Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 1793-5:2016/AC:2018

Road traffic noise reducing devices - Test method for determining the acoustic performance - Part 5: Intrinsic characteristics - In situ values of sound reflection under direct sound field conditions

Status: Valid

Scope
This European Standard describes a test method for measuring a quantity representative of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection from road noise reducing devices: the reflection index.
The test method is intended for the following applications:
— determination of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection of noise reducing devices to be installed along roads, to be measured either on typical installations alongside roads or on a relevant sample section;
— determination of the in situ intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection of noise reducing devices in actual use;
— comparison of design specifications with actual performance data after the completion of the construction work;
— verification of the long term performance of noise reducing devices (with a repeated application of the method). The test method is not intended for the following applications:
— determination of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection of noise reducing devices to be installed in reverberant conditions, e.g. inside tunnels or deep trenches. Results are expressed as a function of frequency, in one-third octave bands between 100 Hz and 5 kHz. If it is not possible to get valid measurements results over the whole frequency range indicated, the results should be given in a restricted frequency range and the reasons of the restriction(s) should be clearly reported.

Subjects

Noise emitted by means of transport (17.140.30) Road equipment and installations (93.080.30)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-80005849

Edition: 1

Approved: 8/7/2018

No of pages: 68

Correction: SS-EN 1793-5:2016