Differences in Sound Exposure Results From Firearm Discharge Due to Measurement Equipment Selection

Authors

  • Peter VanDelden RWDI
  • Philip Tsui RWDI
  • Alec Medemblik RWDI

Abstract

Impulse sound from firearms discharge has high sound level but short duration.  An accurate determination of soud exposure under these conditions requires suitable measurement equipmen.  This paper will compare the sound exposures determined using a standard sound level meter at approximately 48 kHzwith equipment measuring at the MIL-STD-1474 rate of 200 kHz and at an intermediate sampling rate of 100 kHz.  A variety of firearms is used for comparison, to address differences in the source.

Published

2019-10-16

How to Cite

1.
VanDelden P, Tsui P, Medemblik A. Differences in Sound Exposure Results From Firearm Discharge Due to Measurement Equipment Selection. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2019Oct.16 [cited 2020Jul.12];47(3):86-7. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/3351

Issue

Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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