.

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Do the Locomotion With Me – Virtual Reality Interface for Locomotion on Flexible Structures

Virtual Reality is an enabling technology rapidly growing in its sophistication and reach in the characterisation of pedestrian behaviour on flexible structures such as footbridges. Dr Mateusz Bocian explores developments from the early use of virtual reality and a treadmill, through to future opportunities in the development of the VSimulators research facility.

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