© 2005 – CRC Press
An excellent learning tool for students and practitioners, this guide to noise control will enable readers to use their knowledge to solve a wide range of industrial noise control problems. Working from basic scientific principles, the author shows how an understanding of sound can be applied to real-world settings, working through several examples in detail and covering good practice in noise control for both new and existing facilities.
1. Fundamentals 2. Noise Criteria and Basic Instrumentation 3. Sound Sources and Sound Power Measurement 4. Sound Propagation Outdoors and in Rooms 5. Sound Absorbing Materials: Properties and their Measurement 6. Partitions, Enclosures and Barriers 7. Muffling Devices