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Construction and open cast site noise

Defra construction noise

Abstract

The key aim of this project is to ensure that reliable noise emissions data are included in a construction noise database, designed in the same manner as BS 5228.

Salford’s role is to investigate the normalisation of noise data to 10 metres with regards to plant having large dimensions.

Investigators

  • Dr David Waddington
  • Dr Andy Moorhouse

Location

National

Duration

January - June 2006

Sponsor

DEFRA

Industrial Collaborator

Hepworth Acoustics Ltd

Measurements

Sound power of quarry plant in-situ

Publications

Client report Autumn 2006

Links

Defra 2006