Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement of the Institute of AcousticsUniversity of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development
Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement of the Institute of Acoustics
This highly practical course trains participants to carry out reliable measurements of environmental noise from a range of transportation, industrial and other sources to British Standard requirements, and to comply with the requirements of planning guidance documents. A second aim is to enable delegates to assess the significance of measurement data, against the framework of standards and legislation for environmental noise.
This certificate course is offered on a one-week, full time basis.
- The characteristics of sound waves and the decibel
- The frequency content of sounds. Sound propagation.
- Instrumentation for environmental noise measurement
- Octave band analysis
- Time varying noise levels
- The effects of noise on people: noise criteria
- Noise control legislation and planning guidance
- Statistical analysis of time varying noise
- Environmental noise control in practice
- Analysis of measurement data BS4142 rating. Interpretation of data.
- Outdoor noise prediction
- Noise control
- Demonstration Acoustic enclosures
- Planning to control noise for dwellings
Suitability - Who should attend?
Technical and scientific staff, in local authorities, environmental consultancies and companies, whose employment requires a working knowledge of noise measurement methodology and legislation, and a basic appreciation of noise control methods.
The cost of this course is £1110.
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