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Sound strength

AuditorySound strength is the level at which we experience sound. A reverberant room gives a higher sound level than a room with added sound absorption.

 

High level



Low level


The measurement Strength states the sound level in the real room in relation to the sound level in an anechoic room with the same sound source. The measurement demonstrates the room reflections’ effect on the sound level. 

 
Strength real room.
 

Real room 

 
Strength anechoic chamber
 

Anechoic chamber 

 

Perceived attribute

Objective descriptor

Designation

Unit

Explanation

Standard

Strength

Measure of the room’s contribution to the sound or noise level from a sound source.

 

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