The inexpensive noise control method -a case study

Ramani Ramakrishnan

Abstract


An audit noise measurement program to control the effluent from four ovens of a industrial facility was presented. The four of the exhaust stacks form the facility were connected to a pollution control system and the output from the pollution control system was exhausted through a single stack. The measurement indicated that the exhaust stack of the pollution control system generates the offending tonal noise. The residential noise levels showed the plant was within 1-2 dB of the guideline limits.

Keywords


Attenuation; Control systems; Exhaust gases; Industrial emissions; Industrial ovens; Industrial plants; Plant layout; Sensitivity analysis; Site selection; Ventilation exhausts; Noise emission; Noise measurements; Pollution control system; Spatial variations

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