Specifies an analytical method of calculating the attenuation of sound as a result of atmospheric absorption for a variety of meteorological conditions. For pure-tone sounds, attenuation due to atmospheric absorption is specified in terms of an attenuation coefficient as a function of the frequency of the sound (50 Hz to 10 kHz), the temperature (- 20 °C to + 50 °C), the relative humidity (10 % to 100 %) and pressure (101,325 kPa) of the air. Formulae are also given for wider ranges (e.g. ultrasonic frequencies, lower pressure) and for other than pure tones.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 1993-06
Edition: 1Number of pages: 26
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise
- ICS :
- 17.140.01 Acoustic measurements and noise abatement in general
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:
Buy this standard
|std 1 124|
|std 2 124||Paper|
A standard is reviewed every 5 years
Stage: 90.93 (Confirmed)
Got a question?
Check out our FAQs
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)
Keep up to date with ISO
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.