Chapter 35. Sound and Noise

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Truls Gjestland

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch35

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Gjestland, T. (1997) Sound and Noise, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch35

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • treble sounds;
  • pressure variations;
  • perceive sounds;
  • sound pressure;
  • weighting curve

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • What is Sound and Noise?

  • Perception of Sound

  • Propagation of Sound

  • Reactions to Sound and Noise

  • Noise Surveillance and Monitoring

  • References