Over the past two decades there have been many major new developments in the field of urban sound environment. Jian Kang introduces and examines these key developments, including: the development of prediction methods for urban sound propagation establishment and application of noise-mapping software new noise control measures and design methods. Also covered is the new EU directive on noise and the substantial actions it has brought about across Europe. As the importance of soundscape, acoustic comfort and sound environment design have become widely recognized, Urban Sound Environments is a thoroughly useful book for students and practitioners in a wide range of fields, from urban planning and landscape through to architecture and acoustics.COMSOL, A.B., 2004, FEMLAB Usera#39;s Guide, Sweden. CORBIN, A., 1998, Village Bells: Sound and Meaning in the 19th Century French Countryside (New York: Columbia ... PhD dissertation, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands.
|Title||:||Urban Sound Environment|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2006-09-27|