Item description for Urban Forest Acoustics by Voichita Bucur...
Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics:- dendrological characteristics of trees- factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts- equipment for in situ noise measurements- acoustical sensors for the measurement of tree characteristics- noise attenuation in situ due to the ground and scattering by trees, trunks, foliage, branches- protection against traffic noise from highways, railways, aircraft- relations between urban noise and trees, birds, and insects- fire control- economic aspects related to the value of urban trees.The book is of particular interest to those concerned with environmental management, noise control, and urban forestry. It is an invaluable source of information for environmental managers, foresters, acousticians, engineers, architects, scientists, and students.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Jun 14, 2006
ISBN 3540307834 ISBN13 9783540307839
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More About Voichita Bucur
2005 Silver medal "SociA(c)tA(c) d'Encouragement au ProgrA]s" Paris, France
1993-1994 cited in Who's Who - Publications Board
1999 Professor - honorific- University Transylvania- Brasov, Roumania
1978-2005 senior Scientist at INRA -Centre de Recherches ForestiA]res de Nancy, France
since 1979- participation to numerous international conferences on nondestructive testing, ultrasonics, wood, musical instruments
- 1984 Ph D thesis - Dr. Ing. on "ultrasonics and wood" -Institut SupA(c)rieur de MatA(c)riaux, St. Ouen- Paris, France
1962 diploma on "wood mechanics" Polytechnic Institute, University Transylvania, Brasov, Roumania
Voichita Bucur has an academic affiliation as follows - Universite Henri Poincare, Nancy, France.