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Research Into Noise And Vibration From Building Mounted Micro-Turbines - NO0225

To research the quantification of vibration from a micro turbine, and to develop a method of prediction of vibration and structure borne noise in a wide variety of installations in the UK.
The objectives of the study are as follows:

1) Develop a methodology to quantify the amount of source vibration from a building mounted micro wind turbine installation, and to predict the level of vibration and structure-borne noise impact within such buildings in the UK.

2) Test and validate the hypothesis on a statically robust sample size

3) Report the developed methodology in a form suitable for widespread adoption by industry and regulators, and report back on the suitability of the method on which to base policy decisions for a future inclusion for building mounted turbines in the GPDO.
Project Documents
• Final Report : NANR 244 Final Report Part 1   (1403k)
• Final Report : NANR 244 Final Report Part 2   (3065k)
• Final Report : NANR 244 Final Report Part 3   (1304k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2010

Cost: £134,882
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Salford
Environmental Protection              
Local Environmental Quality              
Fields of Study