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Sound Pressure Levels

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This site contains information on Sound Pressure Levels.  It discusses how SPL are related to loudness and how to calculate SPL.  SPL are measured in decibels.  Zero decibels being just barely load enough to hear and 140 decibels being equivalent to a jet plane taking off or my car which registers close to 150 decibels!  This site, although fairly boring to look at, is set-up similar to a lesson plan for class.  With readings on the material and questions that follow to... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: December 12, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 23, 2009
Submitter: Eric Hackel


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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