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Building Acoustics

1st Edition

By Marc Asselineau

CRC Press

252 pages

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Paperback: 9781466582446
pub: 2015-03-18
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Avoid Costly Mistakes for Specialists and Non-Specialists AlikeBad acoustics in buildings is a nuisance that is not dealt with easily. The problem applies just as much to open-plan offices and restaurants and to production facilities and transportation stations as it does to performance halls, not to mention homes. It does not merely affect oral co

Table of Contents

Introduction. Acoustics. Building Acoustics. Mechanical Equipment. User's Equipment. Room Acoustics. Offices, Open Spaces, and Restaurants. Dwellings Hotels and Hospitals. Other Spaces Used by the Public. Production Facilities and Workshops. Educational Facilities' Performance and Lecture Halls. Theatres and Cinemas. Music and Concert Facilities. Operas. Multipurpose Facilities. Conclusion. Example of a Building Project. Examples of Fitting Out. A Word about Other Interesting Topics (Thermal and Fire Protection of Buildings, Structures, and Rodent Repulsion). References. Glossary. Index.

About the Author

Marc Asselineau has worked with Peutz & Associates acoustical consultants for more than 25 years, on projects from simple equipment noise in an office building to large architectural projects. He has been active in French and ISO standards and was awarded the Canac Prize by the French Acoustics Society in 2004.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General