Community perception on noise induced by transverse rumble strip installation

Haron, Zaiton and Othman, Mohd Hanifi and Yahya, Khairulzan and Darus, Nadirah (2017) Community perception on noise induced by transverse rumble strip installation. In: Community Perceptions On Noise. Penerbit UTM Press, pp. 1-17. ISBN 9789835215001

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Abstract

Transverse rumble strips (TRSs) is yellow strips installed on roadway to alert the drivers to slow down their vehicles. Some of TRS placed near to premises and compounded noise pollution (Figure 1.1). Despite reducing speed and accidents (Liu et al., 2011), there is very little information on the effect of thermoplastic TRSs installation on traffic noise levels. The only study from Denmark by Bendtsen et al. (2004) reported that two types of thermoplastic with simple profiles which are narrow strips of 10 mm width and 8 mm thickness and strips of 100 mm width and 5 mm thickness, increased the LAeq up to 2.7 dBA when they were hit by vehicles at a speed of 50 km/h.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Infrastructure and Geomatic Engineering
ID Code:11153
Deposited By:Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Deposited On:13 May 2019 09:11
Last Modified:13 May 2019 09:11

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