Chapter 17. Noise

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Kerry Gardiner

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch17

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gardiner, K. (2008) Noise, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • noise;
  • sound quantities;
  • frequency analysis;
  • loudness;
  • acoustics

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Noise

  • Instrumentation

  • Noise exposure and health

  • References