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Noise Control Management

Noise Control Management

Howard K. Pelton

ISBN: 978-0-471-28433-8

Dec 1992

282 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$223.95

Description

Noise Control Management presents a system-wide management approach to the many noise-related problems that plague industrial settings. Students learn how to define noise problems and determine the feasibility of mitigating them. The text shows how to identify noise sources and set up priorities for dealing with the problems these sources create. Coverage includes a full range of noise control devices, from quiet equipment to barriers, enclosures, silencers, and other devices.
Preface.

PART I: THE NOISE CONTROL MANAGEMENT APPROACH.

Noise Control Management: A Systems Approach.

Maintaining Noise Levels After Installation Through Proper Maintenance.

Noise and Vibration Specifications.

Noise Control Guidelines and Materials.

Guidelines for a Hearing Conservation Program.

PART II: TERMINOLOGY, CRITERIA, MEASUREMENT, AND INSTRUMENTATION.

Basic Terminology and Physics of Sound.

Noise Criteria.

Instrumentation for Noise Measurements.

Noise Measurement Procedures.

PART III: NOISE CONTROL CASE HISTORIES.

Noise Control Measures for Specific Equipment: Studies and Noise Control Solutions.

Appendix.

Index.