Cox, TJ and Kilpatrick, A 2015, 'A record “longest echo” within the Inchindown oil despository' , The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), 137 , pp. 1602-1604.
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In 2013, Guinness World Records awarded tank number 1 at the Inchindown oil despository, Ross-shire, Scotland, the record for the “longest echo” at 75 s. Guinness World Records calls it the longest echo because that was the name of the record that was broken, however, the correct name for the phenomenon measured is reverberation. This Letter has been written to document this unique acoustic space where the reverberation time is 112 s at 125 Hz, to detail the methodology for those who wish to attempt to break the record, and to discuss why the tank is so uniquely reverberant.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA)|
|Publisher:||Acoustical Society of America|
|Funders:||Non funded research|
|Depositing User:||TJ Cox|
|Date Deposited:||18 May 2015 16:52|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2015 00:23|
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