Quizzical Pursuit - The Architecture Puzzler
by Dave Guadagni
Answer for Last Week's Puzzler
If you combine two sound sources, each at 50 decibels (dB) what will be the resultant dB level? If you double the distance to a sound source you reduce the dB by _____?
If you combine two 50-decibel (dB) sound sources, the result is 53 dB.
If you double the distance to a sound source you reduce it by 6 dB.
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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