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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Noise Abatement and Control in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Noise -- Physiological effect -- Research,
  • Noise pollution

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by Miriam Heilman ; Informatics Inc.]
ContributionsHeilman, Miriam, United States. Office of Noise Abatement and Control, Informatics Inc
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14890154M

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Noise pollution, also known as environmental noise or sound pollution, is the propagation of noise with ranging impacts on the activity of human or animal life, most of them harmful to a source of outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by machines, transport, and propagation systems. Poor urban planning may give rise to noise disintegration or pollution, side-by-side industrial. levels of noise or sudden high-level (impulse) noise, such as a fireworks explosion. Adverse Health Effects. Noise can pose a serious threat to a child’s physical and psychological health, including learning and behavior. For example, noise can: INTERFERE WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE. Repeated exposure to noise. Strategies for noise surveys In the equations, Lm designates the arithmetic mean of the noise levels LAeq,Ti,, s is their standard deviation tn-1 the value of Student's variable for n-1 degrees of freedom at a probability threshold of 95%, T is the total duration of the daily exposure, and T0 is the reference duration of 1working day (i.e. 8 hours). NOISE ISSUES, EFFECTS AND IMPACTS Noise is an expression for ‘unwanted’ sound. Since noise is a subjective judgment, the amount of RESEARCH STUDY AND METHODOLOGY- It is assumed that predictors of perception of noise, acoustic quality in enclosed offices would be survey were collected for statistical analysis and results. Response.