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Document ID (ISN)101943
CIS number 03-887
Year 1997
Convention or series no. ISO 10843:1997
Title Acoustics - Methods for the description and physical measurement of single impulses or series of impulses
Original title Acoustique - Métrique et techniques pour le mesurage physique de bruits impulsionnels isolés ou en courtes rafales [in French]
Bibliographic information International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Case postale 56, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland, 1st ed., 1997. iv, 23p. Illus. 40 ref.
Abstract This international standard describes preferred methods for the characterization and the physical measurement of single impulsive sounds or short series of impulsive sounds, such as those produced by explosions, artillery fire, bombing or similar activities, sonic booms, pistol and rifle fire, and cartridge-operated tools and machines. It also describes the preferred methods for the presentation of data. Two different kinds of measurements are considered: phase-sensitive parameters that directly characterize the variation of sound pressure with time, and time-integrated quantities such as frequency-weighted sound exposure level or sound energy level.
Descriptors (primary) impulse noise; ISO; description of technique; noise measurement; acoustics
Descriptors (secondary) sound intensity; cartridge-assisted hand tools; impact noise; gunfire noise; noise level; standard; sound power
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceISO
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise