Sound Pollution Management
A low sound is pleasant, whereas, loud sound is unpleasant and is commonly referred to as "Noise". Noise can be defined as an unpleasant and unwanted sound. Sound pollution causes due to industrialized urban life and congestion and over population. Noise pollution is not fatal to human life, yet its importance cannot be overlooked, because repeated exposure to sound reduces the sleeping hours and productivity or efficiency of a human being. Sound is not a chemical, it is simply a wave motion in air. As such it does not accumulate in the environment. Sound waves travel through the medium from the source where the sound is produced to the recipient or listener. Surface motor vehicles, including automobiles, trucks and motorcycles produce approximately 85 per cent of all intrusive environmental noise. Sound pollution causes a large array of annoyance effects and behavioural change in human and animals, it causes frustration and sleep disturbance. To live healthy, peacefully, stress free life, we need pollution free environment society. Sound pollution causes various problems for human being, so it need due consideration. This book is very much helpful to all the science students, general public, government, planners, engineers, scholars, persons of industrial sectors and others who are dealing with environment.