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Accession Number ADA591828
Title Acoustical Evaluation of Combat Arms Firing Range, Patrick AFB, Florida.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 8p
Personal Author A. T. Wells E. J. Sawvel G. F. Moll J. M. Jackson
Abstract An acoustical assessment was performed on the Combat Arms Firing Range at Patrick AFB in July 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. Therefore, it was recommended that acoustical absorption be added to these side walls to reduce the reverberant field.
Keywords Absorbers(Materials)
Acoustic absorption
Acoustics
Air force facilities
Catm(Combat arms training and maintenance)
Ear protectors
Hazardous noise
Hearing
Impact noise
Impulse noise
Indoor firing ranges
Noise decay time
Ranges(Facilities)
Reverberation
Sound absorbing materials
Sound pressure
Sound pressure level


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 94K - Laboratory & Test Facility Design & Operation
74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
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, Jul-Sep 2013.
NTIS Issue Number 1411
Contract Number N/A

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