Accession Number : ADA116543

Title :   A Description of Methodologies Used in Estimation of A-Weighted Sound Levels for FAA Advisory Circular AC-36-3B.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

PDF Url : ADA116543

Report Date : Jan 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 114

Abstract : This report provides a description of the assumptions, methodologies and techniques employed in arriving at estimated sound levels for many of the aircraft included in FAA Advisory Circular AC-36-3B. AC 36-3B was published to provide the public and the aviation community with comparative sound level information for aircraft currently in use. Detailed noise estimation data sheets are provided for 78 aircraft types. A table showing the difference between EPNL and dB(A) for selected jet aircraft is also provided. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Aircraft noise, *Aircraft engine noise, *Computations, *Methodology, Estimates, Takeoff, Aircraft landings, Propeller noise, Commercial aviation, Commercial aircraft, Specifications, Standards, Data management, Jet engine noise, Noise pollution, Statistical data, Tables(Data)

Subject Categories : Civilian Aircraft
      Administration and Management
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE