Examines the origins of aircraft noise and the methods of measuring and controlling it.
Table of Contents
Preface; Ackknowledgments; 1. Human reaction to aircraft noise; 2. Action against aircraft noise; 3. Aircraft noise sources; 4. Power-plant noise control; 5. Concorde - a special case; 6. Noise data acquisition and presentation; 7. Aircraft noise prediction; 8. Prospects for the future; 9. Review; Appendices: 1. Noise levels, scales and indices; 2. Abbreviations and acronyms; 3. Useful addresses: partial listing of organisations concerned with noise in aerospace-manufacturing nations; 4. Calculation of effective perceived noise-level data from measured noise data: excerpts from ICAO Annex 16; 5. Calculation of aircraft noise contours around airports; 6. Typical aircraft noise levels; References; Index.
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