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Noise Pollution

Learn all about Noise Pollution in this free course and how it can impact your business and life.

Chapter 1 : What is Noise?

Noise is any unwanted or undesired sound. Noise is considered unpleasant and disrupts our hearing. However, the difference between sound and noise differs from person to person. What is noise to one person may not be noise to another.

5 min.

Chapter 2 : Sources of Noise Pollution

Cities today have become the epicenters of noise pollution. Drivers honking horns, road workers drilling roads, aircrafts flying overhead, all of these are sources of noise pollution.

7 min.

Chapter 3 : Characterization of Noise Pollution

Construction and building sites are among many sources of noise pollution. Most of the noise from construction sites is hazardous. Noise emanates from the use of equipment in construction activities

7 min.

Chapter 4 : Prevention & Control of Noise Pollution

Since noise pollution cannot be seen or felt, most of us do not consider it a severe threat. But with a rising population and rapid urbanization, we can no longer ignore the problem. Noise pollution has the potential to cause just as much harm as air and water pollution does.

10 min.

Chapter 5 : Acoustics of Noise

Tackling noise pollution in an industrial environment is a challenging but necessary task. Industrial Noise Control is essential to provide a safe working environment for industrial workers.

5 min.

Chapter 6 : Regulatory Aspects of Noise Pollution

In India, no law deals exclusively with the problem of noise. However, our developed counterparts have worked on regulatory aspects of noise pollution enacting laws to act on noise pollution issues.

5 min.

Aftab

Instructor

Aftab has done masters in Environmental science and is currently working as chief Environmental Advisor with New Delhi State Government.