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Fundamentals of Acoustics. Psychoacoustics and Hearing. Acoustical MeasurementsThese are 3 chapters that will appear in a book titled "Building Acoustical Design", edited by Charles Salter. They are designed to introduce the reader to fundamental concepts of acoustics, particularly as they relate to the built environment. "Fundamentals of Acoustics" reviews basic concepts of sound waveform frequency, pressure, and phase. "Psychoacoustics and Hearing" discusses the human interpretation sound pressure as loudness, particularly as a function of frequency. "Acoustic Measurements" gives a simple overview of the time and frequency weightings for sound pressure measurements that are used in acoustical work.
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Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Begault, Durand R.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Ahumada, Al
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1997
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PROJECT: RTOP 199-06-12
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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