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Year: 2015 | Month: July | Volume: 2 | Issue: 7 | Pages: 455-460

A Review on Effects, Monitoring and Control of Noise Pollution

Sunil Jayant Kulkarni

Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Rapid urbanization and industrialization has improved the living standards of people in developing and developed countries. The problem of water, soil, air and noise pollution is the byproduct of the rapid growth and industrialization. Normally undesired and irritating sound is termed as noise. The noise in industrial, residential and silence zones need to be monitored and controlled. The traffic noise is a major problem in cities and populated areas. The noise of horns is major deterrent. Sound level is alarming during festivals also. It is very important to educate industrial workers, citizens and students about effects of noise pollution and its control methods. The present review provides summery of studies and research carried out on monitoring, analysis, control and modeling of noise pollution and related parameters.

Key words: limits, disorders, regulations, control, monitoring.

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