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Frequencies Rotation at High Sound Pressure Levels Toward Low Frequencies

Hadi Negahdari1, Sirus Javadpour2,*, Faramarz Moattar3

1 Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2 Materials Science and Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
3 Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

* Corresponding Author: Sirus Javadpour. Email: email

Sound & Vibration 2020, 54(4), 237-246. https://doi.org/10.32604/sv.2020.011086

Abstract

Today, analyzing of sound pressure level and frequency is considered as an important index in human society. Sound experts believe that analyzing of these parameters can help us to better understanding of work environments. Sound measurements and frequency analysis did to fix the harmful frequency in all sections in Shiraz gas power plant with sound analyzer model BSWA 308. The sound pressure levels (LP) and the one and one-third octave band were continuously measured in A and C weighting networks and slow mode for time response. Excel 2013 and Minitab 18.1 software used for statistical calculations. Results analyzed by Minitab 18.1 software. The highest harmful frequency in Shiraz Gas Power Plant (SGPP) was 50 Hz with 115 dB. The sound pressure level (SPL) ranged from 45 dB to 120 dB in one-third octave band and weighting network C. The maximum sound pressure level was in Craft electricity generator with 105.3 dB and 67 Hz. Sound pressure level in surrounded environment was 120 dB. According to the results, in this industry the sound pressure level exceeded the Occupational Exposure Level of Iran (OEL). The value of sound pressure level were higher than the Standard of occupational health. SGPP consumes 47000 cubic meters of natural gas per hour to produce 100 MW (Mega Watt) of electricity. It is very high and it is not economical and cost effective. These numbers indicate that the power plant’s efficiency is low. It could be concluded that the noise pollution is an important issue in these industries. Moreover, SGPP produce noise with loss energy. Frequencies rotation at high sound pressure levels toward low frequencies were happened.

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Negahdari, H., Javadpour, S., Moattar, F. (2020). Frequencies rotation at high sound pressure levels toward low frequencies. Sound & Vibration, 54(4), 237-246. https://doi.org/10.32604/sv.2020.011086
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Negahdari H, Javadpour S, Moattar F. Frequencies rotation at high sound pressure levels toward low frequencies. Sound Vib . 2020;54(4):237-246 https://doi.org/10.32604/sv.2020.011086
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H. Negahdari, S. Javadpour, and F. Moattar "Frequencies Rotation at High Sound Pressure Levels Toward Low Frequencies," Sound Vib. , vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 237-246. 2020. https://doi.org/10.32604/sv.2020.011086



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