Spherical Divergence

The condition of propagation of spherical waves that relates to the regular decrease in intensity of a spherical sound wave at progressively greater distances from the source. Under this condition the sound pressure level decreases 6 decibels with each doubling of distance from the source.

See also: Distance Double Law, Inverse Square, Sound Propagation, Spherical Wave.

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Subjects: Noise & Vibration