Noise Control


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noise control

[′nȯiz kən‚trōl]
(acoustics)
The process of obtaining an acceptable noise environment for a particular observation point or receiver, involving control of the noise source, transmission path, or receiver, or all three.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Noise Control

 

the aggregate of measures (technical, architectural, acoustical, and the like) that provide protection from noise and limit noise levels in rooms, buildings, and populated areas in accordance with established medical standards. Effective noise control can greatly enhance the public service planning of populated areas and make the living, working, and recreational conditions healthier for the inhabitants. (See alsoACOUSTIC MATERIALS; SOUNDPROOFING; SOUND-ABSORBING STRUCTURES; and CONSTRUCTION ACOUSTICS.)

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

noise control

The technology of obtaining an acceptable noise environment, consistent with economic and operational considerations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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