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39846878 Fundamentals of Acoustics 4th Ed L Kinsler Et Al Wiley 2000 WW Marcado

39846878 Fundamentals of Acoustics 4th Ed L Kinsler Et Al Wiley 2000 WW Marcado

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GLOSSARY OF SYMBOLS
This list identifies some symbols that are not necessarily defined every time theyappear in the text.
a
acceleration; absorption
d'
detectability index
CNEL
coefficient (dB perdistance); Sabineabsorptivityrandom-incidence energyabsorption coefficientsound absorptionarray gainloss per bounce; decayparameterbeam patternmagnetic field;susceptancebottom lossadiabatic bulk modulusisothermal bulk modulusspeed of soundgroup speedphase speedelectrical capacitance;acoustic compliance;heat capacityheat capacity at constantpressurespecific heat at constantpressureheat capacity at constantvolumespecific heat at constantvolumecommunity noiseequivalent level (dBA)detection index
D
DI
DNL
DT
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directivity; dipole strengthdirectivity indexdetected noise leveldetection thresholddiffraction factorspecific energytotal energykinetic energypotential energyecho leveltime-averaged energydensityinstantaneous energydensityinstantaneous force;frequency (Hz)resonance frequencyupper, lower half-powerfrequenciespeak force amplitude;frequency (kHz)effective force amplitudespectral density of atransient function;sound-speed gradient;acceleration of gravity;aperture functionconductanceadiabatic shear modulusspecific enthalpydirectional factor
 
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t)
population functiontime-averaged acousticintensity; current,effective currentamplitudereference acousticintensityinstantaneous acousticintensityimpact isolation classintensity levelintensity spectrum leveltime-averaged spectraldensity of intensityinstantaneous spectraldensity of intensityimpulsewave numberpropagation vectorBoltzmann's constantcoupling coefficientsdiscontinuity distanceinductanceA-weighted sound level(dB4C-weighted sound level(dBC)daytime average soundlevel (dBA)day-night averaged soundlevel (dBA)evening average soundlevel (dBA)equivalent continuoussound level (dBA)noise exposure level(dBA)effective perceived noiselevelhourly average sound level(dB4intensity level
re
lo-''
W/m2loudness level (phon)night average sound level(dB4
LTpN
tone-corrected perceivednoise level
L,
x-percentile-exceededsound level (dBA, fast)
LNP
noise pollution level (dBA)
m
mass
m,
radiation massMacoustic inertance;bending moment;molecular weight;acoustic Mach number,flow Mach number
.M
microphone sensitivity
.MY
microphone sensitivitylevel
.Mr@
reference microphonesensitivity
N
loudness (sone)
NCB
balanced noise criterioncurves
NEF
noise exposure forecast
NL
noise level
NR
noise reduction
NSL
noise spectrum level
P
acoustic pressure
P
peak acoustic pressureamplitude
P,
effective acoustic pressureamplitude
Prcf
reference effective acousticpressure amplitude
PR
privacy ratingPr Prandtl number
PSL
pressure spectrum level
PTS
permanent threshold shift
Y
hydrostatic pressure
Po
equilibrium hydrostaticpressure
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charge; source strengthdensity; thermal energy;scaled acoustic pressure
(pl
OC')
Q quality factor; sourcestrength (amplitude ofvolume velocity)(continued
on
back endpapers)