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Document ID (ISN)38005
CIS number 82-1278
ISSN - Serial title 0174-1098 - Zeitschrift für Lärmbekämpfung
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mayr W.
Title Selection of hearing protectors for optimum speech intelligibility and signal identification
Original title Auswahl des Gehörschutzes im Hinblick auf optimale Sprach- und Signalverständlichkeit [in German]
Bibliographic information 1980, Vol.27, No.4, p.145-147. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Description of a method of calculating ambient acoustic intensity (after E. Zwicker) which can be used to assess interference with message comprehension and signal identification. Comprehension can be improved for noises between 100 and 500Hz in the third-octave spectrum whereas it is problematic for medium and high frequencies and very low frequencies.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; acoustic signalling; speech intelligibility; speech interference; noise
Descriptors (secondary) loudness; description of technique; mathematical analysis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Hearing protection