Handbook of Noise and Vibration Control / Edition 1

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Two of the most acclaimed reference works in the area of acoustics in recent years have been our Encyclopedia of Acoustics, 4 Volume set and the Handbook of Acoustics spin-off. These works, edited by Malcolm Crocker, positioned Wiley as a major player in the acoustics reference market. With our recently published revision of Beranek & Ver's Noise and Vibration Control Engineering, Wiley is a highly respected name in the acoustics business.

Crocker's new handbook covers an area of great importance to engineers and designers. Noise and vibration control is one largest areas of application of the acoustics topics covered in the successful encyclopedia and handbook. It is also an area that has been under-published in recent years. Crocker has positioned this reference to cover the gamut of topics while focusing more on the applications to industrial needs. In this way the book will become the best single source of need-to-know information for the professional markets.

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"This handbook is highly recommended for the library of anyorganisation or company that has any dealing with assessment andcontrol of noise and vibration." (Acoustics Australia, Vol 35,No. 3)

"It is recommended that this book be close at hand for everyacoustical consulting and design engineer. It is remarkablycomplete and deals with noise and vibration at levels understood byall engineers. I give this Handbook my heartiest endorsement."(International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol12)

"A new 1,600-page reference book, "Handbook of Noise andVibration Control," intended to be the definitive source on noiseand vibration control for engineers, scientists, and researchers.The new reference book addresses a range of topics in acoustics andvibration, focusing on industrial needs." (Airport Noise Report;11/2/07)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471395997
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/31/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 7.81 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 2.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Malcolm J. Crocker, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Auburn University, where he teaches and conducts research, sponsored by industry and government, in acoustics, noise, and vibration control. Dr. Crocker served for twenty years as the Editor of the Noise Control Engineering Journal and is currently Editor of the International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. His contributions have been recognized with many honors including three honorary doctorates.

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Table of Contents




1. Fundamentals of Acoustics, Noise, and Vibration (Malcolm J.Crocker).

PART I. Fundamentals of Acoustics and Noise.

2. Theory of Sound—Predictions and Measurement (Malcolm J.Crocker).

3. Sound Sources (Philip A. Nelson).

4. Sound Propagation in Rooms (K. Heinrich Kuttruff).

5. Sound Propagation in the Atmosphere (Keith Attenborough).

6. Sound Radiation from Structures and Their Response to Sound(Jean-Louis Guyader).

7. Numerical Acoustical Modeling (Finite Element Modeling) (R.Jeremy Astley).

8. Boundary Element Modeling (D. W. Herrin, T. W. Wu, and A. F.Seybert).

9. Aerodynamic Noise: Theory and Applications (Philip J. Morrisand Geoffrey M. Lilley).

10. Nonlinear Acoustics (Oleg V. Rudenko and Malcolm J.Crocker).

PART II. Fundamentals of Vibration.

11. General Introduction to Vibration (Bjorn A. T.Petersson).

12. Vibration of Simple Discrete and Continuous Systems (Yuri I.Bobrovnitskii).

13. Random Vibration (David E. Newland)

14. Response of Systems to Shock (Charles Robert Welch andRobert M. Ebeling).

15. Passive Damping (Daniel J. Inman).

16. Structure-Borne Energy Flow (Goran Pavic).

17. Statistical Energy Analysis (Jerome E. Manning).

18. Nonlinear Vibration (Lawrence N. Virgin, Earl H. Dowell, andGeorge Flowers).

PART III. Human Hearing and Speech.

19. General Introduction to Human Hearing and Speech (Karl T.Kalveram).

20. The Ear: Its Structure and Function, Related to Hearing(Hiroshi Wada).

21. Hearing Thresholds, Loudness of Sound, and Sound Adaptation(William A. Yost).

22. Speech Production and Speech Intelligibility (Christine H.Shadle).

PART IV. Effects of Noise, Blast, Vibration, and Shock onPeople.

23. General Introduction to Noise and Vibration Effects onPeople and Hearing Conservation (Malcolm J. Crocker).

24. Sleep Disturbance due to Transportation Noise Exposure(Lawrence S. Finegold, Alain G. Muzet, and Bernard F. Berry).

25. Noise-Induced Annoyance (Sandford Fidell).

26. Effects of Infrasound, Low-Frequency Noise, and Ultrasoundon People (Norm Broner).

27. Auditory Hazards of Impulse and Impact Noise (DonaldHenderson and Roger P. Hamernik).

28. Effects of Intense Noise on People and Hearing Loss (RickieR. Davis and William J. Murphy).

29. Effects of Vibration on People (Michael J. Griffin).

30. Effects of Mechanical Shock on People (A. J. Brammer).

31. Hearing Protectors (Samir N. Y. Gerges and John G.Casali).

32. Development of Standards and Regulations for OccupationalNoise (Alice H. Suter).

33. Hearing Conservation Programs (John Erdreich).

34. Rating Measures, Descriptors, Criteria, and Procedures forDetermining Human Response to Noise (Malcolm J. Crocker).

PART V. Noise and Vibration Transducers, Analysis Equipment,Signal Processing, and Measuring Techniques.

35. General Introduction to Noise and Vibration Transducers,Measuring Equipment, Measurements, Signal Acquisition, andProcessing (Malcolm J. Crocker).

36. Acoustical Transducer Principles and Types of Microphones(Gunnar Rasmussen and Per Rasmussen).

37. Vibration Transducer Principles and Types of VibrationTransducers (Colin H. Hansen).

38. Sound Level Meters (George S. K. Wong).

39. Noise Dosimeters (Chucri A. Kardous).

40. Analyzers and Signal Generators (Henrik Herlufsen, SvendGade, and Harry K. Zaveri).

41. Equipment for Data Acquisition (Zhuang Li and Malcolm J.Crocker).

42. Signal Processing (Allan G. Piersol).

43. Noise and Vibration Measurements (Pedro R. Valletta andMalcolm J. Crocker).

44. Determination of Sound Power Level and Emission SoundPressure Level (Hans G. Jonasson).

45. Sound Intensity Measurements (Finn Jacobsen).

46. Noise and Vibration Data Analysis (Robert B. Randall).

47. Modal Analysis and Modal Testing (David J. Ewins).

48. Machinery Condition Monitoring (Robert B. Randall).

49. Wavelet Analysis of Vibration Signals (David E.Newland).

50. Use of Near-Field Acoustical Holography in Noise andVibration
Measurements (Earl G. Williams).

51. Calibration of Measurement Microphones (ErlingFrederiksen).

52. Calibration of Shock and Vibration Transducers (Torben RaskLicht).

53. Metrology and Traceability of Vibration and ShockMeasurements (Hans-Júrgen von Martens).

PART VI. Principles of Noise and Vibration Control and QuietMachinery Design.

54. Introduction to Principles of Noise and Vibration Control(Malcolm J. Crocker).

55. Noise and Vibration Source Identification (Malcolm J.Crocker).

56. Use of Enclosures (Jorge P. Arenas and Malcolm J.Crocker).

57. Use of Sound-Absorbing Materials (Malcolm J. Crocker andJorge P. Arenas).

58. Use of Barriers (Jorge P. Arenas).

59. Use of Vibration Isolation (Eric E. Ungar).

60. Damping of Structures and Use of Damping Materials (Eric E.Ungar).

61. Dynamic Vibration Absorbers (Leif Kari).

62. Rotor Balancing and Unbalance-Caused Vibration (Maurice L.Adams, Jr.).

63. Active Noise Control (Stephen J. Elliott).

64. Active Vibration Control (Christopher Fuller).

65. Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Sensors for Noise andVibration Applications (James J. Allen).

66. Design of Low-Noise Machinery (Michael Bockhoff).

67. Psychoacoustics and Product Sound Quality (Malcolm J.Crocker).

PART VII. Industrial and Machine Element Noise and VibrationSources—Prediction and Control.

68. Machinery Noise and Vibration Sources (Malcolm J.Crocker).

69. Gear Noise and Vibration Prediction and Control Methods(Donald R. Houser).

70. Types of Bearings and Means of Noise and VibrationPrediction and Control (George Zusman).

71. Centrifugal and Axial Fan Noise Prediction and Control(Gerald C. Lauchle).

72. Types of Electric Motors and Noise and Vibration Predictionand Control
Methods (George Zusman).

73. Pumps and Pumping System Noise and Vibration Prediction andControl (Mirko Cudina).

74. Noise Control of Compressors (Malcolm J. Crocker).

75. Valve-Induced Noise: Its Cause and Abatement (Hans D.Baumann and Mats Abom).

76. Hydraulic System Noise Prediction and Control (NigelJohnston).

77. Furnace and Burner Noise Control (Robert A. Putnam, WernerKrebs, and Stanley S. Sattinger).

78. Metal-Cutting Machinery Noise and Vibration Prediction andControl (Joseph C. S. Lai).

79. Woodworking Machinery Noise (Knud Skovgaard Nielsen and JohnS. Stewart).

80. Noise Abatement of Industrial Production Equipment (EvgenyRivin).

81. Machine Tool Noise, Vibration, and Chatter Prediction andControl (Lars Hakansson, Sven Johansson, and Ingvar Claesson).

82. Sound Power Level Predictions for Industrial Machinery(Robert D. Bruce, Charles T. Moritz, and Arno S. Bommer).

PART VIII. Transportation Noise and Vibration—Sources,Prediction, and Control.

83. Introduction to Transportation Noise and Vibration Sources(Malcolm J. Crocker).

84. Internal Combustion Engine Noise Prediction andControl—Diesel and Gasoline Engines (Thomas E. Reinhart).

85. Exhaust and Intake Noise and Acoustical Design of Mufflersand Silencers (Hans Bodèn and Ragnar Glav).

86. Tire/Road Noise—Generation, Measurement, and Abatement(Ulf Sandberg and Jerzy A. Ejsmont).

87. Aerodynamic Sound Sources in Vehicles—Prediction andControl (Syed R. Ahmed).

88. Transmission and Gearbox Noise and Vibration Prediction andControl (Jiri Tuma).

89. Jet Engine Noise Generation, Prediction, and Control (DennisL. Huff and Edmane Envia).

90. Aircraft Propeller Noise—Sources, Prediction, andControl (F. Bruce Metzger and F. Farassat).

91. Helicopter Rotor Noise: Generation, Prediction, and Control(Hanno H. Heller and Jianping Yin).

92. Brake Noise Prediction and Control (Michael J. Brennan andKihong Shin).

93. Wheel–Rail Interaction Noise Prediction and ItsControl (David J. Thompson).

PART IX. Interior Transportation Noise and VibrationSources—Prediction and Control.

94. Introduction to Interior Transportation Noise and VibrationSources (Malcolm J. Crocker).

95. Automobile, Bus, and Truck Interior Noise and VibrationPrediction and
Control (Robert J. Bernhard, Mark Moeller, and Shaobo Young).

96. Noise Management of Railcar Interior Noise (Glenn H.Frommer).

97. Interior Noise in Railway Vehicles—Prediction andControl (Henrik W. Thrane).

98. Noise and Vibration in Off-Road VehicleInteriors—Prediction and Control (Nickolay Ivanov and DavidCopley).

99. Aircraft Cabin Noise and Vibration Prediction and PassiveControl (John F. Wilby).

100. Aircraft Cabin Noise and Vibration Prediction and ActiveControl (Sven Johansson, Lars Høakansson, and IngvarClaesson).

101. Noise Prediction and Prevention on Ships (Raymond Fischerand Robert D. Collier).

PART X. Noise and Vibration Control in Buildings.

102. Introduction—Prediction and Control of AcousticalEnvironments in
Building Spaces (Louis C. Sutherland).

103. Room Acoustics (Colin H. Hansen).

104. Sound Absorption in Rooms (Colin H. Hansen).

105. Sound Insulation—Airborne and Impact (Alfred C. C.Warnock).

106. Ratings and Descriptors for the Built AcousticalEnvironment (Gregory C. Tocci).

107. ISO Ratings and Descriptors for the Built AcousticalEnvironment (Heinrich A. Metzen).

108. Acoustical Design of Office Work Spaces and Open-PlanOffices (Carl J. Rosenberg).

109. Acoustical Guidelines for Building Design and Noise Control(Chris Field and Fergus Fricke).

110. Noise Sources and Propagation in Ducted Air DistributionSystems (Howard F. Kingsbury).

111. Aerodynamic Sound Generation in Low Speed Flow Ducts (DavidJ. Oldham and David D. Waddington).

112. Noise Control for Mechanical and Ventilation Systems(Reginald H. Keith).

113. Noise Control in U.S. Building Codes (Gregory C.Tocci).

114. Sound Insulation of Residential Housing—BuildingCodes and Classification Schemes in Europe (Birgit Rasmussen).

115. Noise in Commercial and Public Buildings andOffices—Prediction and
Control (Chris Field and Fergus Fricke).

116. Vibration Response of Structures to Fluid Flow and Wind(Malcolm J. Crocker).

117. Protection of Buildings from Earthquake-Induced Vibration(Andreas J. Kappos and Anastasios G. Sextos).

118. Low-Frequency Sound Transmission between Adjacent Dwellings(Barry M. Gibbs and Sophie Maluski).

PART XI. Community and Environmental Noise and VibrationPrediction and Control.

119. Introduction to Community Noise and Vibration Predictionand Control (Malcolm J. Crocker).

120. Exterior Noise of Vehicles—Traffic Noise Predictionand Control (Paul R. Donavan and Richard Schumacher).

121. Rail System Environmental Noise Prediction, Assessment, andControl (Brian Hemsworth).

122. Noise Attenuation Provided by Road and Rail Barriers, EarthBerms,
Buildings, and Vegetation (Kirill Horoshenkov, Yiu W. Lam, andKeith Attenborough).

123. Ground-Borne Vibration Transmission from Road and RailSystems:
Prediction and Control (Hugh E. M. Hunt and Mohammed F. M.Hussein).

124. Base Isolation of Buildings for Control of Ground-BorneVibration (James P. Talbot).

125. Aircraft and Airport Noise Prediction and Control (NicholasP. Miller, Eugene M. Reindel, and Richard D. Horonjeff).

126. Off-Road Vehicle and Construction Equipment Exterior NoisePrediction and Control (Lyudmila Drozdova, Nickolay Ivanov, and Gennadiy H.Kurtsev).

127. Environmental Noise Impact Assessment (Marion A. Burgessand Lawrence S. Finegold).

128. Industrial and Commercial Noise in the Community (DietrichKuehner).

129. Building Site Noise (Uwe Trautmann).

130. Community Noise Ordinances (J. Luis Bento Coelho).

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