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Laboratory measurement of walking noise on floors according to EN 16205


EN 16205 - Laboratory measurement of walking noise on floors

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Scope according to EN 16205 (Chapter 1):

This European Standard specifies a laboratory measurement method to determine noise radiated from a floor covering on a standard concrete floor when excited by a standard tapping machine.

Requirements according to EN 16205 (Chapter 6):

  • Generation of sound field
  • Measurement of impact sound pressure level
  • Measurement of reverberation time
  • Background noise correction
  • Additional measurements that have to be considered at low frequencies (EN ISO 10140-4:2010, annex A)


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