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|LC Classifications||TD893 .A5|
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|Number of Pages||67|
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Classroom noise How to control classroom noise in schools, colleges and universities. Access to education is one of the most important opportunities in our lives, however, there is increasing evidence that excessive noise levels can create a negative learning environment. Acoustics & Noise Control. Purdue is a renowned center for research and education in Acoustics and Noise Control, focusing on both computational modeling and real-world experimentation. With an array of data-gathering tools, and numerous facilities to conduct experiments, Purdue faculty and students are evaluating the acoustic properties of. I am currently a 3rd year Acoustical Engineering and music student at University of Hartford. UoH has 2 undergrad acoustics programs: Acoustics and Music and Mechanical with an Acoustics concentration and they are similar except in the acoustics a. It is clear, however, that daycare centres and schools should not be located near major noise sources, such as highways, airports, and industrial sites. Annoyance. The capacity of a noise to induce annoyance depends upon its physical characteristics, including the sound pressure level, spectral characteristics and variations of these properties.
The designer can no longer ignore noise when designing an industrial plant, an electrical generating system, or a commercial complex. In this book, we will consider some of the techniques that may be used by the engineer in reduction of noise from existing equipment and in design of a quieter product, in the case of new equipment. The noise level should be in the range of 40 dB (A) to 50 dB (A) in and around an educational institute. But it exceeds in all cases. A study of this problem was carried out in some educational institutes of Nagaon town, Assam, India by taking measurement on noise level in dB (A) with the help of Noise Level Meter and by questionnaire supplied to. school. An additional source of noise which cause significant disturbance to teaching is the noise of rain falling on light weight school roofs [19, 20]. The predominant external noise source, particularly in urban areas, is likely to be road traffic although aircraft noise may also affect many schools, with fewer schools exposed to railway noise. Industrial noise is noise associated with industrial processes that may cause hearing damage as a result of the high decibel level, particularly among employees who experience consistent prolonged exposures, like people on the factory floor. Measures for controlling industrial noise are necessary to protect workers.
Children are particularly vulnerable to noise because noise in schools (particularly in schools located near airports or major highways) impairs attention and memory, which are both critical to language acquisition and learning. 23,45,46 Low-income minority communities are exposed to more environmental noise pollution than other populations. The database of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) identifies universities that offer programs in various subdisciplines of acoustics. 1 A search for “noise and noise control” reveals that of the 39 universities identified, only eight have more than two faculty members in the area of noise control engineering. Although these. Construction sites are usually allowed higher levels of noise during the day. For construction, noise levels are permissible for specified hours of the day only. Usually this includes Monday through Friday a.m. to p.m. for residential areas. Schools Schools are often allowed to have higher noise levels than residential areas. Noise in schools can be worsened by overcrowding, open floor plans, hard or high ceilings that create echoes, and having noisy areas located near instructional spaces. Noise outside of schools may include traffic, trains, aircraft, lawnmowers, .