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Main Title Portable air compressor noise : diagnosis and control /
Author Patterson, W. N. ; Murray, B. S. ; Kern, Jr., F. R. ; Alakel, M. N. ; Smullin., J. I.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Patterson, W. N.
CORP Author Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., Cambridge, Mass.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.
Publisher Bolt Beranek and Newman,
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA 68-01-1547; BBN-2795b; EPA-68-01-2316
Stock Number PB-244 306
Additional Subjects Portable equipment ; Air compressors ; Noise reduction ; Acoustic measurement ; Compressor noise ; Construction equipment ; Cost analysis ; Economic impact ; Noise sources
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-244 306 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xiv, 119, [13] pages : illustrations.
In this report, the results of diagnostic evaluations of the noise emissions of three quieted portable air compressors are presented. The report presents an assessment of the cost to manufacturers to quiet the compressors tested. This assessment incoporates the following: (1) Material and direct labor costs to manufacturers; (2) a noise source diagnosis and an operational performance diagnosis for each unit tested; (3) the estimated quieting costs for alternative designs; and (4) an assessment of the available foreign technology and associated costs to quiet portable air compressors.
Issued also as Environmental protection technology series; 68-01-1547. Final report, Mar. 1974. Includes bibliographical references (page 97). Microfiche.