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Noise pollution at school environment located in residential area

Ibrahim, Zulkepli and Richard, Hazel Kiddo (2000) Noise pollution at school environment located in residential area. Jurnal Kejuruteraan Awam, 12 (2). pp. 47-62. ISSN 0128-0147


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Noise pollution around the educational area can negatively affect the performance of both teachers and students. The noise level should be around the range of 35 dBA to 55 dBA in the school area. Little attention has been given by individuals or government concerning noise pollution in schools' surrounding. A study of this problem is presented in this paper by doing some measurement on the noise level at schools located in residential areas case study at Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Skudai, Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Universiti IV and Sekolah Menengah Taman Universiti has been conducted to measure noise level in its surrounding. The results from this study shows that the rate of noise level in Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Skudai is very high and not suitable for schools' environment.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:noise pollution, noise level, school environment
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:8430
Deposited By: Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:28 Apr 2009 11:04
Last Modified:02 Jun 2010 09:55

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