Rating sound insulation in terms of speech intelligibility

  1. (PDF, 352 KB)
AuthorSearch for: ; Search for: ; Search for:
ConferenceProceedings 19th International Congress on Acoustics: 02 September 2007, Madrid
Pages16; # of pages: 6
Subjectsound insulation rating, speech intelligibility; Sound transmission & insulation
AbstractThis paper describes new listening tests to evaluate various airborne sound insulation ratings in terms of the intelligibility of transmitted speech. In these experiments listeners heard test sentences played, at a fixed level, through 20 different simulated walls in the presence of a constant low-level ambient noise.
Publication date
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number49502
NPARC number20377826
Export citationExport as RIS
Report a correctionReport a correction
Record identifier8b7e824a-1908-4d81-8b33-28c3b116e6e4
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
Bookmark and share
  • Share this page with Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Google+ (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Delicious (Opens in a new window)
Date modified: