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Simplified Design for Building Sound Control

Simplified Design for Building Sound Control

James Ambrose, Jeffrey E. Ollswang

ISBN: 978-0-471-56908-4 May 1995 176 Pages


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Organized for self-paced study, this user-friendly book can easily be understood by designers with no engineering training. Provides excellent guidance concerning how design can be used to control noise, privacy and room acoustics within buildings. Contains a summary of the basic types of sound problems that occur in buildings.
Basic Concerns.

Nature of Sound.

Sound and Hearing.

Room Acoustics.

Sound and Noise Control.

Control of Airborne Noise.

Control of Impact Structure-Borne Noise.

Case Studies: Building Design Situations.




Study Aids.