average sound level

equivalent continuous sound level, average sound level (Leq)

The sound level, expressed in decibels, of a steady sound which has the same A-weighted sound energy as the time-varying sound over the averaging period.
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The 2019 study in the Asian Journal of Medicine and Health found that average sound level of nightclubs in Port Harcourt metropolis was 100.9dBA.
The average sound level on the children's wards at night was 48.24 decibels and up to 50.35 decibels for open bay beds.
The annual average sound level of road traffic noise estimated from the speed-flow diagram.: Applied Acoustics, 74.
The study's main focus will be the average noise levels, also known as day-night average sound level contours, produced by aircraft using the base, said Cory Walters, 434th CES biological scientist.
A study published yesterday found the average sound level in the city's boozers is 92 decibels, more than the safe level of 85 decibels.
Equivalent noise level is the energy average sound level spriememenej during the measurement interval.
* a dose reading where a value of 100% is the maximum allowable exposure to accumulated continuous noise (according to OSHA, a 100% dose occurs for an average sound level of 90 dBA over an 8-hour period);
The average sound level experienced by participants during the almost 2-hour exposure was 100.5 LAeq (dBA).
The average minimal residual sound level for "residential or urban collector" roadways in the area in which the study was conducted was 44 dBA (range 37 to 49.5), the average sound level was 49 dBA (range 45.5 to 53) in Annapolis, and the average sound level was 66 dBA (63.5 to 69) in Atlanta.
The preliminary tests showed an average sound level reduction for operator noise of 1dB(A), with the cab closed and HVAC on.

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