loudness

Asked by vk1994 | 17th Nov, 2008, 06:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Sound loudness is a subjective term describing the strength of the ear's perception of a sound.It is defined as the amount of vibrational energy passing per unit time per unit area around that point in a direction  perpendicular to the area.

It depends on 2 factors
1. Intensity of the sound : L(Loudness )  logeI where I: intensity of sound.
2. Sensitivity of the ear

Answered by  | 17th Nov, 2008, 06:42: PM

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