EN 1793-1:1997

Road traffic noise reducing devices - Test method for determining the acoustic performance - Part 1: Intrinsic characteristics of sound absorption

Publication date:   Jun 30, 2004

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Nov 14, 2012


CEN/TC 226 Road equipment

European Norm

17.140.30   Noise emitted by means of transport | 93.080.30   Road equipment and installations



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This part of prEN 1793 specifies the laboratory method for measuring the sound absorption of flat noise barriers or flat cladding for retaining walls or tunnels. It covers the assessment of the intrinsic sound absorption performance of roadside noise reducing devices which can reasonably be assembled inside the testing facility described in EN 20354.

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Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

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EN 1793-1:1997
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Nov 14, 2012