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The environmental effects of highway traffic noise

  • R. J. Salter
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Abstract

In our industrial society the number of sources of sound are steadily increasing and when these sounds become unwanted they may be classed as noises. Sound is propagated as a pressure wave and so an obvious measure of sound levels is the pressure fluctuation imposed above the ambient pressure.

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© R. J. Salter 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Salter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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