Annoyance of Repetitive Sound Sources

Mon Oct 5th, 2015 11:00 PM

Before the EPA's Noise Abatement office was defunded, they were supporting several noise research studies. This 1979 article concludes that repetitive noise has a perceived loudness factor on average 7dB higher than measured. In other words, repeated overflights annoy us far more than measured data would suggest. Read the article below or download it by clicking here.