sound level monitoring

Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Think twice

Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Think twice

Ever imagined Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Mobiles have evolved into computing machines with extraordinary capabilities. They have cameras, microphones, gyroscopes, proximity sensors, accelerometers, light sensors and GPS receivers. The advancement of these handheld devices has evolved into them being used as various instruments like torches, cameras and also sound measurement devices. Application developers have created sound measurement applications utilizing the built-in microphones of the device. Sound Level Measurement using…

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How to Measure Noise in Workplace

How to Measure Noise in Workplace

We will see how to measure noise in workplace by using noise level meter to know whether employees are exposed to high noise levels and if any equipments are generating harmful noise levels. What is Noise? Noise is a Sound, especially one that is loud or unpleasant or that causes disturbance. Why measure noise in Workplace? Noise level measurement plays important role in workplace hearing conversion. It helps to identify…

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How to Reduce Noise Pollution?

How to Reduce Noise Pollution?

We can Reduce Noise pollution by turning off appliances when not in use, use of earplugs, lowering the volume, planting more trees, regular maintenance of vehicles and machines etc. By controlling noise we can control negative health effects that noise pollution has on everyone. What is Noise? Noise is unwanted sound. A sound which has unpleasant effects and discomfort to ears is called as noise. Generally sound generated by vehicles,…

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Noise Impact Assessment

Noise Impact Assessment

Noise is often defined as it is the sound which is undesired by recipient. Noise Impact assessment is important part of Environmental impact assessment. The main objective of Noise impact assessment is to measure current noise quality assessment of study area, Impacts of future projects on local noise, its impact and acceptability. Noise Sources Noise impact mainly ascends from • Vehicles • Trains • Ships • Construction Sites (including the…

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