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Outdoor sound level prediction for industry

Tim Kelsall

Outdoor sound level prediction for industry

a review of the validity of CSA Standard Z107.55 in view of current knowledge and requirements for its use

by Tim Kelsall

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Published by Hatch Associates in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial noise -- Forecasting -- Standards -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tim Kelsall.
    ContributionsHatch Associates Limited., Ontario. Ministry of the Environment.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD892
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19500705M

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