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BASICS OF SOUND INSULATION: UNDERSTANDING NOISE

 

An introduction to sound

A sound is a vibration of air, a variation in air pressure, that makes the membrane of the ear vibrate thus becoming "audible". Different types of sounds can be defined by... See more

 

How can noise levels be measured?

The unit used in acoustics to define and measure sound intensity is Decibel (dB). Decibel uses a logarithmic scale which works very differently from a linear... See more

  

Actual sound levels VS. noise perception

The intensity of a sound can be measured by using a microphone to convert the sound into power and then interpreting the power obtained in terms of... See more

 

Types of noise

There are many different categories of noise, from natural to man-made. In big cities we are confronted with man-made sounds, often quite aggressive... See more

 

The difference between sound proofing and sound absorption

To understand the difference between sound proofing and sound absorption let's remember how the noise travels: when a sound wave is emitted, it is... See more

 

 

 

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See also:

▶ A SIMPLE SOLUTION AGAINST NOISE: ACOUSTIC CURTAINS

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SOUND INSULATION CURTAINS

HOW TO SOUNDPROOF YOUR HOME WITH CURTAINS

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ACOUSTIC CURTAIN