Essays about: "urban noise"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 essays containing the words urban noise.

  1. 1. SuperAcoustics - Development of Android application to measure sound reduction index

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk akustik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för byggvetenskaper

    Author : Karl Bengtsson; Elliot Sandefeldt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sound reduction index; Android; Application; Acoustic measurements; Sound insulation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urban bosättning är vanligt i dagens samhälle och en övervägande andel av befolkningen bor i lägenheter, där ljudisolering är en viktig aspekt rörande trivseln i bostaden. Användning av smartmobiler för akustiska mätningar blir allt vanligare, men inget enkelt verktyg finns idag för att mäta och räkna ut reduktionstalet. READ MORE

  2. 2. A City of Heathy Mobility. Mixed method case study on development of sustainable bicycle mobility in Warsaw.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sandra Szynkowska; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable transportation; development; bicycle; Warsaw; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The uncontrolled development of automotive transportation worldwide raised the urgency to promote sustainable transportation among European cities, whereas bicycle as the most sustainable alternative to cars has become a symbol of urban sustainability. The popularization of cycling trips is conducive to reducing congestion, noise, and pollution in cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. An IoT Solution for Urban Noise Identification in Smart Cities : Noise Measurement and Classification

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för fysik och elektroteknik (IFE)

    Author : Yasser Alsouda; [2019]
    Keywords : urban noise; sound pressure level SPL ; internet of things IoT ; machine learning; support vector machine SVM ; k-nearest neighbors KNN ; bootstrap aggregating Bagging ; random forest; mel-frequency cepstral coeffi-cients MFCC ;

    Abstract : Noise is defined as any undesired sound. Urban noise and its effect on citizens area significant environmental problem, and the increasing level of noise has become a critical problem in some cities. Fortunately, noise pollution can be mitigated by better planning of urban areas or controlled by administrative regulations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of a GIS methodology to evaluate informal urban green areas for inclusion in a community governance program

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Katalin Bunyevácz; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; informal urban green spaces; community governance; multi- criteria analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Informal green spaces are “small green areas” which are some square meter plots along streets or in junctions, in front of public or private buildings. Informal urban green space become or remain in neglected condition due to the lack of capacity of the municipality to maintain them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Invisible Aesthetics of Noise

    University essay from Konstfack/IndustridesignKonstfack/Industridesign

    Author : Lola Mijouin; [2019]
    Keywords : sound; design; sound art; noise; noise pollution; urban environment; soundscape; acoustic; Slussen; perception; interactive; public installation; sound design; industrial design;

    Abstract : Sound in our human world is broken down into two general types : desirable and undesirable. Unwanted sounds in our lives, that we also call “noises”, induce diverse kinds of physical and psychological reactions, many of them unhealthy. READ MORE