Acoustic Insulation Design of Noise in Welding Plant through Screens
Alexi Delgado1, Areli Luyo2, Mario Moreno3, Chiara Carbajal4

1Alexi Delgado*, Department of Engineering, Mining Engineering Section, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru.
2Areli Luyo, Environmental Engineering Faculty, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru.
3Mario Moreno, Environmental Engineering Faculty, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru.
4Chiara Carbajal, Administration Program, Universidad de Ciencias y Humanidades, Lima, Peru.

Manuscript received on October 13, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 4776-4779 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: 4781119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A4781.119119
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Abstract: Noise is one of the industrial hygiene agents of greatest concern, which explains the large amount of regulations and literature that attempt to reduce it. In most industries in Peru and the world the welding process is indispensable as part of their production process, nevertheless this activity involves several risks for people, not only for those who perform the activity but also those who are adjacent to it, within these risks, exposure to high levels of noise is one of the most difficult to control because the control at the source of noise is almost, one of the great passive controls in noise reduction is the use of screens or acoustic curtains. It is for this reason that the objective of this article is to propose a design of acoustic barriers through screens, responding to the problem of noise generated in welding workshops. The stages in the process of designing acoustic screens for a welding plant are presented in chronological order.
Keywords: Acoustic Screen, Noise, Sound Level, Welding plant.
Scope of the Article: Welding Technology