peak sound pressure

peak sound pressure

The maximum instantaneous sound pressure (a) for a transient or impulsive sound of short time duration, or (b) for a sound of long duration, over a specified time interval.
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The peak sound pressure level at 6 meters was 109 dB (A).
Innovative technologies provide BeoLab 9 with adequate power at all times and also protects its circuits, permitting them to run smoothly and safely even at peak sound pressure levels.
But in this year's licensing conditions, the local authority state: "The peak sound pressure level in any public area of the site shall not exceed 140 decibels.
Cpk] (C-weighted peak sound pressure level) > 135 A-weighted decibels [dB(A)]}.
1 In December 1980, industrial hygienists with the Occupational Environmental Health Service, Naval Regional Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, conducted impact noise measurements during weapons firing at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Glynco, Georgia (outdoor range); in April 1984, a private firm measured peak sound pressure levels in the FLETC indoor firearms range; in July 1991, the authors conducted similar tests at the U.
All speakers that receive THX certification must meet stringent performance parameters, including: bandwidth, frequency balance, peak sound pressure levels and the ability to play up to their rated output level.
All speakers that receive THX certification must meet stringent performance parameters, including: bandwidth, frequency balance, minimum peak sound pressure levels and the ability to play up to their rated output level.