Author: Alex Pavic

Innovative Devon Firm Enters Exciting Growth Phase Whilst Revolutionising the Construction Industry, One Building at a Time

Imagine working in an attractively designed, open plan, versatile office building, but with one major downside – the vibrations in the floors are so bad…

CALMFLOOR® damper for amazingly easy office to lab conversions

Written by Aleksandar Pavic. FSD Active’s new CALMFLOOR® damper is rapidly garnering interest from architects, engineers, and property developers alike, all keen to maximise its…

How much does good floor vibration cost?

Written by Aleksandar Pavic. Over the last 10 years, I published with my researchers and collaborators dozens of technical and scientific papers dealing with vibration…

How to use CALMFLOOR® in practical floor vibration design

Written by Aleksandar Pavic. Since FSD Active Ltd launched our CALMFLOOR product at the beginning of 2021, I often get asked: how can a practicing engineer engage with it?…

Shall we stop structural modifications of low-frequency floors to achieve their vibration serviceability?

Written by Aleksandar Pavic.  Vibration performance of low-frequency building floors responding to human-induced footfall dynamic loading, better known as walking, is worldwide by far the…

Is the lively building floor problem solved for good?

Written by Aleksandar Pavic. A quarter of a century of my dealings with excessive vibrations of building floors under footfall loading has taught me that,…

CALMFLOOR® Features in Thornton Tomasetti’s Brochure on Floor Conversions for Life Science Laboratories

We are delighted that Thornton Tomasetti, a world-leading scientific and engineering consulting firm, have included CALMFLOOR dampers in their latest brochure entitled “Life Science Conversions”…