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    Calculating the sound pressure in the given case

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    If you are the planning engineer for an apartment complex your organization plans to build close to the highway and you know that your potential tenants will complain of traffic noise hazards. You want to assure them that you have adequately carried out the noise impact analysis. Given that the sea level pressure is 0.00002N/m, to ensure that pressure level does not exceed 10 decibels, the sound pressure of concern must be___________ (in N/m). ____

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    Reference sound pressure=pref=0.00002 N/m^2

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    Solution depicts the steps to estimate the sound pressure in the given scenario.