6.71 insertion loss. Ten times the logarithm to the base ten of the ratio of the power delivered to that part of the system that will follow the transducer, before insertion of the transducer, to the power delivered to the same part of the system after insertion of the transducer. Unit, decibel (dB).
Annotation 1 If the input power or the output power, or both, consist of more than one component, the particular component should be specified.
Annotation 2 See also 10.65.