Chapter 24. Sound and Noise

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department2,3
  1. John G. Casali John Grado Professor

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch24

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Casali, J. G. (2006) Sound and Noise, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • sound and noise;
  • noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL);
  • signal detectability and speech intelligibility

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sound and Noise

  • Measurement and Quantification of Sound and Noise Exposures

  • Industrial Noise Regulation and Abatement

  • Auditory Effects of Noise

  • Performance, Nonauditory, and Perceptual Effects of Noise

  • Signal Detection and Speech Communications in Noise

  • References