
Sound is passing perpendicularly through an open window whose dimensions are 1.1 m 0.75 m. The sound intensity level is 95 dB above the threshold of hearing. How much sound energy comes through the window in one hour?

Sound is passing perpendicularly through an open window whose dimensions are 1.1 m x 0.75 m. The sound intensity level is 71 dB above the threshold of human hearing. How much sound energy comes through the window in one hour?

A 60 year old person has a threshold of hearing of 81.0 dB for a sound with frequency f=10,000 Hz. By what factor must the intensity of a sound wave of that frequency, audible to a typical young adult, (sound level=43.0 dB) be increased so that it is heard by the older person...

Hearing damage may occur when a person is exposed to a sound intensity level of 90.0 dB (relative to the threshold of hearing) for a period of 9.0 hours. One particular eardrum has an area of 1.90 104 m2. How much sound energy is incident on this eardrum during this time?

I'm not sure how to calculate this question help me! (Grade 11 Physics) it's sound intensity... Show me how to do it please! (textbook says answer is 3.5 m) At close proximity, rustling leaves have a sound intensity of about 1.2 x 10^11 W/m squared. At what distance is the ...


An interstate highway has been built though a poor neighborhood in a city. In the afternoon, the sound level in a rented room is 114.0 dB as 172 cars pass outside the window every minute. (a) What is the sound intensity during the day ? (Reminder: If you choose to use ...

The source of a sound wave has a power of 2.50 µW. Assume it is a point source. (a) What is the intensity 6.70 m away? I used I = Power / 4*pi*r^2 and found I to be 4.43x10^9 W/m^2 (b) What is the sound level at that distance? Sound level = 10 dB*log [(Intensity)/(Intensity ...

NEED HELP ASAP PLEASE!! A high sound level of 120 dB is regarded as the threshold of pain for the average listener. If the threshold of hearing is 10^−12 watts/m^2, then the intensity of the sound corresponding to 120 dB is ____________ watts/m^2.

1.The mass of a string is , and it is stretched so that the tension in it is 180 N. A transverse wave traveling on this string has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 0.60 m. What is the length of the string? 2.A rocket engine emits of sound energy every second. The ...

The ability to hear a “pin drop” is the sign of sensitive hearing. Suppose a 0.55g pin is dropped from a height of 28 cm, and that the pin emits sound for 1.5s when it lands. Assuming all of the mechanical energy of the pin is converted to sound energy, and that the sound...

The decibel level of a sound is given by dB=10log(EE0), where E0=10−12wattsm2 and E is the intensity of the sound. (a) Find the intensity of a 80decibel sound. E= watts per square meter. (b) How many times more intense is the sound from (a) than a 50decibel sound? A ...

1.The mass of a string is , and it is stretched so that the tension in it is 180 N. A transverse wave traveling on this string has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 0.60 m. What is the length of the string? 2.A rocket engine emits of sound energy every second. The ...

Factory Worker A is exposed to a sound of a constant intensity of 6.30 × 10–4 W m–2 at a distance of 1.00 m from a noisy machine. The frequency of the sound is 4.00 kHz. (a) What is the sound level in decibels (dB) of this sound? (b) By what factor would the amplitude of ...

The intensity (in W/m2) of one sound is 4.83 times as great as the intensity of another sound. Relative to the quieter sound, what is the intensity level â of the louder sound? I am not sure how to start this. Thank you.

The human eardrum has an area of 5.0×10–5 m2. (a) What is the sound power received when the incident intensity is the minimum perceivable, 1.0×10–12 W/m2? (b) What is the sound power at the eardrum for conversational speech, which has a sound level of 65 dB? (c) What is ...


The modern hearing aid is, essentially, a miniature publicaddress system, which converts sound into electrical energy and then converts it back to sound again. A hearing aid can increase the sound level by sixty decibels or more, but it also distorts the sound to some extent...

I have posted this question earlier as well but was unable to receive an answer. I don't know how to do this question at all, so PLEASE help me with this question and also show me the steps, so that I can learn. I would appreciate it a lot. A high sound level of 120 dB is ...

1.The mass of a string is , and it is stretched so that the tension in it is 180 N. A transverse wave traveling on this string has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 0.60 m. What is the length of the string? 2.A rocket engine emits of sound energy every second. The ...

the intensity level of a sound A is5dB greater than that of sound B and 3dB less than that of C. determine the ratio (Ic/Ib) of the intensity of sound C to that of sound B.

When a person wears a hearing aid, the sound intensity level increases by 35 dB. By what factor does the sound intensity increase?

Formula given: The decibel (dB) scale for measuring loudness, d, is given by the formula d = 10 log base ten(I X 12 to the power of 12) where I is the intensity of sound in watts per square metre. a) Find the number of decibels of sound produced by a jet engine at a distance ...

This time I have two questions: #1.A recording engineer works in a soundproofed room that is 49.7 dB quieter than the outside. If the sound intensity in the room is 2.66 x 1010 W/m2, what is the intensity outside? #2.A listener increases his distance from a sound source by a ...

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2

A loud speaker at a rock concert generates 102 W/m2 at 20m with a frequency of 1 kHz. Assume that the speaker spreads its intensity uniformly in all direction. (a) What is the sound level ( = ?) at 20 m? (b) What is the total acoustic power output of the ...

An audio speaker at a concert emits sound uniformly in all directions at a rate of 100 W. (i) Calculate the sound intensity experienced by a listener at a distance of 8 m from the speaker. The listener moves back from the speaker to protect her hearing. (ii) At what distance ...


Please can anyone answer this which I have posted previously? Anyone with knowledge of this area of maths? Thanks in anticipation. :) Formula given: The decibel (dB) scale for measuring loudness, d, is given by the formula d = 10 log base ten(I X 12 to the power of 12) where I...

Indicate true or false in each of the following statements: 1. a tube open at one end resonates with only odd harmonics 2. The frequency of a sound emitted by a vehicle as it moves toward you rises as you listen 3. a tube open at both ends resonates with all harmonics 4. an ...

1) Why is frequency an element needed in the sound industry? and 2) When there is a sound pressure level of two different sources with different frequencies, why do sound pressure levels have to be determined in each separate frequency? 1) The sound industry sells equipment ...

A stereo speaker emits sound waves with a power output of 100W. (a) find the intensity 10.0m from the source. B) find the intensity level in decibels, at this distance. C) at what distance would you experience the sound at the threshold of pain,120dB?

The intensity due to a number of indipendent sound sources is the sum of the individual intensities. A) When four quadruplets cry simultaneously, how many decibels greater is the sound intensity level than when a single one cries? B) To increase the sound intensity level again...

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x1011 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x1011 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

1) A microphone has an area of 6.7 cm2. It receives during a 4.62 s time period a sound energy of 2.5x1011 J. What is the intensity of the sound? 2) Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343 ...

1.) The average sound intensity inside a busy neighborhood restaurant is 3.*10^5 W/M^2. How much energy goes into each ear (area = 2.1 * 10^2 m^2) during a one hour meal? 2.) A member of an aircraft maintenance crew wears protective earplugs that reduce the sound intensity ...

Sound intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the sound source; that is I= k/ (r)^(2), where I is the intensity, r is the distance from the sound source, and k is a constant. Suppose that you are sitting a distance R from the TV, where its sound ...


The psychological sensation of loudness B is measured in decibels and is defined with reference to the intensity, , of a barely audible sound by the following equation. In this equation, I is the intensity of the sound in question. B=10log 1/1o If the sound of a jet engine ...

A student in the front row of a concert is at a distance of 2 m from the speaker. They hear the sound at 140dB. What is the sound intensity if the student walks 20 m away. What is the sound intensity at 2 m if there are 100 speakers at the same level at the same time instead ...

As measured from centre ice, a single wildly cheering hockey fan can produce a sound intensity level of 60dB. What sound intensity level would be produced by 20 000 cheering fans?  If sound waves travel through the ground with an average speed of 6150 m/s and a ...

There is a band who uses 10000 W to radiate sound energy in all directions. What was the intensity of sound 10 meters from this speaker? What was the sound level in dB at a distance of 10 m? At what distance from the speaker was the sound level 100 dB?

As measured from centre ice, a single wildly cheering hockey fan can produce a sound intensity level of 60dB. What sound intensity level would be produced by 20 000 cheering fans?  If sound waves travel through the ground with an average speed of 6150 m/s and a ...

the loudness L of a sound in decibels is given L=10log10R, where R is the sound's relative intensity. if the intensity of a certain sound is tripled, by how many decibels does the sound increase? due tomorrow, tuesday, april 5th, 2011. help ...

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the xaxis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the xaxis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the xaxis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 14.0 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 54.0 cm. What is the wavelength of the sound?

A sound of 7 kHz frequency is well within the normal hearing range of most people. True. False. << 2. Sound is a transverse compression wave. True. False.<< 3. The decibel level of a sound can have a negative value. True.<< False. 4. The Doppler effect occurs...


A microphone has an area of 3.0cm^2. It receives during a 6.00s time period a sound energy of 1.0x1011J. What is the intensity of the sound? b). Using the intensity in the previous question, what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the speed of sound is 343m/s ...

The sound intensity of 1.2x1012J/m2s is the threshold of hearing for humans. What is the amplitude of the motion of the air molecules if the speed of sound in the air is 343m/s and the density of air is 1.28kg/m^3? Take the frequency of the air molecules as 1000 Hz

An electronic point source emits sound isotropically at a frequency of 3000 Hz and a power of 34 watts. A small microphone has an area of 0.75 cm2 and is located 158 meters from the point source. a) What is the sound intensity at the microphone ? To find intensity i tried I=...

The sound intensity of 1.2x1012J/m2s is the threshold of hearing for humans. What is the amplitude of the motion of the air molecules if the speed of sound in the air is 343m/s and the density of air is 1.28kg/m^3? Take the frequency of the air molecules as 1000 Hz

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2

When wearing proper ear protection, a jack hammer operator experiences a sound intensity of 1x10^6 W/m2. The ear protection purpots to reduce the sound intensity by 100 times. What is the actual sound level of the jack hammer?

This question has me very lost. Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the xaxis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 11 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 50 cm. What ...

Can someone help me? I'm really confused. The loudness L of a sound in decibels is given by L= 10log(base10)R, where R is the sound's relative intensity. If the intensity of a certain sound is tripled, by how many decibels does the sound increase?

Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the xaxis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 35.9cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 109.1cm. What is the wavelength of the ...

1. A stone is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard exactly 1.50 s later. Find the depth of the well if the air temperature is 10.0°C. 2. Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2


Sound is emitted by a point source. You wish to compare the sound intensity and sound intensity level from this source at two different sites. If the distance to the second site is a factor of 6 greater than the distance to the first, determine the following. (a) Determine the...

Sound is emitted by a point source. You wish to compare the sound intensity and sound intensity level from this source at two different sites. If the distance to the second site is a factor of 6 greater than the distance to the first, determine the following. (a) Determine the...

An interstate highway has been built though a poor neighborhood in a city. In the afternoon, the sound level in a rented room is 114.0 dB as 172 cars pass outside the window every minute. Late at night, the traffic flow is only 7 cars per minute. (b) What is the sound ...

An interstate highway has been built though a poor neighborhood in a city. In the afternoon, the sound level in a rented room is 114.0 dB as 172 cars pass outside the window every minute. Late at night, the traffic flow is only 7 cars per minute. (b) What is the sound ...

A speaker at an openair concert emits 600 of sound power, radiated equally in all directions. a)What is the intensity of the sound 7.00 from of the speaker? I =0.974 W/m^2 b) What sound intensity level would you experience there if you did not have any protection for your ...

The intensity level of sound A is 5.0dB greater than that of sound B and 3.0dB less than that of C. Determine the ratio(Ic/Ib) of the intensity of sound C to that of B.

Hello! Can someone please help me out for this question? The loudness, L, of a sound in decibels can be calculated using the formula L= 10 log(I/ F) where I is the intensity of the sound in watts per square metre and F= 10^ 12 . A singer is performing to a crowd. Determine ...

a) A microphone has an area of 5cm^2. It receives during a 4.0 s time period a sound energy of 2.0*10^11 J. What is the intensity of the sound? b) using intensity from a) what is the variation in pressure in the sound wave, delta P ? Use T=293 K and density of air=1.2kg/m^3

Sound intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the sound source; that is I= k/(r)^2, where I is the intensity, r is the distance from the sound source, and k is a constant. Suppose that I am sitting a distance R from the TV, where its sound ...

The amplitude of a sinusoidal sound wave is quadrupled. a) By which factor is its intensity multiplied? b)By how many decibels does the sound intensity level increase?


A person standing 1.00 m from a portable speaker hears its sound at an intensity of 7.50 103 W/m2. (a) Find the corresponding decibel level. (b) Find the sound intensity at a distance of 35.0 m, assuming the sound propagates as a spherical wave. (c) Find the decibel ...

1) Sound propagating through air at 30 degree Celsius passes through a vertical cold front into air that is 40 degree Celsius. If the sound has a frequency of 2400 Hz, by what percentage does its wavelength change in crossing the boundary? (2) What is the intensity of a sound ...

A sound registers 77.9 decibels on a detector. What is the intensity in W/m2? Assume the threshold of human hearing is 1.0×1012 W/m2. Give your answer in picowatts/m2. 1 pW = 1×1012 W/m2

a surface recieving sound is moved from its original position to a position three times farther away from the source of the sound. the intensity of the received sound thus becomes

A fan at a rock concert is 45.0 m from the stage, and at this point the sound intensity level is 108 dB. Sound is detected when a sound wave causes the tympanic membrane (the eardrum) to vibrate . Typically, the diameter of this membrane is about 8.40 m in humans I solved for ...

NEED HELP WITH ONLY PART C Two 135.1.0W speakers, A and B, are separated by a distance D = 3.6 m. The speakers emit inphase sound waves at a frequency f = 11800.0 Hz. Point P1 is located at x1= 4.50 m and y1 = 0 m; point P2 is located at x2 = 4.50 m and y2 = –y. a) ...

Sound intensity (loudness) varies inversely as the square of the distance from the source. If a rock band has a sound intensity of 100 decibels 25 feet away from the amplifier, find the sound intensity 50 feet away from the amplifier.

A member of an aircraft maintenance crew wears protective earplugs that reduce the sound intensity by a factor of 355. When a jet aircraft is taking off, the sound intensity level experienced by the crew member is 72 dB. What sound intensity level would the crew member ...

a thunderclap 200m away delivers 3.75E^5 W/m^2 of sound. What is the sound level in decibels? What is the intensity of the sound at 10m from the thunderclap? What is the sound level in decibels 10m from the thunderclap?

A source emits sound uniformly in all directions. There are no reflections of the sound. At a distance of 12 m from the source, the intensity of the sound is 1.7 × 103 W/m2. What is the total sound power P emitted by the source? Would I do 1.7e^3 (12) ?


The sound intensity of a rainfall is 4.5×10^9 W/m^2. Find the corresponding sound intensity level.

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^8 W/m^2, the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^8 W/m^2 the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

what is the variation of pressure in the sound wave if the sound intensity is 3.85x10^8 W/m^2, the speed of sound is 343 m/s and the density of air is 1.2 kg/m3?

The sound level in decibles, B, can be found using the equation B=10 log(I/10^12). what is the sound intensity when the decible level is 90? pleaseeeeeeeeeeee helppppppppppppppppppp

1. What is the intensity of a sound at the pain level of 120 dB? 2. What is the intensity level of a sound whose intensity is 2.0 x 10^6 W/m^2?

Calculate the sound level in decibels of a sound wave that has an intensity of 2.25 µW/m2. F

At a concert, the loudness of sound, L, in decibels, is given by the equation L=10log(I/I_o), where I is the intensity, in watts per square metre, and I_o, is the minimum intensity of sound audible to the average person, or 1.0 x 10^12 W/m^2. a) The sound intensity at a ...

At a concert, the loudness of sound, L, in decibels, is given by the equation L=10log(I/I_o), where I is the intensity, in watts per square metre, and I_o, is the minimum intensity of sound audible to the average person, or 1.0 x 10^12 W/m^2. a) The sound intensity at a ...

A vacuum cleaner has a measured sound level of 75.7 dB. What is the intensity of this sound? Answer in units of W/m^2


The sound of heavy automobile traffic, heard at a certain distance, has a sound level of about 75 dB. What is the intensity of the noise there? answer in W/m^2.

A spherical source radiates sound uniformly in all directions. At a distance of 12 m, the sound intensity level is 100 dB. At what distance from the source is the intensity level 40 dB? When I set it up as 100dB/40dB = r^2/(12m)^2, and got x = 18.97 meters, i was told this ...

A spherical source radiates sound uniformly in all directions. At a distance of 12 m, the sound intensity level is 100 dB. At what distance from the source is the intensity level 40 dB? When I set it up as 100dB/40dB = r^2/(12m)^2, and got x = 18.97 meters, i was told this ...

A spherical source radiates sound uniformly in all directions. At a distance of 12 m, the sound intensity level is 100 dB. At what distance from the source is the intensity level 40 dB? When I set it up as 100dB/40dB = r^2/(12m)^2, and got x = 18.97 meters, i was told this ...

On th decibel scale, the loudness of a sound, in decibels, is given by D=10log(I/I0), where I is the intensity of a sound barely audible to the human ear. If the intensity of a sound is 10^11I0, what is the loudness in decibels? (please note the I0 is supossed to be I lower 0.

The sound intensity of 1.0 x 10^12 J/(m^2*s) is the threshold of hearing for humans. What is the amplitude of the motion of the air molecules? Use v=340m/s and 1.2 kg/m^3 as the density of air. I believe the formula I would use for this is I=1/2*v*p*A^2*w^2 ...but im not sure...

The sound intensity level at a concert increases from 85 dB to 94 dB when the concert begins. By what factor has the sound intensity increased?

I have a few questions that i am not too sure how to figure out... 1 as a racing car zooms by you, its pitch decreases by 20%. If the speed of sound is 345m/s, how fast is the car travelling? 2a person has a threshold of hearing of 5db. another person has a threshold of ...

A tiny source emits sound uniformly in all directions. The intensity level ar a dist. Of 2m is 100dB. How much sound power is the soure emitting?

At a distance of 7.5 m from a point sound source, the sound intensity level is 105 dB. At what distance is the intensity level 90 dB?


A gradeschool teacher insists that the the overall sound level in his classroom not exceed 64 dB at his location. There are 25 students in his class. If each student talks at the same intensity level, and they all talk at once, what is the highest sound level at which each ...

Your stereo is set to a sound intensity level (SIL) of 60 dB. I'd like to know what this means in terms of energy flow: what is the intensity of the sound wave this produces? Compute your answer in W/m2, but do not enter units. So in my problem it would be 1,000,000 OR 10 to ...

An underwater micriphone is used to record sounds emitted by porpoises. The minimum intensity level the instrument can record is 30.9dB. Assuming a porpoise emits sound at a rate of 0.0603J/s, what is the maximum distance at which the animal will still be recorded? Neglect ...

An underwater micriphone is used to record sounds emitted by porpoises. The minimum intensity level the instrument can record is 30.9dB. Assuming a porpoise emits sound at a rate of 0.0603J/s, what is the maximum distance at which the animal will still be recorded? Neglect ...

An underwater micriphone is used to record sounds emitted by porpoises. The minimum intensity level the instrument can record is 30.9dB. Assuming a porpoise emits sound at a rate of 0.0603J/s, what is the maximum distance at which the animal will still be recorded? Neglect ...
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