Low Frequency Noise Reduction by Synchronous Averaging under Asynchronous Measurement System in Real Sound Field
An important feature in synchronous averaging is the synchronization of sampling clock between the transmitting and receiving devices (e.g., D/A and A/D converters). However, in the case where the devices are placed apart, synchronization becomes difficult to gain. For such circumstances, an effective method is proposed that enables synchronization for an asynchronous measurement environment. Normally, a swept-sine is employed as a measuring signal but because its power spectrum is flat, the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is decreased in a real environment with high levels of low frequency noise. To solve this, the devised method adopts the means of ‚Äúenhancing the signal source power in low frequencies‚Äù and ‚Äúplacing random fluctuations in the repetitive period of signal source.‚Äù Subsequently, its practicability was verified.
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