Search for dissertations about: "Wind turbine sound"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Wind turbine sound.

  1. 1. Wind Turbine Sound in Cold Climates

    Author : Kristina Conrady; Anna Rutgersson; Karl Bolin; Sabine von Hünerbein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; atmospheric acoustics; wind turbine sound; outdoor sound propagation; cold climates; Meteorology; Meteorologi;

    Abstract : The increase in the number of wind turbines (WTs) in populated areas in cold climates increases the number of people potentially being affected by WT sound. Outdoor sound propagation is strongly dependent on meteorological conditions, however, limitations in the knowledge exist regarding the implications of meteorological conditions in cold climates. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wind Turbine Sound Propagation in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

    Author : Olof Öhlund; Conny Larsson; Anna Sjöblom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Wind turbine sound; atmospheric effects; outdoor sound propagation; refraction;

    Abstract : Wind turbines have grown both in size and number in the past decades. The taller turbines has made it possible to place them in forest areas which is fortunate for a country like Sweden with lots of forest. An issue with wind turbines is the sound they produce. The sound mainly comes from the rotor blades when they pass through the air. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aeroacoustic Prediction for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

    Author : Aya Aihara; Hans Bernhoff; Anders Goude; Mats Åbom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; fluid; acoustics; noise; sound; wind energy; vertical axis wind turbine; aerodynamics; airfoil; simulations; CFD; LES;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic prediction of vertical axis wind turbines, using computational fluid dynamics simulations. Noise pollution from wind turbines is one of the disadvantages of wind energy, calling for strategies to reduce noise levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human response to wind turbine noise : perception, annoyance and moderating factors

    Author : Eja Pedersen; Sten Ljunggren; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : Noise; Environmental exposure; Wind; Audio-visual interaction; Low-level noise exposure; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Aims: The aims of this thesis were to describe and gain an understanding of how people who live in the vicinity of wind turbines are affected by wind turbine noise, and how individual, situational and visual factors, as well as sound properties, moderate the response.Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in a flat, mainly rural area in Sweden, with the objective to estimate the prevalence of noise annoyance and to examine the dose-response relationship between A-weighted sound pressure levels (SPLs) and perception of and annoyance with wind turbine noise. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sound propagation around off-shore wind turbines

    Author : Lisa Johansson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; wind turbine noise; off-shore wind powe; long-rage sound propagation; parabolic equation; scattering; water waves; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : Low-frequency, long-range sound propagation over a seasurface has been calculated using a wide-angel Cranck-NicholsonParabolic Equation method. The model is developed toinvestigate noise from off-shore wind turbines. Thecalculations are made using normal meteorological conditions ofthe Baltic Sea. READ MORE