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A noisy office can be as loud as 80 decibels
, twice the recommended (noise) level...
"When you consider that pain from exposure to high sound pressure levels only occurs at around 120 decibels
, you can see that prolonged listening at levels lower than this threshold yet high enough to cause damage to hearing is something that is easily tolerated.
"Your iPod is capable of 110 decibels
," says Jones.
But the loudest exhaust measured so far by one Welsh police force registered 107 decibels
- the same as a pneumatic road drill, chainsaw or an aircraft taking off from 300 metres away.
"A level of 80 decibels
, the magic number, is that of a busy street or noisy restaurant.
is a natural, bacteriostatic linoleum floorcovering with a polyester backing for dimensional stability and a polyolefin layer for sound insulation and comfort.
"Crowd noise has been recorded at 125 decibels
at the Metrodome at the 1987 World Series," he said in an interview.
Sound pressure levels averaged 99.8 decibels
, and peak values exceeded 125.5 decibels
lath and plaster wall can attain the same decibel
rating as 4 7/8th in.
To give you some idea of volumes, here are some common sounds and their decibel
levels10dB: Rustling of leaves20dB: Whisper 30dB: Quietconversation40dB: Averagehome50dB: Normalconversation60dB: Busyshop70dB: City street 80dB: Busy workplace 90dB: Underground railway 100dB: Pneumatic drill 10ft away 110dB: Propeller aircraft taking off 120dB: Jet aircraft taking off.'