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Predictions of road traffic noise on residential balconies using a specular and diffusion model

Naish, Daniel, Tan, Andy, & Demirbilek, Nur (2010) Predictions of road traffic noise on residential balconies using a specular and diffusion model. In Burgess, Marion, Davey, John, Don, Charles, & McMinn, Terry (Eds.) Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2010), Australian Acoustical Society, Sydney Convention Centre, pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

A combined specular reflection and diffusion model using the radiosity technique was developed to calculate road traffic noise level on residential balconies. The model is capable of numerous geometrical configurations for a single balcony situated in the centre of a street canyon. The geometry of the balcony and the street can be altered with width,length and height. The model was used to calculate for three different geometrical and acoustic absorption characteristics for a balcony. The calculated results are presented in this paper.

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ID Code: 39138
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Acoustics, Balcony, Road Noise
ISBN: 9780646540528
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Acoustics and Noise Control (excl. Architectural Acoustics) (091301)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics Lighting Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Australian Acoustical Society, NSW Division
Copyright Statement: The proceedings of ICA 2010 have been reproduced from author-submitted files. The authors are solely responsible for the technical content and opinions expressed therein. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the International Commission for Acoustics or the Australian Acoustical Society. Permission is granted for any person to reproduce a part of any paper provided that the permission is obtained from the author(s) and credit is given to the author(s) and these conference proceedings.
Deposited On: 12 Apr 2011 12:12
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 14:13

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