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Comparisons of response to road traffic noise and aircraft noise

Fred L. Hall

Comparisons of response to road traffic noise and aircraft noise

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Published by McMaster University, Dept. of Geography and Dept. of Civil Engineering in Hamilton, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Noise -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Traffic noise -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Airport noise -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Noise pollution -- Ontario -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFred L. Hall, Susan E. Birnie, S. Martin Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, S. Martin., Birnie, Susan E., McMaster University. Dept. of Geography., McMaster University. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD893.6.T7 H35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19718830M

    WG1 recommended that two indicators, both based on A-frequency weighting, be used for reporting data on noise exposure. This type of aerodynamic noise is mostly low frequency determined by the rotor speed. The noise levels generated by construction activities are regulated by guidelines and subject to local authority control. The report includes an excellent review of EU activities related to noise and covers a wide variety of future needs, including noise emissions from various sources and the need for perception-based research into the effects of noise. In some areas, the noise reduction from RAC rubberized asphalt concrete is allowed.

    Economists use monetary value to compare alternatives, and the conversion to monetary values of physical or social effects that are not naturally denominated in dollars is called monetization. The shape of the nose, windshield or canopy of an aircraft affects the sound produced. Road traffic is a source of both noise and air pollution and, since air pollution has also been found to be associated with cardiovascular diseases in studies of long-term exposures, concerns have been raised about mutual confounding [ 16 - 18 ]. Parsimonious alternative to regression analysis for characterizing prevalence rates of aircraft noise annoyance.

    In computer modelling terms noise from a moving aircraft can be treated as a line source. The sound at a given point from one aircraft in flight is typically measured or estimated and then expressed in decibels in a metric called the effective perceived noise level. The report includes an excellent review of EU activities related to noise and covers a wide variety of future needs, including noise emissions from various sources and the need for perception-based research into the effects of noise. Individual agencies often publish their own more detailed domain-specific guidelines. However, no attempts have been made to monetize those benefits in terms of home values, sleep disturbance, or other measures of impact.


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Comparisons of response to road traffic noise and aircraft noise by Fred L. Hall Download PDF Ebook

This noise pollution significantly raises the low-frequency ambient noise levels above those caused by wind [29]. Based on questionnaires, curves similar to Schultz curves were developed, the ordinate being the percent highly disturbed and the abscissa being the nighttime noise level.

Noise pollution

Barber, and T. The TNM is a useful tool for estimating sound pressure levels at various distances from a highway in terms of traffic mix, speeds, and other factors.

Loudness, its definition, measurement, and calculation. Elevated workplace or other noise can cause hearing impairmenthypertensionischemic heart diseaseannoyancesleep disturbanceand decreased school performance.

The measure should be simple, practical, and accurate. Despite the variability in community response, it is clear that the percentage of the population highly annoyed for a DNL of 65 dB is considerably greater than the corresponding percentage for a DNL of 55 dB.

Usually a break in a barrier such as for a driveway will render it ineffective providing less than 5 dBA noise reduction. On normalizing DNL to provide better correlation with response. Source: Adapted from Schomer and Fidell and Silvati A9 Limitations on hours of site work and construction noise levels are determined by the environmental health department of the local authority.

Criteria for assessment of noise annoyance. Data were available to assess potential confounding by NO2 air pollution in a subsample of three countries UK, Netherlands, Sweden. The respondents are instructed to respond less than 2 seconds otherwise the alternative signals are appeared. Today, several methods can be used to calculate loudness, all of them with a handheld sound-level meter.

Q6 What can I do if my home is not considered as a qualifying property?

Traffic noise reduction toolkit

Wherever people live there is noise. DNL has also been a mechanism by which people could be protected and systematically helped to address problems with environmental noise exposure fairly and equitably.

The question that must be answered is whether the variability in response is due to the nature of the noise source or reflects how the metric is calculated.aircraft and road traffic noise. The RANCH study is examining dose-effect relationships of aircraft noise, road traffic noise and combinations of aircraft and road traffic noise on children™s health and cognition.

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As part of RANCH a field study was conducted to examine the association between chronic exposure to aircraft and road traffic. HIGHWAY TRAFFIC NOISE ANALYSIS. MDOT SHA uses an A-weighted frequency response dB(A), which is a weighting of high- and low-pitched sounds, to approximate how an average person hears sounds.

The A-weighted decibel scale begins at zero. This represents the faintest sound that can be heard by humans. Cost-Benefit Analysis for Noise Control The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing methods of using cost-benefit analyses to assess noise around airports.

The costs and benefits of reducing highway noise have received less attention in the United States and have been emphasized in .Cost-Benefit Pdf for Noise Control The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing methods of using cost-benefit analyses to assess noise around airports.

The costs and benefits of reducing highway noise have received less attention in the United States and have been emphasized in .Mar 13,  · Abstract.

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