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An example scale showing power ratios x and amplitude ratios √x and dB equivalents 10 log10 x. It is easier to grasp and compare 2- or 3-digit numbers than to compare up to 10 digits. The deci...

Decibel (Loudness) Comparison Chart - Galen Carol Audio

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Decibel (Loudness) Comparison Chart. Here are some interesting numbers, collected from a variety of sources, that help one to understand the volume levels of ...

Decibel Scale | Sound | Khan Academy

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We often use this logarithmic scale to describe the intensity of sound.

What is a decibel, and how is it measured? | HowStuffWorks

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The decibel scale measures sound based on human hearing, which makes it one of the most unusual scientific measurements.

The Decibel Scale: What Is a Decibel (dB)? Noise and Sound Units

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A readable explanation of the decibel scale (dB scale), including dBA and dBC. Also phons and sones, noise units for measuring loudness.

acoustics - Why is the decibel scale logarithmic? - Physics Stack ...

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Mar 10, 2011 ... Logarithmic scales--whether for audio intensities, Earthquake energies, ... Therefore, the decibel scale is not just useful for calculating 3 dB ...

Dangerous Decibels » How Loud is Too Loud?

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Decibel Exposure Time Guidelines. Exposure Time Guidelines. Accepted standards for recommended permissible exposure time for continuous time weighted ...

The Decibel Scale for Sound Intensity and Pressure Robert F

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The Decibel Scale for Sound Intensity and Pressure Robert F. Port. Intensity Power is a measure of work per unit of time, and is measured in watts. For example ...

Understanding dB - JimPrice.Com

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Note that this is a measurement of power, not a measurement of voltage. dbFS - relative to digital full-scale. dB SPL - A measure of sound pressure level.

How decibel sound level meters work - Explain that Stuff

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Jun 4, 2015 ... A Quest sound pressure level meter (decibel meter). ... You have to think about the decibel scale very carefully, because it's a logarithmic scale ...

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dB: What is a decibel? - Physclips.

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graph of dB scale. Definition and examples; Sound files to show the size of a decibel; Standard reference levels ("absolute" sound level); Logarithmic response, ...

Decibels - HyperPhysics

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The decibel scale is a reflection of the logarithmic response of the human ear to ... The sound intensity in decibels above the standard threshold of hearing is ...

Sound and Noise - Characteristics of Sound and the Decibel Scale

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Loudness and the Decibel Scale. Another property of sound or noise is its loudness. A loud noise usually has a larger pressure variation and a weak one has ...