The environmental effects of highway traffic noise

  • R. J. Salter


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.


Sound Level Noise Exposure Reception Point Traffic Noise Heavy Vehicle 
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© Y. Salter and N. B. Hounsell 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Salter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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