GUIDE FOR THE USE OF SOUND - MEASURING EQUIPMENT PART 1 - PORTABLE SOUND LEVEL METERS

This document is a guide on the use of sound level meters for the taking of objective sound measurements according to standardized procedures. Guidance is given on types of sound level meters, types of sounds and their identification, measurement techniques, and the reporting of information obtained. Calibration of the equipment is also described. The guide applies to the use of portable sound level meters. Some references are made to more complex instrumentation but this document is not intended to cover such equipment. The guide also applies to microphones, extension cables, windscreens and calibration equipment normally supplied with portable sound level meters. The guide describes the application of sound level meters under various environmental and physical conditions, in order that measurements will be reproducible and comparable. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Standards Association of Australia

    Standards House, 80 Arthur Street
    North Sydney 2060, New South Wales,   Australia 
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 30 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00323073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB Group Limited
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MP44, Part 1-1979 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM