The levels of noise recorded in the campus of Babylon University


The noise levels were measured in different colleges of Babylon university campus and throughout each department of colleges. The measurements were done by using the devise of noise meters (NM 104) at three points which is the entrance of the department, the hallways and inside classes and take the average value.The result showed the level of noise in all colleges range 50.4 -77.3, 52.4 - 77 and 60.3-85 decibel at entrance, hallways and classes respectively. All the colleges and there departments exceeded the limits proposed by WHO which 35 dB in classes and 55dB outside, which can led to loss of communication between the teachers and the students in classroom, and lowering the comprehension of students