The Human Ear
Home Up The Human Ear Frequency and Loudness Response of Ear Effect of Noise on Man Single Value Representation of Sound Spectrum


1. The Human Ear

The human ear, as shown in Fig. 1, is the transducer that enables man to sense sound waves and thus hear. It changes acoustical energy into pulses which the brain can interpret.

Figure 1 Schematic Diagram of Human Ear