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field study of human response to traffic noise

J. S. Bradley

field study of human response to traffic noise

by J. S. Bradley

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Published by University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic noise -- Research.,
  • Traffic noise -- Physiological effect.,
  • Traffic noise -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHuman response to traffic noise
    Statementprepared by J.S. Bradley, B.A. Jonah for the Canadian Ministry of Transport, Road and Motor Vehicle Safety Branch.
    SeriesResearch report / Engineering Science -- SV-77-2, Research report (University of Western Ontario. Faculty of Engineering Science) -- SV-77-2.
    ContributionsJonah, B. A., Canada. Ministry of Transport. Road and Motor Vehicle Traffic Safety Branch., University of Western Ontario. Faculty of Engineering Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD893.6.T7 B725
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p. :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19721946M

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