Acoustics in the Built Environment

Acoustics in the Built Environment

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Acoustics in the Built Environment is an invaluable work of reference for the building professional, covering all aspects of acoustics. It is unique in its range of topics: the environment, transport infrastructure, building design, building systems and buildings in use. Each section has been contributed by an expert in the field, and updated in the light of current legislation for this second edition. It has been written in the light of recent developments such as the Environmental Protection Act and the Health and Safety Executive's Noise at Work Regulations for minimising hearing damage. The book presents information relevant to the day-to-day work of project design teams in a concise, readily accessible and usable form. Frequent reference is made to appropriate Standards, Acts of Parliament and other prescriptive documents, which can be cited in performance specifications. Its broad range of subject matter and its ease of use make this book an indispensable source of information for anyone concerned with building acoustics, whether they are architects, planners, engineers or environmental health officers. *Fully updated second edition. *Invaluable work or reference. *Covers a unique range of topics.He may 14. have been asked to comment by the planning authority at planning stage on whether a noise condition should ... London, 1990 Department of the Environment Planning Policy Guidance PPG 24 Planning and Noise, HMSO, 1994.

Title:Acoustics in the Built Environment
Author:Duncan Templeton
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 1997


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