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Traffic noise and high-rise balconies

D. N. May

Traffic noise and high-rise balconies

Project 4301 : final report

by D. N. May

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Published by Acoustics Office, Systems Research & Development Branch, Research & Development Division, Ministry of Transportation & Communications in Downsview, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic noise -- Measurement.,
  • High-rise apartment buildings -- Soundproofing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D.N. May.
    ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Transportation and Communications. Acoustics Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD893.6.T7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p., [17] leaves :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19514133M


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