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Document ID (ISN)23750
CIS number 75-1580
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Judd S.H.
Title Noise abatement in existing refineries
Original title L'atténuation du bruit dans les raffineries déjà construites. [in French]
Bibliographic information Traduction INRS 112 B-72, Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1972. 30p. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Translation of: Noise abatement in existing refineries. American Petroleum Institute, Washington, USA, 1970, Vol.50, p.125-146. Illus. 4 ref. Communication made to the 35th Annual Meeting of the Refinery Division of the American Petroleum Institute (13-15 May 1970, Houston, USA). The author describes the 4 successive stages of a noise abatement programme: establishment of noise limitation criteria; measurement of noise levels and comparison with the criteria; planning, construction and installation of noise abatement equipment; evaluation of results obtained and possible subsequent correction of procedures. Individual sources of noise (heaters, motors, coolers, compressors, machinery, etc.) and corresponding noise damping methods are tabulated. Another table indicates sources of noise and recommended abatement levels in a fluid-catalyser cracking plant. The results of measurements made before and after modification of the plant are given, illustrated by numerous diagrams.
Descriptors (primary) noise; petroleum refining; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) USA; sound absorption; sound attenuation; conference; acoustic enclosure; noise level measurement; translation; silencers
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Noise
Petrochemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry