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Annoyance due to railway vibration at different times of the day

Peris, E, Woodcock, JS, Sica, G, Moorhouse, AT and Waddington, DC 2012, 'Annoyance due to railway vibration at different times of the day' , Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131 (2) , pp. 191-196.

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    Abstract

    The time of day when vibration occurs is considered as a factor influencing the human response to vibration. The aim of the present paper is to identify the times of day during which railway vibration causes the greatest annoyance, to measure the differences between annoyance responses for different time periods and to obtain estimates of the time of day penalties. This was achieved using data from case studies comprised of face-to-face interviews and internal vibration measurements (N=755). Results indicate that vibration annoyance differs with time of day and that separate time of day weights can be applied when considering exposure–response relationships from railway vibration in residential environments.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: human response, vibration, noise, residential environments, railway, railway noise, railway vibration
    Themes: Built and Human Environment
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Acoustics Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
    Publisher: Acoustical Society of America
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 0001-4966
    Funders: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
    Depositing User: DC Waddington
    Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 09:40
    Last Modified: 19 Jan 2014 23:12
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    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19516

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