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Road and rail noise : effects on housing

Road and rail noise : effects on housing

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Published by CMHC, [1977] in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic noise,
  • Railroads -- Noise,
  • Dwellings -- Soundproofing,
  • Noise control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCentral Mortgage and Housing Corporation.. --
    ContributionsCentral Mortgage and Housing Corporation, National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. :
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19485808M

    A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land. It is used for major roads, but also includes other public roads and public tracks: It is not an equivalent term to controlled-access highway, or a translation for autobahn, autoroute, etc.. According to Merriam Webster, the use of the term predates the 12th ing to Etymonline, "high" is in the sense of "main". Rail transport or train transport is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, which are located on contrast to road transport, where vehicles run on a prepared flat surface, rail vehicles (rolling stock) are directionally guided by the tracks on which they usually consist of steel rails, installed on ties (sleepers) set in ballast.

    "A new 1,page reference book, "Handbook of Noise and Vibration Control," intended to be the definitive source on noise and vibration control for engineers, scientists, and researchers. The new reference book addresses a range of topics in acoustics and vibration, focusing on industrial needs." (Airport Noise Report; 11/2/07). The Day/Night Noise Level Assessment tool is a web-based application of the existing Noise Assessment Guidelines (NAG). It is a component of the Assessment Tools for Environmental Compliance (ATEC). Derivations of the basic noise equation from the noise regulation, 24 CFR Part 51 Subpart B, were applied to a new application of the Size: 2MB.

    S.I. No. of Environmental Noise Regulations The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 6, 53 and of the Environmental Protection Agency Act (No. 7 of ), as amended by Part 2 of the Protection of the Environment Act (No. 27 of ), for the purpose of giving effect to . Whilst other noise phenomena such as aircraft noise and vibra­tions from a road drill produce a more intense sound, traffic noise is a much more continuous and an almost round-the-clock discomfort. Noise is usually measured on a weighted scale in decibel units, an increase of 10 dB corre­sponding to a doubling of loudness.


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Road and rail noise: effects on housing / prepared by the Technical Research Division of CMHC in cooperation with the Division of Building, Research of National Research Council of Canada.

imprint [Ottawa]: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Road and rail noise: effects on housing., Toronto Public Library. Robert W. Coppock, Margitta M. Dziwenka, in Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology (Second Edition), Noise Pollution.

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King, in Environmental Noise Pollution, Introduction. For environmental noise research, mapping is an extremely important part of the process of quantifying and visualising noise pollution levels (De Kluijver and Stoter, ).Indeed, environmental noise pollution is an inherently spatial phenomenon.

It varies across geographic. Road traffic and related noise is a major source of annoyance and impairment to health in urban areas. Many areas exposed to road traffic noise are also exposed to rail and air traffic noise.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has long identified transportation—passenger vehicles, trains, buses, motorcycles, medium and heavy trucks, and aircraft—as one of the most pervasive outdoor noise sources, estimating in its Noise Effects Handbook that more than million people in the United States are exposed to noise Cited by: Studies have reported both the positive effects of rail transit resulting from improved accessibility as well as the nuisance effects from noise, pollution, crime, and unsightliness.

Malcolm J. Crocker, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Auburn University, where he teaches and conducts research, sponsored by industry and government, in acoustics, noise, and vibration control.

Crocker served for twenty years as the Editor of the Noise Control Engineering Journal and is currently. Many people notice road-traffic noise after a new road is constructed or after an existing road is modified. In some cases, you might be more likely to notice road-traffic noise after road works or maintenance activities because your attention has been drawn to the road rather than there being an actual significant increase in noise.

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Roads consist of one or two roadways (British English: carriageways), each with one or more lanes and any associated sidewalks (British English: pavement) and. to reduce the harmful effects of noise. It requires Member States to map noise levels from transport (road, rail and airports) and industry and to draw up action plans to address excessive noise pollution.

The Directive does not set any limits or targets or prescribe specific measures to be taken, but leaves these decisions to the Member Size: 1MB. China's Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious infrastructure project in modern history.

It spans over 60 countries and will cost over a trillion dollars. The plan is to make it. 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.

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The WHO guideline values are public health-oriented recommendations, based on scientific evidence of the health effects and on an assessment of achievable noise levels. Noise is a concern for many people in NSW. Many calls to the EPA’s Environment Line are about excessive noise near people’s homes or workplaces, especially late at night and in the early morning.

The impacts of noise depend on the noise level, its characteristics and how it is perceived by the person affected. Several heavy rail transit systems, for example, exhibit very high rates of uplift, some with local disamenity effects [such as noise, vibration, pollution, or crime] close to a station.Traffic accidents can be caused by a number of factors, including equipment malfunction as well as the actions of the driver, such as speeding or aggressive behaviors like tailgating or unsafe lane changes.

The consequences of traffic accidents depend on variables such as the impact, number of vehicles involved and if.