PAGE, Two Point Method, Physics, REU Research
Sound power is the energy emitted by a sound source per unit time. It is commonly used by industries to determine the noise (unwanted sound) of machinery. There are multiple recognized standards for determining the sound power of a source. The requirements for the ISO3741 standard are tedious and strict but can produce a low standard of deviation in the results. There is another method, the Two Point method, which less strict than the standards but the standard of deviation in the results vary. This paper discusses the performance of the PAGE method employed in the Two Point method to reduce the magnitude of the error in measuring sound power in a diffuse field.
This paper was completed during the 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Physics (REU) program. More information about this program can be found here.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Reynolds, Christopher, "Using PAGE Method in the Two Point Method to Determine Sound Power" (2017). Student Works. 216.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
REU summer research program
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