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Computer analysis of noise levels for highway traffic

Maher Francis Wissa

Computer analysis of noise levels for highway traffic

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Written in English


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Statementby Maher Francis Wissa.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 51034 (T)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiii, 159 leaves
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826631M
LC Control Number89893606

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It originates from the Latin word nausea and is defined as unwanted sound or sound that interferes with hearing other is typically defined as vibrations that move through the environment (e.g., air, water, or another medium) and provide an auditory sensation.

The noise level of a normal conversation is 70 decibels, the voice of which is raised is 76 to 82 decibels, while the screams of 88 decibels. Studies indicate that hearing safe level of exposure is only 85 decibels for eight hours in a day.

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