How to Stabilize Skyscrapers – Explained with LEGOs

Tuned Mass Dampers are common mechanisms that are used in large structures to avoid dangerous vibrations and swaying. Any structural civil engineer will know these mechanisms well, but to anyone not trained in the industry, they likely seem like a little bit of engineering magic. The video below takes a closer look at how these mechanisms work utilizing something that every person can relate to: LEGOs. Take a look.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.

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