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Type: Journal article
Title: Characterising noise and annoyance in homes near a wind farm
Author: Zajamsek, B.
Moreau, D.
Doolan, C.
Citation: Acoustics Australia, 2014; 42(1):14-19
Publisher: Australian Accoustical Society
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 0814-6039
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Zajamsek, B, Zajamsek, Branko; Moreau, DJ, Moreau, Danielle J.; Doolan, CJ, Doolan, Con J.
Abstract: This study examines the relationship between indoor sound pressure level, local weather conditions, wind farm output power and resident rated annoyance in homes near a wind faun. A new methodology is presented that simultaneously records resident rated annoyance and corresponding time-series noise data while continuously monitoring one-third octave band noise levels and local weather conditions. Results of indoor noise and annoyance monitoring are presented for two homes near a wind farm whose residents claim to be annoyed by wind farm noise. Annoyance was found to be related to the overall noise level; however, noise levels were more strongly controlled by local wind speed.
Keywords: Turbine noise
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030007825
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