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Noise control of an underground mine personnel carrier.

Authors
Galaitsis-AG; Bobick-TG
Source
Noise Control Eng J 1983 Jan; 21(1):4-9
NIOSHTIC No.
10003144
Abstract
The interior noise of a mine-operated rail personnel carrier was reduced by replacing some standard components with acoustically treated components. The latter included a softer suspension, softer motor mounts, damped panels, sound-absorbing motor enclosures, and helical gears. Depending on operating conditions, the modified vehicle was 6 to 7.5 dba quieter than an unquieted vehicle. The noise level in the vehicle interior was reduced to approximately 85 dba at an average vehicle speed.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Noise; Noise-control; Noise-levels; Noise-shielding; Noise-shields; Engineering-controls; Control-technology
CODEN
NCEJD5
Publication Date
19830101
Document Type
OP; Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1983
Identifying No.
OP 67-83
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
0736-2501
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Noise Control Engineering Journal
State
PA
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