Noise Pollution and Control Engineering

Course Name: 

Noise Pollution and Control Engineering (MI310)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Basics of sound. Frequency analysis. Equipment’s used for noise measurement. Various standards in India & abroad on noise exposure. Effects of noise exposure. Community noise. Industrial noise control & hearing testing. Environmental noise measurement. Noise measurement & control of HEMM, Coal handling & preparation plants, Jackhammer drills. Noise control measures for DG sets. Human vibration:measurement, control and standards. Health effect of vibration-Handarm and Whole-body vibration. Parameters influencing human response to vibration


Harris, C.M : Handbook of Noise Control, McGraw- Hill Book Company, 1979. Albert Thumann & Richard K. Miller : Secrets of Noise Control, The Fairmont Press, Georgia, 1976. ISO 2631-1: Mechanical vibration and shock-Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration-second edition 1997-05-01.

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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