Orientation and Training
Food and Drug Administration
To introduce the trainee to the principles of sound and acoustic measurement.
The trainer will present the fundamentals of sound and its detection and measurement. Areas to be covered include:
- acoustical transducers,
- frequency spectrum,
- "weighting" of sound measurements,
- measurement of sound pressure levels, and
- "noise" hazards and typical sound levels.
The trainee will be expected to become familiar with the use of sound measuring equipment through assigned exercises.