Noise Pollution in SSBT’S College Campus

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Dr.M.Husain, Dr.S.L.Patil, Himanshu Maurya, Pushkar Lathi, Rohit More, Tanusvi Koppisetti, Yugandhara Ingale
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Dr.M.Husain, Dr.S.L.Patil, Himanshu Maurya, Pushkar Lathi, Rohit More, Tanusvi Koppisetti, Yugandhara Ingale, "Noise Pollution in SSBT’S College Campus," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 3, pp. 14-17, 2015. Crossref,


Sound that is unwanted or disrupts one‘s quality of life is called as noise. When there is lot of noise in the environment, it is termed as noise pollution. Sound becomes undesirable when it disturbs the normal activities such as working, sleeping, and during conversations. It is an underrated environmental problem because of the fact that we can‘t see, smell, or taste it. Community noise, or environmental noise, is one of the most common pollutants. It is defined by the World Health Organization as noise emitted from all sources, except noise at the industrial workplace. ‗Community noise includes the primary sources of road, rail and air traffic, industries, construction and public works and the neighborhood (WHO, 1999).Environmental noise is increasingly becoming a community concern internationally. Considerable efforts have been made over about the last four decades to reduce noise impacts from transportation sources such as road and rail traffic and aircraft. Nonetheless, many of the benefits of these efforts have been lost due to increased traffic volumes (by all modes) for longer periods of the day and evening. At the same time increases in urban population have resulted in greater exposure of a larger percentage of the population to the increased noise levels. World Health Organization stated that ―Noise must be recognized as a major threat to human wellbeing. Noise pollution can damage physiological and psychological health. High blood pressure, stress related illness, sleep disruption, hearing loss, and productivity loss are the problems related to noise pollution. It can also cause memory loss, severe depression, and panic attacks. Shram Sadhana Bombay Trust College Of Engineering & Technology Bambhori Jalgaon, is an ancient college of Jalgaon, has started facing severe noise pollution problems. Day-time urban noise quality assessment was studied in College campus for various zones viz.class rooms, principal office, library, parking, canteen, sports complex, and workshop. Noise pollution indices viz. L10, L50, L90, noise climate (NC), equivalent continuous noise level (Leq), noise pollution level (Lnp) and noise exposure index (NEI) were computed for all zones. Results indicate that highest Leq of 79.1dB was observed in parking at morning, classroom followed by 65.6 dB, library followed by 53.1 dB.


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