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Equivalent Noise Level Response to Number of Vehicles: A Comparison between a High Traffic Flow and Low Traffic Flow Highway in Malaysia

Herni Halim; Ramdzani Abdullah;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014 Journal: Frontiers in Environmental Science, volume 2
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
HIGHLIGHTS Highway traffic noise is a serious problem in Malaysia Heavy traffic flow highway recorded higher noise level compared to low traffic flow Noise level stabilized at certain number of vehicles on the road i.e above 500 vehicles. Although much research on road traffic noise has found that noise level increase are influenced by driver behavior and source-receiver distance, little attention has been paid to the relationship between noise level and total number of vehicles on the road. In this study, 5 days measurement of noise level during peak hour and off peak hour has been carried out at two types of highways; high traffic flow highway (Sungai Besi Exp...
Subjects
free text keywords: road traffic noise, noise assessment, total number of vehicles, high traffic flow, low traffic flow, Chemistry, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350, Equivalent noise level, Noise level, Traffic optimization, Heavy traffic, Environmental science, Flow (psychology), Traffic flow, Automotive engineering
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