Walkers Induced Wobbling of Pedestrian Bridges

Series: 
Research Horizons Seminar
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
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School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Food and Drinks will be provided before the seminar.

We will discussing the wobbling of some pedestrian bridges induced by walkers when crowded and show how this discussion leads to several problems that can be studied with the help of mathematical modeling, analysis and simulations.