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IEC 60500

Underwater acoustics - Hydrophones - Properties of hydrophones in the frequency range 1 Hz to 500 kHz

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 April 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 50
ICS Code (Electroacoustics): 17.140.50
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This document specifies the relevant characteristics and properties of hydrophones in the frequency range 1 Hz to 500 kHz, and specifies how to report these characteristics. It does not cover performance requirements for specific hydrophone types, or for specific hydrophone applications. However, guidance on the choice of a hydrophone with appropriate performance for a specific application is given in an informative annex.

This document is applicable to:

• hydrophones employing piezoelectric sensor elements, designed to respond to sound pressure in water and measure underwater acoustical signals;

• hydrophones with or without an integral pre-amplifier

Document History

IEC 60500
April 1, 2017
Underwater acoustics - Hydrophones - Properties of hydrophones in the frequency range 1 Hz to 500 kHz
This document specifies the relevant characteristics and properties of hydrophones in the frequency range 1 Hz to 500 kHz, and specifies how to report these characteristics. It does not cover...
January 1, 1974
IEC Standard Hydrophone
This recommendation covers the design requirements of standard piezoelectric hydrophones and the data required to specify their characteristics. Purpose  Requirements and characteristics are given...

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