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# Micropascals

The unit of pressure commonly used in acoustics is the micropascal (1 μPa = 1 μN/m2 = 10−5 dyne/cm2 .. "What is acoustic impedance and why is it important ?

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What are Decibels
hearing which happens to be 0 dB = 20 microPascals (20 μPa ) – a mathematically more convenient number – to a reference point of 0 dB = 1 microPascal.
Audiology Refresher - 0.13.qxd
Sound pressure is measured in microPascals. The range of audible sound is from is 20 microPascals and this is the reference 0 in dBSPL. Figure 2.
Sound Power and Pressure Measurements
usually chosen as 20 micropascals, or 0.02 mPa. (This is very low: it is 2 ten times smaller than the reference pressure, ie 2 micropascals.
Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics Chapter 3
Feb 24, 2011 Normal speech signals range from 600 micro pascals to 2 pascals.
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All SPL measurements are in dB re 20 micro pascals. Airbome noise measurements were made. Airborne Sound Transmission (Floors).

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Pascals to Micropascals Conversion Calculator
Use the following calculator to convert between pascals and micropascals.
Pascal (unit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Measurement unit conversion: micropascal
Micropascal is a measure of pressure.
What is a decibel?
For sound intensity, the reference level (for air) is usually chosen as 20 micropascals, or 0.02 mPa. (This is very low: it is 2 ten billionths of an atmosphere.
What are Decibels
hearing which happens to be 0 dB = 20 microPascals (20 μPa ) – a mathematically more convenient number – to a reference point of 0 dB = 1 microPascal.

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