Study on the insertion loss of a noise barrier for a directional sound source

Gensei Matsumoto, Kyoji Fujiwara, Akira Omoto

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Abstract

In this study, the directivity of tire noise, the dominant noise source of a vehicle moving at a constant speed, was modeled in a two dimensional sound field. The performance of the barrier for different kinds of directivities was numerically calculated by the boundary element method (BEM). The results show that the insertion loss increases as the horizontal directivity becomes stronger and decreases as the vertical directivity becomes stronger.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)325-328
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of Japan (E) (English translation of Nippon Onkyo Gakkaishi)
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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