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Document ID (ISN)69427
CIS number 97-1316
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jacques J.
Title The EN ISO 3740 and EN ISO 9614 standard series for the determination of sound power levels
Original title Les séries de normes EN ISO 3740 et EN ISO 9614 de détermination du niveau de puissance acoustique [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1997, No.166, Note No.2043-166-97, p.91-107. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract This article explains the contents of the ISO standards dealing with methods for determining sound pressure levels from machinery and equipment. Contents: sound power levels; standards and the machinery directive; sound power determination and its accuracy; influence of test sites; allowance for background noise; characteristics of the two types of methods; intensity methods; effort required to determine sound power levels; choice of method. A diagram of the process leading to the choice of a method for evaluating machinery noise emission is proposed.
Descriptors (primary) ISO; noise level measurement; acoustics; sound power
Descriptors (secondary) noise dosimetry; comment on standard; comment on directive; description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise