By Scott D. Snyder
Active noise keep an eye on - the aid of noise by way of producing an acoustic sign that actively interferes with the noise - has turn into an lively quarter of simple study and engineering functions. the purpose of this ebook is to offer all the uncomplicated wisdom one wishes for assessing how precious lively noise keep an eye on could be for a given challenge after which to supply a few information for designing, establishing, and tuning an energetic noise-control process. Written for college students who've no earlier wisdom of acoustics, sign processing, or noise keep watch over yet who do have an inexpensive take hold of of easy physics and arithmetic, the publication is brief and descriptive. It leaves for extra complicated texts or study monographs all mathematical info and proofs referring to vibrations, sign processing and so forth. The publication can hence be utilized in autonomous learn, in a school room with laboratories, or along with a package for test or demonstration. themes lined comprise: easy acoustics; human belief and sound; sound depth and similar innovations; basics of passive noise-control concepts; fundamentals of electronic structures; fundamentals of adaptive controllers; and energetic noise keep an eye on systems.
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The risk of hearing damage to an individual must be small; the reduction in work efficiency due to background noise must be small; speech is possible (where "necessary"); and noise levels in the community must be acceptable. " Consider, first, criterion 1: The risk of hearing damage to an individual must be small. What kind of damage? The most common form of permanent damage is the loss of perception (an inability to hear low-to-moderate sound levels) in the mid- to high-frequency range. This includes part of the range required for speech recognition.
If you place your finger on an object, such as a table or a loudspeaker cone, and push, then there is a difference between the force on one side of the object (where you are pushing) and the other (where there is no pushing), and so there exists the potential to do some work as the object moves. Common flow quantities related to the above potential difference quantities are flow rate for the water flow (how many gallons or liters flow away from the source per second), current for electricity (how many electrons flow away from the source per second), and velocity for the force case.
B. Fourier, the "discoverer" of the Fourier Transform, did not work with noise at all; he was interested in the transfer of heat between objects. 20 2. Background: Fundamentals of Sound the sum of two independent sine waves. More complex waveforms will be the sum of even more sine waves. Even "random noise" can be described as the sum of sine waves. The description of random noise is similar to that of white light, in that it is the sum of "all" sine waves in the frequency range of interest. This notion that any waveform can be described as the sum of a group of sine waves is a powerful tool for studying and quantifying sound.
Active Noise Control Primer by Scott D. Snyder