Acoustic Publications

Noise Guidance

Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999

HM Government (UK)

Posted 1999 Link to Document(s)

ETSU/W/13/00386/REP - Noise Measurements in Windy Conditions

Davis R A and Lower M C

Design guidelines for a wind shield suitable for measurements of wind turbine noise at noise sensitive locations.

Posted 1996 Download

The Assessment and Rating of Noise from Wind Farms

ETSU-R-97 (UK)

Posted 1996 Download

Calculation of Railway Noise (Main Document)

UK Department of Transport

Despite it's age, this document provides the official methodology to be used for assessing noise level, or changes in noise levels, resulting from new or changed railway networks and the rail traffic which use them. It is specified for the 'ascertainment of level of noise' in the 1996 Noise Insulation (Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems) Regulations.

Posted 1995 Download