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Accession Number ADA581826
Title Acoustical Evaluation of Combat Arms Firing Range, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota.
Publication Date Jun 2013
Media Count 7p
Personal Author A. T. Wells E. J. Sawvel J. M. Jackson S. N. Smith
Abstract An acoustical assessment was performed on the Combat Arms Firing Range at Ellsworth AFB in April 2013. It was determined that the noise in the firing range did not meet the definition of impulse noise in AFOSH Standard 48- 20 due to acoustical reflections, particularly off the ceiling, side walls, overhead baffles, and floor. Therefore, it was recommended that acoustical absorption materials be added to the ceiling, side walls, and overhead baffles to reduce the reverberant field.
Keywords Acoustic absorption
Acoustics
Catm(Combat arms training and maintenance)
Decay time
Firearms
Firing ranges
Hearing
Impact noise
Impulse noise
Military facilities
Ranges(Facilities)
Reverberation
Small arms

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
79G - Guns
46A - Acoustics
Corporate Author Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Occupational and Environmental Health Dept.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Consultative letter Apr-May 2013.
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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