Noise measurements

World-class experts in the field of sound and vibration measurements discuss everything there is to know about noise measurement.

The most important thing to know about measuring sound measurement is that it’s the transmission of energy through vibrating air particles, which is a form of vibration. As a result, sound measurements are concerned with changes in local air pressure caused by noise energy.

You can study the following topics in this section of the course:

  • ANSI/ASA S1.4-2014/Part 1 / IEC 61672:1-2013 sound level meters and noise sampling
  • IEC 61652 noise dosimeters and noise exposure
  • IEC 61672 noise monitoring terminals and environmental noise monitoring

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Sound Level Meter

Decibel Sound Level Meter A decibel sound level meter measures sound pressure levels in decibels (dB) and comes in various types, including Class 1 and

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Noise directivity

Noise Directivity Improved Methods Of Noise Sources Identification Addressing the role of noise directivity in environmental noise monitoring, this study presents a comparative analysis of

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Noise Monitoring

Noise Monitoring Noise monitoring involves long-term sound monitoring without human interaction and can be categorized into workplace monitoring and environmental noise monitoring.  What is a

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Sound Exposure Level

Sound Exposure Level Sound Exposure Level (SEL) is an acoustic parameter for measuring the total energy of a sound event, allowing for standardized comparison of

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Sound Wave

Sound wave definition, characteristics, and use in acoustics A sound wave is a mechanical disturbance that propagates through a medium such as air, water, or

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Sound frequency

Sound Frequency Sound Frequency: a comprehensive understanding of its nature, analysis methods, and applications is essential for acoustics, impacting human perception, health, and various technological

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Sound Energy

Sound Energy: Definition, Characteristics, and Measurement Techniques Sound energy is a form of mechanical energy propagated through mediums such as air, water, or solids, emanating

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Sound measurements

Sound Measurements Accurate sound measurements are essential for understanding and controlling sound in various applications, including acoustics, audio engineering, and environmental science. Sound Measurements Overview

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Calibration

Calibration Calibration is the process of establishing a relationship between quantity values and corresponding indications, ensuring measurement accuracy, consistency, and reliability. What is a calibration?

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RT60 Reverberation Time

RT60 Reverberation Time Reverberation Time (RT60) is a crucial acoustic parameter for rooms, representing the time it takes for sound energy to decrease by 60

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What is Sound?

What is Sound? A sound is a form of energy that travels through the air, in a form of vibration of air particles. A sound

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Tonality

Tonality Tonality is a measure of sound quality, examining how humans perceive tonal components in acoustics. It involves identifying and measuring tones in sound spectra.

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Noise in schools

Noise in schools Noise in schools can be a major stress factor for teachers, with almost 80% of educators reporting it as a significant concern.

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Noise at Work

Noise at Work Noise at work can have adverse effects on employees’ health and productivity, and there are various regulations and measures in place to

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FFT Fast Fourier Transform

FFT Fast Fourier Transform FFT Fast Fourier Transform allows the decomposition of signals into their constituent sinusoids, enabling analysis in the frequency domain. What is

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Dosimeter

Dosimeter A dosimeter is a portable measuring instrument that is worn on personal clothing. Usually, a dosimeter is attached to clothes with mounting clips, hence

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Best noise dosimeter

Keypad with locking feature  Strong mounting clips LED diode with alarm feature  Bluetooth modem Windscreen with a mounting thread MEMS Microphone Colour display USB connector

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Speech Intelligibility

Speech Intelligibility What is speech intelligibility? Speech intelligibility refers to how well someone can be understood when they’re speaking. The speech that is transmitted across

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