MEASUREMENT OF NOISE POLLUTION SHOPPING CENTRE AND AROUND SELÇUKLU REGION IN KONYA
- 1. Selçuk University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Konya, Turkey
- 2. Selçuk University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Konya, Turkey
- 3. Engineering and Natural Science Faculty, Konya Technical University, Konya, Turkey
Abstract: Noise pollution is one of the most important problems of our age. Noise comes from various sources. There are two kinds of noise sources. The first is noise sources according to the way the sounds are born, the noise inside the structure, the noise outside the structure. The second is acoustic sources of noise; acoustic noise sources, spot noise sources, linear noise sources, and planar noise sources. There are negative effects on physical environment, social environment and psychology when noise limit values are exceeded. The passage of rail transport systems through and near residential areas affects the noise generated by the explosives used in mining activities and has a negative effect on the physical environment. It has been observed that noise have caused people psychological as depression, and patients in noisy hospitals have been treated for a long time according to the patients being treated in quiet hospitals. The measurements were made at Kent Plaza Shopping Centre in Bedir Region, Selçuklu, Konya Konya. According to our measurement results, noisy threshold values have been detected. and. Extreme noisy points beyond the limit values have been identified and it needs precautions taken as Turkish regulation.