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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decibel

An example scale showing power ratios x, amplitude ratios √x, and dB equivalents 10 log10 x. The decibel (symbol: dB) is a logarithmic unit used to express the ratio of two values of a ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/mechanical-waves-and-sound/sound-topic/v/decibel-scale

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

www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/dB.htm

dB scale with some rough examples We said above that the decibel is a ratio. So, when it is used to give the sound ...

gbhsweb.glenbrook225.org/gbs/science/phys/Class/sound/u11l2b.html

Lesson 2: Sound Properties and Their Perception. Intensity and the Decibel Scale. Sound waves are introduced into a medium by the vibration of an object.

www.noisehelp.com/decibel-scale.html

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

science.howstuffworks.com/question124.htm

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

www.cs.indiana.edu/~port/teach/641/decibel_scale.html

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 ...

dangerousdecibels.org/education/information-center/decibel-exposure-time-guidelines

Decibel Exposure Time Guidelines ... see the tabs at the bottom of the page to find sound levels for settings occupational, non-occupational, military, aircraft, etc .

www.brightstorm.com/science/physics/vibration-and-waves/decibel-scale

The decibel scale is used to measure the intensity of sound waves. A wave with an intensity of 0 decibels is impossible to hear. Normal speech, on the other ...