Search for dissertations about: "noise annoyance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words noise annoyance.

  1. 1. Noise in the school environment : Memory and Annoyance

    Author : Eva Boman; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Noise; meaningful irrelevant speech; road traffic noise; memory; age group; school environment; pupils; teachers;

    Abstract : Objectives.The general objectives of this dissertationwere to examine the effects of acute exposure to meaningfulirrelevant speech and road traffic noise on memory performance,and to explore annoyance responses to noise exposure in theschool environment for pupils and teachers in different agegroups.Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Classroom noise : exposure and subjective response among pupils

    Author : Pär Lundquist; Rauno Pääkkönen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; school; teaching; students; annoyance children; sound; mood;

    Abstract : In Sweden, all children must have access to education of equal value and the curriculum points out the importance of a good environment for development and learning. Modern working methods differ a lot from the traditional. Teaching nowadays is focused on problem-solving. Students are more interactive, working in groups and projects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Noise in the school environment - Memory and Annoyance

    Author : Eva Boman; KTH; []
    Keywords : Noise; meaningful irrelevant speech; road traffic noise; memory; age group; school environment; pupils; teachers;

    Abstract : Objectives.The general objectives of this dissertationwere to examine the effects of acute exposure to meaningfulirrelevant speech and road traffic noise on memory performance,and to explore annoyance responses to noise exposure in theschool environment for pupils and teachers in different agegroups. Methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Low frequency noise during work. Effects on performance and annoyance

    Author : Johanna Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low frequency noise; performance; workload; annoyance; cortisol; subjective stress; subjective sensitivity to noise; sound characteristics; frequency balance; modulation frequency;

    Abstract : Aims. Low frequency noise (LFN) is defined as "a noise with a dominant frequency content of 20 to 200 Hz". Common sources of LFN in occupational environments are ventilation, heating and air-conditioning systems, computer network installations and compressors. READ MORE