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WAVELENGTH AND FREQUENCY
Figure 2: Wavelength
Figure 3: Wavelength and Frequency
NOISE SPECTRUM
Figure 5: Discrete Frequency (Tonal) Noise
Figure 6: Broad Band Noise
Figure 7: Impulsive Noise
OCTAVE BANDS
DECIBEL (DB) AND A-WEIGHTED DECIBEL (DBA) SCALE
Figure 9: Comparison Between the Pascal and Decibel Scales
LOUDNESS
Figure 12: Equal Loudness Contours
SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL (SPL) AND SOUND POWER LEVEL (PWL)
CALCULATING SOUND POWER FROM SOUND PRESSURE
CALCULATING THE TOTAL PWL FOR A SINGLE NOISE SOURCE
A-WEIGHTING THE PWL OF A SINGLE NOISE SOURCE
CALCULATING THE TOTAL PWL OF NUMEROUS NOISE SOURCES
Table 3: Sampling of Noise from Sources at a Peaking Power Plant
Table 4: Table Method for Adding or Subtracting Decibels
SOURCE SPECIFICS
Table 5: Correction for Background Noise
PATH SPECIFICS
Figure 15: Near Field and Far Field
Figure 16: Sound Intensity
Figure 17: Sound Pressure Decreases 6 dB for Each Doubling of Distance
Figure 18: Sound Propagation from a Line Source
Figure 19: 3dB Near Field and 6 dB Far Field Guideline for a Point Source
Figure 20: What Happens When Sound Waves Encounter an Obstacle
RECEIVER SPECIFICS
Figure 22: Equivalent Continuous Sound Pressure Level (Leq)
Figure 23: Common Noise Level Criteria Used by Regulators
Table 6: Examples of Community Noise Guidelines
1. Sound absorbing materials
SOUND ABSORBING MATERIALS
TRANSMISSION LOSS OR BARRIER MATERIALS
RESONATOR-TYPE MATERIALS
DAMPING MATERIALS
VIBRATION ISOLATORS
BUFFERS
NATURAL BARRIERS
BARRIERS
ACOUSTICAL ENCLOSURES
ACOUSTICAL BUILDINGS
SILENCERS
Figure 26: Example of an Absorptive-Reactive Silencer
ACOUSTIC PLENUMS
Figure 27: Example of an Acoustic Plenum
ACOUSTIC LOUVERS
ACOUSTIC LAGGING
ATCO’S BALANCED APPROACH
TESTING AND GUARANTEES
Useful Sources
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Environmental Noise Control Handbook

Environmental Noise Control Handbook

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