Daniela Siano

Istituto Motori CNR

Daniela Siano was born in Naples - Italy, and graduated in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy in 1994. Until 2001, she was a researcher in the Acoustic and Vibration Department at C.I.R.A. (Italian Aerospace Research Center). From 2001 until now, she has been a researcher at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) in the field of acoustic and vibration in the transport field. She is responsible for the Acoustic and Vibration Laboratory. She is qualified to University Associate Professor – Sector Machines and Systems for Energy and Environment, and is also qualified in the Engineer Profession. She had a scholarship granted by M.A.R.S.- Microgravity Advanced Research and Support - Dornier GmbH (Friedrichshafen - Germany), Euromaster in \"Total Quality Management\" at DIMP – Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering – University of Naples Federico II – Italy, as well as assistant in “Fluid Machines I”, “Fluid Machines II”, and “Applied Mechanics”. She is the tutor of more than 30 Master\'s students and 7 Ph.D. students. She is an expert evaluator within the EU 6th and 7th Framework Research Programme, in Transport-Aeronautics in 2006 and 2007. She is a project expert evaluator in the Ministry of Economic Development, Italy. She is a referee for different international journals and session organizers collaborating with SAE conferences. She is the author of more than 100 scientific papers published in international journals and conferences proceedings and editor of two scientific books: ‘Noise Control, Reduction and Cancellation Solutions in Engineering’, ISBN 978-953-307-918-9, 308 pages, DOI: 10.5772/1375, and ‘Fuel Injection’, ISBN 978-953-307-116-9, 262 pages, DOI: 10.5772/55402.

Daniela Siano

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Noise pollution is one of the factors that affect the quality of life of the general population, especially in urban areas, where the noise levels are often high due to the presence of numerous sources, such as transport infrastructures, activities production and commercial areas, entertainment venues and other sound sources which, although temporary, such as construction sites and outdoor music events, affect general noise levels. Even if noise is one of the oldest pollutants referred to in history, for years, the problem of noise pollution has been often considered less important than others related to the environment, such as air pollution, water pollution, and waste management.The regulations in force to contain the noise have become increasingly stringent as each individual is constantly exposed to noise and often the noise is treated just as a scourge of modern society. Making noise is becoming easier and cheaper each day, but just the opposite for controlling it. Deeper studies are needed to understand the core of current noise problems; new materials and techniques are needed to control them. This book is a combination of theory and practice based on the latest research. The studies in this book range from evaluation methods for the perception of noise and outline forecast criteria that can be integrated with applications for acoustic mapping as well as the use of innovative techniques and materials for its abatement. The main purpose of this book, organized in 8 chapters, is to provide an overview of the recent studies in this field and the applications in different research studies. The authors, contributing to the success of this book, provide a series of practical applications of their recent studies aimed at the reduction of noise in different environments. The editors would like to thank all the authors who, through their studies and research, have accepted our invitation to share recent discoveries in this field with the scientific community.

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