An application of a noise maps for construction and road traffic noise in Korea

Jeong, J.H. and Din, N.C. and Otsuru, T. and Kim, H.C. (2010) An application of a noise maps for construction and road traffic noise in Korea. International Journal of the Physical Sciences, 5 (7). pp. 1063-1073. ISSN 1992-1950

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Abstract

Noise has become a serious social concern due to the rapid urbanization brought on by rapid industrial development and economic growth. This study is on the construction noise caused by construction of a building and the road traffic noise resulting from increased traffic volume. A noise map was used to control these sources of noise. Also, this paper examines the influence on nearby areas of the increased road traffic noise resulting from a land development project. A prediction of the noise distribution and a noise map was made using the software SoundPLAN; according to the results, a plan was created to reduce construction noise and the road traffic noise that increases after the completion of a construction project. This study revealed that the increased traffic volume caused by the development of an industrial area had a greater influence on the nearby areas than the industrial area itself. The changes to the traffic routes and movement pattern were identified as well.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Road traffic noise; noise map; grid noise map; facade noise map; construction noise; land development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Mr Faizal 2
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2015 02:43
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2019 08:33
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13115

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