Acoustic Glossary - a guide to noise measurement terms

Acoustic Glossary – A Guide to Common Noise Measurement Terms

Are you bamboozled by Bels, confused by Calibration, or left-wanting by Weightings? Let our industry guide to acoustic terms and definitions help you.

We have compiled a guide to some of the most common noise measurement terms to help you understand how and why we measure noise. In our guide, we’ve listed the acoustic terms alphabetically with a short explanation for each and with a link to sections or products on our website if relevant.  Just click on the letter you want below.

Go to the Guide to Common Noise Measurement Terms.

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Acoustic Glossary - a guide to noise measurement terms

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