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Guide to the evaluation of human exposure to noise from large wind turbines

Abstract
Guidance for evaluating human exposure to wind turbine noise is provided and includes consideration of the source characteristics, the propagation to the receiver location, and the exposure of the receiver to the noise. The criteria for evaluation of human exposure are based on comparisons of the noise at the receiver location with the human perception thresholds for wind turbine noise and noise-induced building vibrations in the presence of background noise.

NASA Technical Memorandum 83288, March 1982.
Langley Research Center
Hampton, Virginia

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