'I suggest that with respect to the description of wind turbine noise it is a matter of terminology that needs a shift as follows: The language should be pulsations at an infrasound rate. Modulation of the entire signal at an infrasound rate. (Zwicker and Fastl call this fluctuation as a sensation detected by the ear). AM is present as some discrete low frequencies modulated at the bpf. UK method of AM is determining the modulation index of the fluctuating signal (not technically AM). You can determine the Modulation Index of the low frequency noise that is AM.' -Steven Cooper.
November 6, 2019 By Sherri Lange-Master Resource Source: https://www.masterresource.org/wind-turbine-noise-issues/sensing-not-hearing-cooper-qa-1/ Congratulations to Steven Cooper on his appointment to the European Acoustics Association Technical Committee on Noise, as the group leader on wind turbine noise, and on presenting three papers at the International Congress on Acoustics in Germany. ~DeFrock. “But wind turbine noise issues are not just … Continue reading ‘Sensing but not Hearing’: Steven Cooper On Wind Turbine Nuisance-Part 1.
'The interference with family and home is a fact. It is arbitrary in that people are subject to interference as others use their own criteria, generally directed at maximising the interferer’s profit to site their machines.'
'Independent acoustical and medical professionals(xiii) are satisfied that victims are exposed to airborne pressure waves (sound) and possibly ground borne pressure waves (vibration) to the point which is, for some victims, unbearable and quite clearly cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment'.
Written in 2016 by Peter Mitchell; 'Human rights and wind energy projects' will be posted on DeFrock in five parts. http://en.friends-against-wind.org/justice/human-rights-and-wind-energy-projects This document is a review of the possible breaches by wind energy projects of various of the human rights of people living in the vicinity of a wind project. It identifies and considers a number … Continue reading Human Rights And Wind Energy Projects-Part 3.
'An understanding of the nature of the sound pressure waves(v) emitted by turbines and the impacts of that energy upon neighbours is essential to any assessment of the possible breaching of human rights'.
Industry spin and uncritical but determined admirers of wind energy have encouraged the political and public view of the wind industry as beyond criticism and critical analysis. In contrast people living in the vicinity of Wind Energy Projects (WEPs) have been suffering both mentally and physically since turbines have appeared in their previously quiet, peaceful and healthy environments.