University of Minnesota-Duluth Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building - Duluth, Minnesota

Vibration Control & Measurement


Duluth, Minnesota



General Contractor:

ESI Engineering served as the vibration consultant to the design team for the new Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building at the University of Minnesota–Duluth.  Primary services included:

  • Review of sensitive equipment and procedures to establish vibration criteria
  • Vibration survey early in design to document ambient levels at the building site
  • Structural dynamic analysis and design to control footfall vibration
  • Recommendations for vibration isolation of HVAC equipment and other sources

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Our experts were involved throughout the design phase of the project with special considerations made to provide a stable environment for sensitive equipment as well as a comfortable environment for students and faculty.

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