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SUMMARY OF APPLIANCE dB(A) NOISE LEVELS

SUMMARY OF APPLIANCE dB(A) NOISE LEVELS

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Noise spectra of eighteen commonly-used household appliances are given, up to ten models of each type being studied. Measurements were taken in acoustically-simulated average domestic rooms and in situ.The present paper is confined to a study of appliance noise levels over which the user can exercise little or no direct control. This excludes telev...

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... results of this appliance noise survey are summarised in Table 2, which shows the maximum and minimum dB(A) levels measured. These results may be used to indicate those areas in which additiOnal noise reduction work is required. ...

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