Large area noise evaluation

Chung, Edward, Bhaskar, Ashish, & Kuwahara, Masao (2007) Large area noise evaluation. In Morrison, G. & Rauch, S. (Eds.) Highway and Urban Environment, Springer Netherlands, Cyprus, Nicosia, pp. 579-589.

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A software tool (DRONE) has been developed to evaluate road traffic noise in a large area with the consideration of network dynamic traffic flow and the buildings. For more precise estimation of noise in urban network where vehicles are mainly in stop and go running conditions, vehicle sound power level (for acceleration/deceleration cruising and ideal vehicle) is incorporated in DRONE. The calculation performance of DRONE is increased by evaluating the noise in two steps of first estimating the unit noise database and then integrating it with traffic simulation. Details of the process from traffic simulation to contour maps are discussed in the paper and the implementation of DRONE on Tsukuba city is presented

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ID Code: 37320
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6010-6_50
ISBN: 9781402060090
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Simulation and Modelling (080110)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2010 05:02
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2012 02:45

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