Study on road traffic noise prediction model taking into account the citywide road network

Yasuo Oshino, Keisuke Tsukui, Hisatomo Hanabusa, Ashish Bhaskar, Edward Chung, Masao Kuwahara

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Abstract

For the further noise reduction in the future, the traffic management which controls traffic flow and physical distribution is important. To conduct the measure by the traffic management effectively, it is necessary to apply the model for predicting the traffic flow in the citywide road network. For this purpose, the existing model named AVENUE was used as a macro-traffic flow prediction model. The traffic flow model was integrated with the road vehicles' sound power model, and the new road traffic noise prediction model was established. By using this prediction model, the noise map of entire city can be made. In this study, first, the change of traffic flow on the road network after the establishment of new roads was estimated, and the change of the road traffic noise caused by the new roads was predicted. As a result, it has been found that this prediction model has the ability to estimate the change of noise map by the traffic management. In addition, the macro-traffic flow model and our conventional micro-traffic flow model were combined, and the coverage of the noise prediction model was expanded.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTurkish Acoustical Society - 36th International Congress and Exhibition on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2007 ISTANBUL
Pages4770-4775
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event36th International Congress and Exhibition on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2007 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 2007 Aug 282007 Aug 31

Publication series

NameTurkish Acoustical Society - 36th International Congress and Exhibition on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2007 ISTANBUL
Volume7

Other

Other36th International Congress and Exhibition on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2007
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Period07/8/2807/8/31

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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