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Nature volume 140, page 637 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation



THE author is well known for being in the forefront of noise studies. The present little book is suitable for the scientific worker who has not yet become acquainted with the many aspects of the noise problem, and for the general reader, who ought to be impressed by the manner in which a social problem can be attacked when treated scientifically. The measurement of noise level and the definition of the phon scale are carefully explained, but the feature of this little book is the amount of well-balanced information which is presented in such agreeable terms.

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