Printer friendly

What does SPLB stand for?

SPLB stands for Sound Pressure Level (B-weighted)

This definition appears rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

See other definitions of SPLB

Other Resources:
We have 1 other meaning of SPLB in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

English house/electronica band Leftfield currently hold the world record for reaching a Sound Pressure Level of 137 dB in 1996 when playing at Brixton Academy, the sound was so loud that it caused dust and plaster to fall from the roof.
Designed to provide accurate measurement of workplace noise levels through an advanced integrating feature that computes the average sound pressure level, it is ideal for industrial and task noise sampling.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] While all of the above appears to be cut and dried and purely quantitative in nature, there is a significant debate among respected designers concerning the value of the measurements in decibels of the sound pressure level reduction of a sound suppressor as determined by devices such as the Bruel & Kjaer Model 2209 sound meter, an industry standard.
Ninety decibels is the equivalent of a lawnmower, or traffic on a busy highway, or the subway, and this sound pressure level can be sustained for around eight hours before damage to the cells of the cochlear - or inner ear -- occurs," he said.