DOI

10.17077/etd.qun4tq56

Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Summer 2017

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Degree Name

MS (Master of Science)

Degree In

Occupational and Environmental Health

First Advisor

Peters, Thomas M

First Committee Member

Anthony, T Renée

Second Committee Member

Thomas, Geb W

Abstract

Noise is a pervasive workplace hazard that varies spatially and temporally. Hazard mapping is a useful way to communicate intensity and distribution of noise sources in the workplace. These maps can be created using a stationary network of sensors, although the cost of noise measurement instruments has prohibited their use in such a network. The objectives for this work were to (1) develop an inexpensive noise sensor (

Keywords

Hazard Evaluation, Inexpensive Sensors, Noise, Sensor Technology

Pages

vii, 48 pages

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-37).

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright © 2017 Laura Ann Hallett

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