TG Noise Control


  • Implementation of German Technical Instruction Regarding Noise
  • National Implementation of EU Diretive Relating to Environmental Noise
  • Prediction of Noise Immissions
  • Sound emission of power plant components
  • Sound measurement techniques
  • Noise abatement measures
  • Occupational noise


  • Elaboration and updating of VGB-Standards:
    • Noise Abatement in Power Generation Plants
      VGB-R304 - Fourth Edition 1998 (only available in German)
  • Workshops "Noise Abatement in Thermal Power Plants "
  • Initialisation and supervision of R&D projects:
  • Finished research project (selection)
    Project-No. Brief Description
    56 Sound Insulation of Insulated Steel Sheet Walls Regarding Air-borne Noise and Structure-borne Noise (1985)
    VGB-TW 304
    37 State-of-the-Art of Noise Abatement Techniques on Gas Turbines (2003)
      Acoustic Power Measurements by Means of Intensity Measurements
      Acoustic Power Measurements by Means of Surface Intensity Measurements
      Fluidic Optimisation of Silencers for Wet Cooling Towers
    118 Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Noise Abatement on Throttle Fittings und Steam Reformer Valves (1995)
    Here you can find all ongoing and concluded research projects for Environmental Technology, Chemistry, Safety and Health supported by VGB.