Rapid advances in adaptive signal processing are making active noise control products a practicable proposition. One unit available in the industry was chosen in this study to evaluate its application and effectiveness in controlling noise in ventilation systems. Its performance with aerodynamic and static noises was evaluated against the conventional duct lining approach. Experimental results indicate that the system is applicable in air-conditioning systems despite the existence of some constraints that have to be taken care of. It is proposed to use the equipment to supplement the traditional dissipative silencer for noise level control and for the achievement of spectrum balance.
|Number of pages
|Building Services Engineering Research and Technology
|Published - 1 Jan 1996
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Building and Construction