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airborne sound

Sound that reaches a point in a building by propagation from the source through air.
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Liu, "Anomalous refraction of airborne sound through ultrathin metasurfaces," Scientific Reports, vol.
Based on the current state of research and common complaints with respect to airborne sound transmission, the STC metric for multi-family buildings should include low-frequency transmission down to 50 Hz.
Qualifier automatically supports calculation and reporting according to a variety of national and international standards, making it ideal for testing airborne sound insulation, impact sound insulation and reverberation time.
In the first pathway, vibrations of the transducer produce airborne sounds, some of which reach the ear canal and are transmitted to the cochlea via the conventional pathway for AC.
Ore sklindancio garso izoliacijos matavimas [Acoustics--Laboratory measurement of sound insulation of building elements--Part 2: Measurement of airborne sound insulation].
In the places where airborne sound waves were recorded, the research was repeated for 3 times (the duration of one measurement is 30 s).
The values of single parameter indicators of airborne sound insulation for wall construction from silicate bricks and blocks Konstrukcija Eksperimento rezultatai [D.sub.nT,W] [D.sub.nT,W] + [R'.sub.W] (C; [C.sub.tr]) [C.sub.50-3150] dB dB dB 3 pav.
In Europe the Standardized Level Difference ([D.sub.n][T.sub.w]) as determined by ISO 140-4 (24) and ISO 717-1 (25) is used to measure airborne sound insulation between rooms in the field.
Part 3: Laboratory measurements of airborne sound insulation of building elements
Specific topics include airborne sound level difference between dwellings at low frequencies, applying total loss factor measurements to determine sound insulation, liquid drop impact as a source of sound and vibration, isolating buildings from rail-tunnel vibration, and the vibration response of lightweight wood frame building elements.

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