American standard specification for general-purpose sound level meters by American Standards Association

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Other titlesGeneral-purpose sound level meters
ContributionsAcoustical Society of America
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Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
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Sound Level Meters: Electroacoustics - Sound level meters This is the most recent sound level meter standard and the one that modern measurement regulations will require.

Grades in order of accuracy: Class 1, Class 2: IEC Sound Level Meters: Specification for Sound Level Meters This standard has been superseded by IEC   BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Office of the Federal Register Washington, D.C.

By Authority of the Code of Federal Regulations: 7 CFR (s)(3)(v) Name of Legally Binding Document: ANSI S Specifications for Sound Level Meters Name of Standards Organization: American National Standards Institute LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENT.

A sound level meter is used for acoustic (sound that travels through air) measurements. It is commonly a hand-held instrument with a best type of microphone for sound level meters is the condenser microphone, which combines precision with stability and diaphragm of the microphone responds to changes in air pressure caused by sound A-weighted equivalent: LAeq.

AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD Specification for Sound Level Meters ANSI SA AMENDMENT to ANSI Sl This amendment to ANSI SI was approved by Accredited Standards Committee SI, Acoustics, under Chairmanship of Dr. Embleton, and by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Secretar- iat of Accredited.

SPECIFICATIONS Sound-Level Range: 44 to dB (re ~American Standard ASA and IEC PublicationMicrophone: Lead-zirconate-titanate ceramic unit. Output: At least V behind 20 kn when meter. Noise shall be measured with a sound level meter meeting the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI S) "American Standard Specification for General Purpose Sound Level Meters." The instrument shall be set to the appropriate weight response scales and the meter to the slow response.

as specified in ASA S, American Standard Specification for General Purpose Sound Level Meters, or latest revision thereof. g) Sound pressure level, in decibels (db) of a sound is twenty (20) times the logarithm to the base ten (10) of the ratio of the pressure of this sound to the reference pressure.

For the purpose of this Chapter the. Title: ANSI S Specifications for Sound Level Meters Author: American National Standards Institute Subject: Incorporated into U.S. Law in 7 CFR (s)(3)(v). C Cold-Water Meters — Fluidic-Oscillator Type.

The purpose of this standard is to provide the minimum requirements for cold-water meters—fluidic-oscillator type, including materials and design.

This standard can be referenced in specifications for purchasing and receiving cold-water meters—fluidic-oscillator type. Buy Now. The sound pressure level shall be measured with sound level meters (ANSI-S) and/or analyzers conforming to “American Standard Specifications for General-Purpose Sound Level Meters,” S, or latest revision, “American Standard Specification for Octave, Half-Octave, and Third-Octave Band Filter Sets,” S, or latest.

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American National Standard Specification for Sound Level Meters 7. Noise shall be measured with a sound level meter meeting the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI S1. ) "American Standard Specification for General Purpose Sound Level Meters." The instrument shall be set to the A-weighted response scale and the meter.

The frequency range covered by the requirements of this standard depends on the specific type of sound level meter or instrumentation being used, but, in general, the frequency content of the sound being measured should be contained within the range covered by the octave bands having center frequencies from Hz to kHz.

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( mm) to in. ( mm) in Thickness C - 18e1. dBA shall mean the A-weighted sound level in decibels, as measured by a general-purpose sound level meter complying with the provisions of the American National Standards Institute, “Specifications for Sound Level Meters (ANSI S )”, properly calibrated, and operated on.

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Sound level meters that measure frequency-weighted sound exposure levels. Sound level meters specified in this standard are intended to measure sounds generally in the range of human hearing. Two performance categories, class 1 and class 2, are specified in this standard.

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A non-integrating sound level meter should only be used if the equipment in question produces a very steady-state (non-changing) sound level (this rarely occurs!). The meter should be configured so that there is no lower threshold cutoff (in order to capture the entire range of equipment sound levels.

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seven sound level ranges, each spanning 16 dB. The numbers on RANGE refer to the cen- ter points of the seven ranges. The needle in- dicator shows the actual sound level as a displacement from the center point.

For ex- ample, if RANGE is set to 80 and the meter scale reads —3, the actual sound level. American National Standard Specification for Sound Level Meters. Conforms as closely as possible to the IEC Standard for Sound Level Meters, PublicationFirst Edition issued in This revision represents a significant improvement over ANSI S, particularly in its specifictions relating to measurement of transient sound signals.

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The meter shall meet the latest version of American National Standards Institute (ANSI S) “American Standard Specification for General Purpose Sound Level Meters” and shall have been calibrated at a recognized laboratory within the past year.

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Noise shall be measured with a sound level meter meeting the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI S1 ) "American Standard Specification for General Purpose Sound Level Meters". The instrument shall be set to A-weighted response scale and at the meter to the slow response.

Measures shall be. A-weighting is the most commonly used of a family of curves defined in the International standard IEC and various national standards relating to the measurement of sound pressure level.A-weighting is applied to instrument-measured sound levels in an effort to account for the relative loudness perceived by the human ear, as the ear is less sensitive to low audio frequencies.

Equivalent sound level is an energy average that takes varying sound levels of a time period and describes them as one constant noise level (i.e., the total sound energy divided by the duration). It is a construction of that constant sound level containing the same acoustic energy as the varying sound level during the same time period.

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Neither is suitable for the determination of the “average” value if the character of the sound is other than steady or is composed of separate periods of steady character.

If there is an ISO or IEC standard suitable for use in the United States and recommended by a U.S. technical advisory group (see Appendix C, p.

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The program is referenced by.Footnote 2: American standard sound level meters for measurement of noise and other sounds,American Standards Association, Inc., New York.

Footnote 3: American standard specification for an octave band filter set for the analysis of noise and other sounds,American Standards Association, Inc., New York.Description: materials don't block magnetic fields, so the meter can be placed indoors and will work equally well, and due to the built-in tone, it can be used in the dark, and will sound the tone at whatever level of field the user sets.

Model 1 operates on a standard 9-volt battery. Device Type: Gaussmeter (Tesla Meter); Flux Density Measurement: to E6 microgauss.

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