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Wakefield Council opt for Trojan Noise Nusiance Monitor

by Cirrus Research plc  (Mar. 17, 2014)

When it comes to keeping the peace, noise nuisance is an issue where a simple dispute can often escalate quickly and without warning. If left unresolved, prolonged noise nuisance can blight the lives of those living with it, affecting their health and mental wellbeing, so much so that people consider moving house as a result. Fortunately Local ...

Optimus green – environmental noise measurement case study

by Cirrus Environmental  (Jan. 25, 2013)

With the experience of over 35 years in land development, The Banks Group continues to develop land throughout England and Scotland for a variety of uses including surface coalmines, onshore wind farms, commercial and residential property schemes and sustainable wastemanagement facilities.With the aim of being one of the UK’smost successful ...

Trojan noise nuisance recorder – neighbour noise nuisance case study

by Cirrus Environmental  (Jan. 26, 2013)

Newham Borough, located just five miles east of the City of London, has experienced huge amounts of regeneration and redevelopment over the last twenty years through government investment schemes for Newham and the surrounding boroughs. The redevelopment has successfully attracted a younger age group as well as several different cultures from all ...

I Need A Noise Dosimetry Survey. What Do I Do?

by Atlantic Environmental, Inc.  (Apr. 4, 2014)

Employees in noisy workplaces are at risk of permanent damage to their hearing. For a noisy workplace, establishing a Hearing Conservation Program is imperative to protecting both employee health and employer liability. Where to start? Sometimes, determining the appropriate type of protection for each employee can be tricky, because individual ...

An Industrial Noise Map is Basic to Hearing Conservation

by Atlantic Environmental, Inc.  (Mar. 5, 2014)

An Industrial Noise Map Is Basic to Hearing Conservation In the U.S., OSHA has set regulations on worker noise exposure. The usual measurement method is to use a portable noise dosimeter attached to a worker that measures noise exposure as the person moves about the work area. However, this does nothing to identify the source and location of the ...

Canarina CUSTIC software · environmental noise · commands 5

by Canarina Environmental Software  (Nov. 28, 2011)

4.3 Starting CUSTIC Click Start, go to Programs, and choose CUSTIC 3.2. Here is the program window after start up. The window has a Menu bar at the top, a Status bar at the bottom and a basic tool bar in the window. The program commands are available through the menus and toolbar buttons. Some ...

Police Use Casella Equipment To Assess Noise Levels

by Casella Measurement  (Jul. 24, 2013)

Leicestershire Police has upgraded its noise monitoring equipment, selecting a Casella Health & Safety Kit in order to help to protect its officers. A global specialist in occupational health and environmental risk management solutions, Casella has supplied a 62x series sound level meter and a dBadge Noise Dosimeter to the regional police ...

Canarina CUSTIC software · aircraft noise · airport noise · algorithms 2

by Canarina Environmental Software  (Nov. 19, 2011)

For an external source, the noise level equation is   Leq=LW-20Log(r)-11dB(A)   where r is the distance and LW the source power. However, for an industrial complex, the next equation will be used: ...

Canarina CUSTIC software · background noise · ambient noise pollution · commands 13

by Canarina Environmental Software  (Dec. 2, 2011)

Bitmaps and scanned maps must be loaded into memory and then adapted to the program scale (we will make use of the Scale command). The X-Axis width (meters) in the program window can be easily changed to be able to compare both images (simulation results and background maps). Then, the X-Axis width (in meters) of the imported map and the X-Axis ...

Canarina CUSTIC software · noise abatement modeling · noise analysis · introduction 7

by Canarina Environmental Software  (Nov. 24, 2011)

The intensity of two sounds L1 and L2 can be added in decibels with the standard equation: LdB=10 log[(p1/p0)2+[(p2/p0)2] and then, LdB=10 log[10L1/10+ 10L2/10] In this way, ...

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