Müller, Uwe and Schütte, Martin (2006) Sound engineering for aircraft (SEFA) : First results of listening examinations. In: 2006 Inter-Noise Proceedings, Paper N° IN06-362. Inter-Noise 2006 (35th International Congress on Noise Control Engineering), 2006-12-03 - 2006-12-06, Honolulu, Hawaii (USA).
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Against the background of steadily increasing air traffic and more and more people being affected by aircraft noise, additional efforts are necessary to investigate alternative means for the acceptance of aircraft noise, since the potential of reducing noise will be limited in the future in view of current progress in technical research after having been realized in practice. Therefore a novel approach for manipulating aircraft sounds has been launched by a multi-disciplinary research group, taking into account the frequency spectrum of sounds. A major objective of the project `Sound Engineering for Aircraft´ (SEFA) is to reduce annoyance of people affected by aircraft noise by revealing and ranking the most disturbing aircraft sounds and define target sounds which are perceived as more pleasant and that can be technically achieved by aircraft manufacturers in the future. This requires extensive psychometric examinations in an inter-cultural setting. Results and rankings of most common current aircraft sounds, originally recorded at European airports, and of synthetically modified aircraft sounds will be presented, acquainted in extensive laboratory examinations in seven European countries using Paired Comparison and Semantic Differential data. The SEFA project (Feb 2004 - Jan 2007) is supported by the EC, 6th framework program and involves 20 partners from 8 different countries.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)|
|Title:||Sound engineering for aircraft (SEFA) : First results of listening examinations|
|Journal or Publication Title:||2006 Inter-Noise Proceedings, Paper N° IN06-362|
|Keywords:||Frequency spectrum of sounds, annoyance, psychometric examinations, disturbing aircraft sounds|
|Event Title:||Inter-Noise 2006 (35th International Congress on Noise Control Engineering)|
|Event Location:||Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2006-12-03 - 2006-12-06|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Aeronautics|
|HGF - Program Themes:||L VU - Air Traffic and Environment (old)|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L VU - Air Traffic and Environment|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L - Quiet Air Traffic (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Flight Physiology|
|Deposited By:||Louise Mawet|
|Deposited On:||28 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 13:32|
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