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Noise attenuation in unlined sheet-metal ducts.
Attenuation of sound in unlined sheet metal ducts at different frequencies are indicated below:
Example - Sound Attenuation in an Unlined Duct
The sound attenuation in a rectangular 600 x 600 mm unlined duct is 0.35 dB/m for frequency 250 Hz. The sound attenuation in 10 m duct is
(10 m) (0.35 dB/m) = 3.5 dB
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