Analysis of Urban Traffic Noise at Weekends – Case Study
RADZISZEWSKI Leszek, BĄKOWSKI Andrzej, BURDZIK Rafał and WARCZEK Jandownload PDF
Abstract. The study carried out an analysis of the urban traffic noise parameters on Sundays and Saturdays. The results of noise simulations according to the Cnossos-EU model were compared with the sound level calculated by a permanent automatic sound and traffic volume monitoring station. The variations in results were evaluated. Analyzes carried out showed that the traffic of passenger vehicles is the main source of road noise. A very good agreement of the noise values determined according to the Cnossos-EU model and the measured ones was obtained. The maximum noise values on Sundays are only slightly smaller than on Saturdays. The shape of the noise diagram and the noise values at individual hours of the day on Saturdays are different than on Sundays. An experimental model of noise variability at weekends has been proposed. The equations describing the variability of the equivalent sound level were validated. Fit factor R2 of the proposed equations to the experimental data ranges from 0.85 to 0.94.
Variability of Urban Traffic Noise at Weekend, Cnossos-EU Model Validation
Published online 7/20/2022, 7 pages
Copyright © 2022 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: RADZISZEWSKI Leszek, BĄKOWSKI Andrzej, BURDZIK Rafał and WARCZEK Jan, Analysis of Urban Traffic Noise at Weekends – Case Study, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 24, pp 294-300, 2022
The article was published as article 43 of the book Terotechnology XII
Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.
 S. Domazetovska, M. Anachkova, V. Gavriloski, Z. Petreski. Influence of the traffic flow in urban noise pollution, Proc. 2020 Int. Congress on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2020, Seoul, Korean Society of Noise and Vibration Engineering, art. 166585.
 R. Benocci, A. Molteni, M. Cambiaghi, F. Angelini, H.E. Roman, G. Zambon. Reliability of DYNAMAP traffic noise prediction. Applied Acoustics 156 (2019) 142-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2019.07.004
 T. Figlus, J. Gnap, T. Skrucany, P. Szafraniec. Analysis of the influence of different means of transport on the level of traffic noise. Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Śląskiej, series Transport, 97 (2017) 27-38. https://doi.org/10.20858/sjsutst.2017.97.3
 R. Sanchez-Sanchez, J.C. Fortes-Garrido, J.P. Bolivar. Noise monitoring networks as tools for smart city decision-making. Archives of Acoustics 43 (2018) 103-112. https://doi.org/10.24425/118085
 E. M. Salomons, M. Berghauser Pont. Urban traffic noise and the relation to urban density, form, and traffic elasticity. Landscape and Urban Planning 108 (2012) 2-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.06.017
 P. Mioduszewski, J.A. Ejsmont, J. Grabowski, D. Karpiński. Noise map validation by continuous noise monitoring. Applied Acoustics 72 (2011) 582-589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2011.01.012
 J. Wierzbicki, W. Batko. Uncertainty of noise mapping software. Proc. 7th European Conf. Noise Control 2008, EURONOISE 2008 (2008): 1955-1958.
 W. Batko, P. Pawlik, New approach to the uncertainty assessment of acoustic effects in the environment. Archives of Acoustics 37.1 (2012): 57-61.
 W.M. Batko, B. Stępień. Type A standard uncertainty of long-term noise indicators. Archives of Acoustics 39 (2014): 25-36. https://doi.org/10.2478/aoa-2014-0004
 J. Warczek, R. Burdzik, Ł. Konieczny, G. Siwiec. Frequency analysis of noise generated by pneumatic wheels. Archives of Acoustics 42 (2017) 459-467. https://doi.org/10.1515/aoa-2017-0048
 M. Smiraglia, R. Benocci, G. Zambon, H.E. Roman. Predicting Hourly Traffic Noise from Traffic Flow Rate Model: Underlying Concepts for the DYNAMAP Project, Noise Mapp. 3 (2016) 130–139. https://doi.org/10.1515/noise-2016-0010
 A. Bąkowski, L. Radziszewski. Analysis of the Traffic Parameters on a Section in the City of the National Road during Several Years of Operation. Communications – Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina 24 (2022) A12-A25. https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2022.1.A12-A25
 A. Bąkowski, V. Dekys, L. Radziszewski, Z. Skrobacki. Validation of Traffic Noise Models, AIP Conf. Proc. 2077 (2019) art. 020005. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5091866
 E.M. Salomons, H. Zhou, W.J.A. Lohman. Efficient numerical modeling of traffic noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127 (2010) 796–803. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3273890
 A. Can, L. Leclercq, J. Lelong, D. Botteldooren. Traffic noise spectrum analysis: Dynamic modeling vs. experimental observations. Applied Acoustics 71 (2010) 764–770 https://doi.org/0.1016/j.apacoust.2010.04.002
 P. Kumar, S.P. Nigam, N. Kumar. Vehicular traffic noise modeling using artificial neural network approach. Transportation Research Part C:Emerging Technologies 40 (2014) 111-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2014.01.006
 X. Zhang, H. Kuehnelt, W. De Roeck. Traffic Noise Prediction Applying Multivariate Bi-Directional Recurrent Neural Network. Applied Sciences 11 (2021) art. 2714. https://doi.org/10.3390/app11062714
 X. Lu, J. Kang, P. Zhu, J. Cai, F. Guo, Y. Zhang. Influence of urban road characteristics on traffic noise, Transportation Research Part D:Transport and Environment 75 (2019) 136-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2019.08.026
 J. Pietraszek, N. Radek, K. Bartkowiak. Advanced Statistical Refinement of Surface Layer’s Discretization in the Case of Electro-Spark Deposited Carbide-Ceramic Coatings Modified by a Laser Beam. Solid State Phenomena 197 (2013) 198-202. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.197.198