The Noise Manual

The Noise Manual

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This reference for hearing conservation professionals covers noise-related issues within the workplace and the community. Eighteen contributions from researchers and audiologists are organized into sections on the fundamentals of sound, vibration, and hearing; elements of a hearing conservation program (HCP); noise interference and annoyance; and regulations, standards, and laws. A sampling of topics includes the anatomy and physiology of the ear, hearing protection devices, audiometric monitoring phase of the HCP, room noise criteria, and workers' compensation.One shortcoming common to both the RC and NCB noise rating methods of ANSI 12.2-1995 is that no guidelines are provided to estimate the variation in subjective ... Octave-Band Center Frequency (Hz) RC 50 45 40 35 30 556 Blazier .

Title:The Noise Manual
Author:Elliott H. Berger
Publisher:AIHA - 2003-01-01


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