THE CONTROL OF NOISE FROM SURFACE TRANSPORT

While road traffic, railways and hovercraft each contribute to degradation of environment, road traffic is the greatest offender. The sources of noise from each of these modes is discussed. Rail/wheel noise is identified as the principal culprit in the case of high-speed trains. The potential of barriers, control of prime-mover noise and of exhaust systems are discussed. The potential for legislative control is examined.

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    Academic Press Incorporated

    Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square
    London W1,   England 
  • Authors:
    • MacMillan, R H
  • Publication Date: 1975-11-22

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  • Accession Number: 00134607
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1976 12:00AM