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Document ID (ISN)73677
CIS number 99-1664
Year 1998
Convention or series no. INRS NS 0169
Author(s) Asselineau M., Lovat G., Danière P., Arbey H.S.
Title Guide to selecting silent equipment: Fans
Original title Aide aux choix d'équipements silencieux. Cas de ventilateurs [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Mar. 1998. 93p. Illus. 145 ref.
Abstract This scientific and technical report outlines the criteria for selecting silent or low-noise fans and aims at developing specifications and data relevant to this choice. It also deals with the problem of reducing noise levels generated by existing or future fan-based equipment. Brief overviews of fans and the principles of noise reduction at the source are followed by detailed sections on types of fans and their sound levels. An overview is also presented of the equipment available on the market and the points to consider when developing specifications for use in the majority of situations. Topics: airflow noise; case study; design of equipment; fans; noise control; noise level measurement; selection of equipment; sound attenuation; sound propagation.
Descriptors (primary) fans; noise control; selection of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) case study; airflow noise; design of equipment; sound attenuation; noise level measurement; sound propagation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels