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Document ID (ISN)56002
CIS number 91-796
ISBN(s) 0-442-31341-1
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Sound Research Laboratories Ltd.
Title Noise control in industry
Bibliographic information Chapman & Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, United Kingdom, 1991. 419p. Illus. Index. Price: GBP 35.00.
Abstract Contents of this textbook: fundamental principles (physics of sound, physiology and psychology of hearing, noise and the law, sound in rooms, sound insulation, vibration theory, sound and vibration measuring systems and techniques); basic noise control methods (noise control by planning and maintenance, noise control at source, use of enclosures, barriers, cladding, silencers, mufflers and attenuators, vibration control, noise control by room treatment); applications to particular problems (compressors and pumps, diesel engine noise, internal and external factory noise, electrical equipment, air moving systems, gas turbines, trucks and tractors, valve noise). Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) vibration control; noise control; training manuals; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) vibration isolation; comment on standard; diesel engines; pumps and compressors; sound; vibration; noise reverberation; gas turbines; valves; trucks; tractors; hearing loss; electrical equipment; sound absorption; sound attenuation; silencers; ventilation systems; physiology of hearing; noise measurement; comment on law; vibration measurement
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Vibration
Noise