Tuned mass damper

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After seismic waves reach up and start to penetrate a base of building structure, a tuned mass damper (or seismic damper) can decrease their damaging effect and improve the building's seismic performance.[1] Some examples of dampers' design and implementation are presented in the images below:

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  1. Chu, S.Y.; Soong, T.T.; Reinhorn, A.M. (2005). Active, Hybrid and Semi-Active Structural Control. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0470013524.