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Large area noise evaluation

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

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    Abstract

    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: 53152
    Item Type: Conference Paper
    Keywords: DRONE, traffic noise, vehicle sound
    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6010-6_50
    ISBN: 9781402060106
    ISSN: 1571-4780
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
    Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
    Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Springer
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    Deposited On: 16 Aug 2012 12:49
    Last Modified: 13 Apr 2013 01:21

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