Collaborative noise control - A case study

Authors

  • Ramani Ramakrishnan Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University, Toronto
  • Werner Richarz Aercoustics Engineering Ltd., Toronto

Keywords:

Dust, Fans, Machine design, Particulate emissions, Turbomachine blades, Active noise control, Dust collector fans, Particulate matter, Passive silencer

Abstract

The key aspects in controlling noise, including analysis, design and implementations of certain features, are presented. Dust collector fans with centrifugal design, are seen in industries that emit particulate matter in the atmosphere. These fans produce strong noise of blade passing tone, thereby disturbing the residents in that area. To control the noise, a short lined passive silencer was installed. The noise control objective was to reduce fan blade passage tone. Another possible solution to control the noise is to install active noise control.

Published

2005-09-01

How to Cite

1.
Ramakrishnan R, Richarz W. Collaborative noise control - A case study. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2005Sep.1 [cited 2021May16];33(3):32-3. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1731

Issue

Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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