Building & Construction: Building Acoustics

  • Soundscape and the Built Environment book cover

    Soundscape and the Built Environment

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Aircraft Noise: Assessment, Prediction and Control book cover

    Aircraft Noise

    Assessment, Prediction and Control

    By Oleksandr Zaporozhets, Vadim Tokarev, Keith Attenborough

    Aircraft noise has adverse impacts on passengers, airport staff and people living near airports, it thus limits the capacity of regional and international airports throughout the world. Reducing perceived noise of aircraft involves reduction of noise at source, along the propagation path and at the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics book cover

    Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics

    By Michiel Postema

    Ultrasonic imaging is an economic, reliable diagnostic technique. Owing to recent therapeutic applications, understanding the physical principles of medical ultrasonics is becoming increasingly important.  Covering the basics of elasticity, linear acoustics, wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Acoustics of Small Rooms book cover

    Acoustics of Small Rooms

    By Mendel Kleiner, Jiri Tichy

    Much time is spent working out how to optimize the acoustics of large rooms, such as auditoria, but the acoustics of small rooms and environments can be just as vital. The expensive sound equipment of a recording studio or the stereo in a car or living room is likewise rendered useless if the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Room Acoustics, Sixth Edition book cover

    Room Acoustics, Sixth Edition

    By Heinrich Kuttruff

    Well established as a classic reference and specialised textbook, since its first publication in 1973, Heinrich Kuttruff’s Room Acoustics combines detailed coverage with a state of art presentation of the theory and practice of sound behaviour in closed spaces. This sixth edition presents several…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13
    CRC Press

  • Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers, Third Edition: Theory, Design and Application book cover

    Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers, Third Edition

    Theory, Design and Application

    By Trevor Cox, Peter D’Antonio

    This definitive guide covers the design and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. Surface diffusion is a relatively young subject area, and diffuser design, application and characterisation are often not well understood. Although there is greater knowledge of absorption, it is also…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Sound Insulation in Dwellings: Part 3: Material change of use (conversions) book cover

    Sound Insulation in Dwellings

    Part 3: Material change of use (conversions)

    By Gary Timmins

    This three-part Good Building Guide provides practical guidance for designers, construction managers and operatives, and property developers on understanding the requirements of national building regulations concerning the provision of sound insulation in dwellings. The aim of Part 3 is to give…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    IHS BRE Press

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers book cover

    Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08
    CRC Press

  • Acoustics in Moving Inhomogeneous Media, Second Edition book cover

    Acoustics in Moving Inhomogeneous Media, Second Edition

    By Vladimir E. Ostashev, D. Keith Wilson

    Introduces Systematic Formulations for Use in Acoustic Applications Acoustics in Moving Inhomogeneous Media, Second Edition offers a uniquely complete and rigorous study of sound propagation and scattering in moving media with deterministic and random inhomogeneities. This study is of great…

    Hardback – 2015-09-02
    CRC Press

  • Acoustic Analyses Using Matlab® and Ansys® book cover

    Acoustic Analyses Using Matlab® and Ansys®

    By Carl Q. Howard, Benjamin S. Cazzolato

    Techniques and Tools for Solving Acoustics Problems This is the first book of its kind that describes the use of ANSYS® finite element analysis (FEA) software, and MATLAB® engineering programming software to solve acoustic problems. It covers simple text book problems, such as determining the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction book cover

    Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers: Essentials and Group-Theoretic Formulations book cover

    Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers

    Essentials and Group-Theoretic Formulations

    By Alphose Zingoni

    Appeals to the Student and the Seasoned Professional While the analysis of a civil-engineering structure typically seeks to quantify static effects (stresses and strains), there are some aspects that require considerations of vibration and dynamic behavior. Vibration Analysis and Structural…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    CRC Press

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