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Quietest cars on the market? Date: Fri, 18 Dec 92 14:12:31 EST From: lmcstst@noah.ericsson.se (Stamos Stamos) Content-Length: 279

   > a little clarification....
   > 10 dbA is *perceived* by most of us as double the noise.  Also, ~5 dbA
   > difference is required for us to *perceive* any difference.

   Ummmm, I think it's a 3db increase that is  equivilant to doubling the
   sound level.




Yes.  As far as I can remember,  a 3dB increase is equivalent to
double the sound level. 

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