Environmental Noise Barriers is a unique one-stop reference for practitioners, whether acoustical engineers, landscape architects, or manufacturers, and for highways departments in local and central authorities. This extensively revised new edition is updated in line with UK and EU legislation and international provision of barriers.
Dr Benz Kotzen is a chartered landscape architect with over 25 years' experience in the field. Colin English is a chartered acoustic engineer and past president of the Institute of Acoustics.
Introduction. Defining the Need for Barriers. Acoustic and Visual Impact Assessment - Environmental Impact Assessment Techniques and Mitigation. Acoustic Performance of Barriers. Barrier Morphology and Design. Types of Barrier and Barrier Materials. Planting and Bio-barriers. Noise Amelioration and Roads. Tunnels. Airports. Environmental Noise Barriers in Other Locations - Industrial Uses