A review of road traffic noise indicators and their correlation with the LA10(18hour)

Naish, Daniel, Tan, Andy, & Demirbilek, Nur (2011) A review of road traffic noise indicators and their correlation with the LA10(18hour). In Mee, David J. & Hillock, Ian D.M. (Eds.) Breaking New Ground : Proceedings of the Annual Conference on the Australian Acoustical Society, The Australian Acoustical Society , Holiday Inn Hotel, Gold Coast, QLD, pp. 1-8.

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This paper outlines a study to determine the correlation between the LA10(18hour) and other road traffic noise indicators. It is based on a database comprising of 404 measurement locations including 947 individual days of valid noise measurements across numerous circumstances taken between November 2001 and November 2007. This paper firstly discusses the need and constraints on the indicators and their nature of matching a suitable indicator to the various road traffic noise dynamical characteristics. The paper then presents a statistical analysis of the road traffic noise monitoring data, correlating various indicators with the LA10(18hour) statistical indicator and provides a comprehensive table of linear correlations. There is an extended analysis on relationships across the night time period. The paper concludes with a discussion on the findings.

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ID Code: 47776
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Noise Indicators, Road Traffic Noise
ISBN: 9780975785584
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 2011 The Australian Acoustical Society.
Deposited On: 19 Dec 2011 22:20
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2012 22:30

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