Acoustic Power

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acoustic power

[ə′küs·tik ′pau̇·ər]

Power, Acoustic


the energy carried by a sound wave through a particular surface per unit time; it is measured in watts. A distinction is made between the instantaneous value of acoustic power and the average over the period of an oscillation or a prolonged time interval. Of greatest interest is the average acoustic power per unit area, which is called the sound intensity.

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The final expression for calculating the total level of acoustic power generated by a steam discharge from a power generating boilers is,
The exterior noise power (ENP) around the vehicle is defined as the acoustic power radiated to the far-field and then can be calculated as an integration of the far-field acoustic intensity over a closed surface which encloses the vehicle at large distance from vehicle.
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2]; W is acoustic power, W; S is surface area through which during particular time acoustic power permeates, [m.
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as it is fitted into a vehicle and represents a significant reduction in the amount of acoustic power emitted.

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