Noise Control in Industry, Third Edition
This practical handbook examines in detail the measurement, isolation and treatment of noise and vibration problems. Based on practical industrial experience of leading consultants in the field the book features comprehensive coverage of legal, medical and scientific background, examines noise problems of a whole range of industrial plants, gives full details of the treatment of noise problems and the avoidance through design, planning and maintenance and is extensively illustrated with a full bibliography.
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absorption accelerometer achieved airflow applied attenuator breakout calculated calibration Chapter components compressor cooling damping decibel device direct duct ductwork effect electrical engine equipment example exhaust exposure external noise factors Figure filter gas turbine glass fibre Helmholtz resonator high frequency increase industrial inlet insertion loss installation large number loss low frequency machine mass measurements microphone mineral wool motor mounted natural frequency necessary noise control noise levels noise problems noise reduction noise source noisy normally octave band operation panels partition pipe possible produce pure tone radiator reduce noise reflected resonant frequency result reverberant level screening silencer sound absorbing sound energy sound field sound insulation sound level meter sound power level sound pressure level sound reduction index sound source speed spring static deflection stiffness structure surface thermal insulation transmission typical usually valve velocity ventilation vibration isolators wall wave wavelength