MATERIALS USED IN SOUND BARRIERS ALONGSIDE ROADS

MATERIAUX UTILISES DANS LES ECRANS ACOUSTIQUES EN BORDURE DE VOIES ROUTIERES

The author reviews the acoustic characteristics (transmission, absorption and reflection) which are defined in the specifications conditioning the selection of materials. The advantages and disadvantages of the main materials available (concrete, wood, plastic materials, glass, polycarbonated plastic materials, metal, clay foam) are described. The future development of noise barriers is discussed in relation to the French market. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)

    Boulevard Lefebvre 58
    Paris Cedex 15,   France  F-75732
  • Authors:
    • Bar, P
  • Publication Date: 1980

Language

  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00331432
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM