Accession Number:

ADA073618

Title:

USAF Bioenvironmental Noise Data Handbook. Volume 138. F-102A Aircraft, Near and Far-Field Noise.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

126.0

Abstract:

The USAF F-102A is a remotely controlled aircraft and was a supersonic all-weather fighter-interceptor aircraft powered by one J57-P-23 turbojet engine. This report provides measured and extrapolated data defining the bioacoustic environments produced by this aircraft operating on a concrete runup pad for five engine-power conditions. Near-field data are reported for six locations in a wide variety of physical and psychoacoustic measures overall and band sound pressure levels, C-weighted and A-weighted sound levels, preferred speech interference level, perceived noise level, and limiting times for total daily exposure of personnel with and without standard Air Force ear protectors. Far-field data measured at 19 locations are normalized to standard meteorological conditions and extrapolated from 75-8000 meters to derive sets of equal-value contours for these same seven acoustic measures as functions of angle and distance from the source.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE