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Engineering noise control : theory and pratice

Author: David A Bies; Colin H Hansen
Publisher: London ; New York : Spon Press/Taylor & Francis, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Covers the fundamentals of acoustics, theoretical concepts and practical application of noise control technology. This book intends to help readers solve a range of excess noise problems.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Bies; Colin H Hansen
ISBN: 0415487064 0415487072 0203872401 9780415487061 9780415487078 9780203872406
OCLC Number: 297149143
Description: xix, 747 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fundamentals and Basic TerminologyIntroductionNoise-Control StrategiesAcoustic Field VariablesWave EquationsMean Square QuantitiesEnergy DensitySound DensitySound PowerUnitsSpectraCombining Sound PressuresImpedanceFlow ResistanceThe Human EarBrief Description of the EarMechanical Properties of the Central PartitionNoise Induced Hearing LossSubjective Response to Sound Pressure LevelInstrumentation for Noise Measurement and AnalysisMicrophonesWeighting NetworksSound Level MetersClasses of Sound Level MeterSound Level Meter CalibrationNoise Measurements Using Sound Level MetersTime-Varying SoundNoise Level MeasurementData LoggersPersonal Sound Exposure MeterRecording of NoiseSpectrum AnalysersIntensity MeterEnergy Density SensorsSound Source LocalizationCriteriaIntroductionHearing LossHearing Damage RiskHearing Damage Risk CriteriaImplementing a Hearing Conservation ProgramSpeech Interference CriteriaPsychological Effects of NoiseAmbient Noise Level SpecificationEnvironmental Noise Level CriteriaEnvironmental Noise Level SurveysSound Sources and Outdoor Sound PropagationIntroduction Simple SourceDipole SourceQuadruple Source (Far-Field Approximation)Line SourcePiston in an Infinite BaffleIncoherent Plane RadiatorDirectivityReflection EffectsReflection and Transmission at a Plane/Two Media InterfaceSound Propagation Outdoors, General ConceptsSound Power, its Use and MeasurementIntroductionRadiation ImpedanceRelation between Sound Power and Sound PressureRadiation Field of a Sound SourceDetermination of Sound Power Using Intensity MeasurementsDetermination of Sound Power Using Surface Vibration MeasurementsSome Uses of Sound Power InformationSound in Enclosed SpacesIntroductionLow FrequenciesBound between Low-Frequency and High-Frequency BehaviorHigh Frequencies, Statistical AnalysisTransit ResponsePorous Sound AbsorbersPanel Sound AbsorbersFlat and Long RoomsApplications of Sound AbsorptionAuditorium DesignPartitions, Enclosures and BarriersIntroductionSound Transmission through PartitionsNoise Reduction vs Transmission LossEnclosuresBarriersPipe LaggingMuffling DevicesIntroductionMeasures of PerformanceDiffusers as Muffling DevicesClassification of Muffling DevicesAcoustic ImpedanceLumped Element DevicesReactive DevicesLined DuctsDuct Bends or ElbowsUnlined DuctsEffect of Duct End ReflectionsDuct Break-Out NoiseLine Plenum AttenuatorWater InjectionDirectivity of Exhaust DuctVibration ControlIntroductionVibration IsolationTypes of IsolatorsVibration AbsorbersVibration NeutralizersVibration MeasurementDamping of Vibrating SurfacesMeasurement of DampingSound Power and Sound Pressure Level Estimation ProceduresIntroductionFan NoiseAir CompressorsCompressors for Chillers and Refrigeration UnitsCooling TowersPumpsJetsControl ValvesPipe FlowBoilersTurbinesDiesel and Gas-Driven EnginesFurnace NoiseElectric MotorsGeneratorsTransformersGearsTransportation NoisePractical Numerical AcousticsIntroductionLow-Frequency RegionHigh-Frequency Region: Statistical Energy ANalysis
Responsibility: David A. Bies and Colin H. Hansen.

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If you don't already have Bies and Hansen and you work in the field of noise control then this should be high on your list of purchases.-Noise Control Engineering Journal

 
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