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The environmental effects of highway traffic noise

  • R. J. Salter

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.

Keywords

Sound Pressure Level Sound Level Noise Exposure Reception Point Traffic Noise 
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Copyright information

© R. J. Salter 1989

Authors and Affiliations

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

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