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TitleUrban form indicators as proxy on the noise exposure of buildings
Author(s)Silva, Lígia Torres
Oliveira, Marta Isabela Fernandes
Silva, José F.
KeywordsNoise
Exposure
Buildings
Urban form
Issue date2014
PublisherElsevier
JournalApplied acoustics
Abstract(s)The present paper aims to address the problems of the urban environment as an area of interaction between urban forms and urban noise. This interaction is intended to be monitored using urban indica-tors, by comparing the effects of noise propagation using models of urban forms. The model of noise pre-diction allowed developing noise studies in facades, resulting in noise levels in a calculation grid located in the building facades. The study will allow the creation of different scenarios and anticipate as early as in the preliminary building design phase, which facades would be exposed to higher noise levels. The effects of noise in facades can then be minimized in advance, by adjusting the layout of the urban typology.
TypeArticle
DescriptionAvailable online 27 September 2013
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/29035
DOI10.1016/j.apacoust.2013.07.027
ISSN0003-682X
Publisher versionwww.elsevier.com/locate/apacoust
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:C-TAC - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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