Archive: Acoustics (345)

Archived articles are listed below from most to least recent. You will find links to even older posts beneath the list.

Meyers J, Meneveau C. Optimal Turbine Spacing in Fully Developed Wind-Farm Boundary Layers

As wind farms become larger, the asymptotic limit of the “fully developed”, or “infinite”, wind farm has been receiving increased interest. This limit is relevant for wind farms on flat terrain whose length exceeds the height … Read On »

Hansen, C. What’s Our Ethical Responsibility?

I believe that our first responsibility, which overrides all other ethical responsibilities, lies with safeguarding the health and welfare of the community, whether this be local, national or international.” Colin Hansen, Emeritus Professor, School of Mechanical … Read On »

Barton, N. Review into Wellington Gas Fired Power Station

WELLINGTON NSW 2820 29 June 2016 Dear All, RE: REVIEW INTO WELLINGTON GAS FIRED POWER STATION During the NSW State Election campaign Troy Grant MP as Member for Dubbo backed Wellington Mayor, Rod Buhr’s call for an … Read On »

Mayor Calls for Urgent Review, Wellington Gas Fired Power Station. Wellington Times

Wellington mayor calls for an urgent review into Gas Fired Power Station Wellington Times March 23, 2015, 8 a.m. “Why would you want to risk doing this to Wellington” The NSW deputy premier and Member for Dubbo … Read On »

Lee, S et al, Annoyance Caused by Amplitude Modulation of Wind Turbine Noise

Annoyance caused by amplitude modulation of wind turbine noise Seunghoon Lee, Kyutae Kim, Wooyoung Choi and Soogab Lee August 9 2010 A listening test has been performed to investigate the relationship between human annoyance and the amplitude … Read On »

Yeomans, et al. Tactile, Acoustic & Vestibular Systems Sum to Elicit the Startle Reflex

John S Yeomans, Liang Li, Brian W. Scott, Paul W. Frankland Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 26 (2002) 1–11 Abstract The startle reflex is elicited by intense tactile, acoustic or vestibular stimuli. Fast mechanoreceptors in each modality … Read On »

Luz, G, Valente, D. Ecological Psychoacoustics, Managing Response to Noise

The potential role of ecological psychoacoustics for managing community response to noise George Luz Luz Social and Environmental Associates, Inc. 4910 Crowson Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA Daniel Valente U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research … Read On »

Kasprzak, C. Influence of Infrasounds on the Electrocardiograph Patterns in Humans

The Influence of Infrasounds on the Electrocardiograph Patterns in Humans ACTA PHSICA POLONICA A. Vol 118 (2010) No. 1 Author: Kasprzak, Cezary Department of Mechanics and Vibroacoustics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics AGH University of Science … Read On »

Karwowska et al, Effect of Varying Distances From Wind Turbines on Pig Meat Quality

Ann. Anim. Sci., Vol. 15, No. 4 (2015) 1043–1054 DOI: 10.1515/aoas-2015–0051 DE GRUYTER OPEN The effect of varying distances from the wind turbine on meat quality of growing-finishing pigs* Małgorzata Karwowska1♦, Jan Mikołajczak2, Zbigniew Józef Dolatowski1, … Read On »