The environmental effects of highway traffic noise
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In our industrial society the number of sources of sound are steadily increasing and when these sounds become unwanted they may be classed as noises. Sound is propagated as a pressure wave and so an obvious measure of sound levels is the pressure fluctuation imposed above the ambient pressure.
KeywordsSound Level Noise Exposure Reception Point Traffic Noise Heavy Vehicle
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