Awakening Effects of Simulated Sonic Booms and Subsonic Aircraft Noise

  • Jerome S. Lukas
  • Karl D. Kryter


This, paper will briefly describe a simulator of sonic booms as the booms would be experienced in houses under the flight path of a supersonic aircraft. It will also describe research on the effects of these simulated booms upon sleeping humans.


Sleep Stage Aircraft Noise Awakening Effect Sonic Boom Stanford Research Institute 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome S. Lukas
    • 1
  • Karl D. Kryter
    • 1
  1. 1.Sensory Sciences Research CenterStanford Research InstituteMenlo ParkUSA

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