Archive: Acoustics (348)

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Grima, T. Submission to Federal Select Committee on Wind Farms

Submission 374. Theresa Grima, NSW, Australia I make this submission to the inquiry as a public submission. My submission to the inquiry relates to the terms of reference (e) “The adequacy of monitoring and compliance governance … Read On »

Hansen, C. Collateral Damage, Engineering Ethics and Wind Farms

Colin H. Hansen, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide, South Australia Editorial in SOUND & VIBRATION/APRIL 2016 We … need to ask, “Is the project of sufficient benefit to a sufficient number of people that … Read On »

Héroux et al. WHO Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region

EuroNoise 2015, 31 May — 3 June, Maastricht EAA-NAG-ABAV ISSN 2226–5147 Marie-Eve Héroux, Wolfgang Babisch , Goran Belojevic, Mark Brink, Sabine Janssen, Peter Lercher, Marco Paviotti, Göran Pershagen, Kerstin Persson Waye, Anna Preis, Stephen Stansfeld, Martin … Read On »

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 »