Acoustic Glossary


 

Sound and Vibration : Acoustic Ambiguities

Where there appears to be more than one meaning for a word or phrase, for example Weight and Mass, confusion often results. The world of acoustics is no exception.

This new page will grow as examples come to mind or are brought to our attention.

Lmax
Maximum Peak
Maximum Sound Level
Peak
Sound Velocity
Velocity of Sound
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