ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)35354
CIS number 81-672
ISBN(s) 3-88314-122-4
Year 1980
Convention or series no. Fb 239
Author(s) Schr÷ter H.J., Els H.
Title Acoustic properties of the human head
Original title Die akustischen Eigenschaften des menschlichen Kopfes [in German]
Bibliographic information Bundesanstalt fŘr Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung, Postfach 17 02 02, 4600 Dortmund 17, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980. 179p. Illus. 221 ref. Price: DM.45.00.
Abstract Report on research to establish an objective measuring method for determining the reduction in hearing due to wearing personal hearing protectors, without having to rely on subjective evaluation. Part 1: literature survey; comparison between subjective and objective methods. Part 2: measurement of mechanical impedance of tissue layers and bones of the skull. Part 3: design and construction of an artificial head and results of measurements made on it.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; skull; audiology
Descriptors (secondary) tests on models; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Hearing protection