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Building Acoustics

1st Edition

By Tor Erik Vigran

CRC Press

384 pages

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Description

Building or architectural acoustics is taken in this book to cover all aspects of sound and vibration in buildings. The book covers room acoustics but the main emphasis is on sound insulation and sound absorption and the basic aspects of noise and vibration problems connected to service equipment and external sources. Measuring techniques connected

Table of Contents

1. Oscillatory Motion - Description and Analysis 2. Excitation and Response Relationships 3. Sound Waves in Fluids and Solid Media 4. Room Acoustics 5. Sound Absorbents 6. Sound Transmission - Properties of Simple Walls and Floors 7. Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) 8. Sound Transmission through Complex Systems 9. Sound Transmission in Buildings - Flanking Transmission

About the Author

Tor Erik Vigran is professor emeritus at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Head of the Acoustic Committee of Standards Norway, the Norwegian standardization organization, and member of several working groups within ISO/TC 43 and CEN/TC 126.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC001000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Acoustics & Sound
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC035000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Reference