reverberation time


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reverberation time

n
(General Physics) a measure of the acoustic properties of a room, equal to the time taken for a sound to fall in intensity by 60 decibels. It is usually measured in seconds
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The supplier has to prove the compliance with the requirement for the reverberation time T0 = 0.
Quantifying scattered sound energy from a single tree by means of reverberation time.
The reverberation time (RT) is the time in seconds required for sound pressure at a specific frequency to decay 60 dB after the sound source has stopped.
The room's ceiling will soar more than 30 feet high to prevent sound buildup and to allow a long reverberation time for the music.
Qualifier automatically supports calculation and reporting according to a variety of national and international standards, making it ideal for testing airborne sound insulation, impact sound insulation and reverberation time.
In such a big hall, lowering the reverberation time to just 4 to 5 seconds, as suggested by the show's acoustician Eddy Bogh Brixen, requires an enormous amount of acoustical treatment.
What about the pressure of 100dB or the intensity of 100dB or its reverberation time in the Albert Hall?
These ceilings have the strength to handle the trains racing by, and with half the reverberation time of traditional train stations, can absorb the noise of trains and travellers.
The trend in architecture is open space and open ceiling, which looks great but is acoustically challenging since the reverberation time is typically too long because of the missing sound-absorbing materials," says Joerg Hutmacher, CEO at pinta acoustics, inc.
Because of the importance of speech and music in the plays, I will analyse the acoustics of the performance spaces in terms of reverberation time, clarity, and Apparent Source Width (ASW).
The installation of the Sandler absorber cut the reverberation time in less than half, thus significantly improving acoustics.
This is measured by the room's reverberation time (RT), a measurement of how reverberant (echoey and/or live) a space is.