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Document ID (ISN)28542
CIS number 78-85
ISSN - Serial title Noise Control - Vibration and Insulation
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Postlethwaite B.C.
Title Noise control on offshore installations.
Bibliographic information Aug./Sep. 1977, Vol.8, No.7, p.231-234. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract After an introduction briefly describing offshore oil production installations, the reasons for noise control are presented and relevant United Kingdom regulations summarised, with details of noise limits for offshore structures expected to be imposed by the Department of Energy. General aspects of noise control are reviewed: platform layout including quiet areas, living accommodation, isolation systems, noise limits for machinery, etc. The results of 2 recent measurement surveys of existing operational platforms in the North Sea are reported. Sources of noise are identified and remedies suggested.
Descriptors (primary) noise; offshore oil extraction; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing damage risk criteria; United Kingdom; design of equipment; accommodation; legislation; sound isolation
Document type -
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry