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Review_Decibels - Ch 6 Logarithmic Unit The Decibel Notes...

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15/24 Ch. 6: Logarithmic Unit The Decibel
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16/24 Engineers deal with data that can take on values over a HUGE range!!! – Plotting this on a “linear” scale doesn’t show the data well Logarithmic Scale i.e., Plotting Y vs. X – so use “logarithmic” scale(s) Y on log axis vs. X on linear axis, or Y on linear axis vs. X on log axis, or Y on log axis vs. X on log axis, … depends on data – The following plots illustrate this! Two sets of data that are very different, but you can’t see it on the linear scale!!!
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