Basilio Martel-Rodriguez's research while affiliated with Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and other places

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This research has a twofold environmental benefit. On the one hand, there is the recycling of a waste by-product and, on the other hand, the reduction of traffic noise pollution levels. The objective of this study is to determine and evaluate the use of a mixture of shredded palm tree pruning waste with dampened topsoil in the construction of noise...


... Various materials are utilized for preparing acoustic panels; absorbing and soft materials are the most efficient for attenuating noise intensity [12]. Some of the materials generate waste all along the manufacturing period of various noise barriers, which undesirably affect the environment [13]. The natural resources are depleted by using conventional materials such as wood, concrete, steel etc. for making acoustic panels which also creates criticism in public against aesthetics. ...