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Acoustics in Buildings

B Gréhant, SOMFY, France


Price: £ 40.00

ISBN: 9780727725110
Format: Hardbound
Publish Date: 17/04/1996
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Page Size: 210x148mm
Number of Pages: 305

Acoustics in Buildings

Description
This book explains, in a practical and straightforward way, the fundamental principles needed for understanding noise, its cause and the means of dealing with it. It presents a strategy for optimizing a building`s internal environment in terms of noise and its associated problems, addressing all stages of the process from the motor design to installation.

Contents

  • Vibration
  • Propagation
  • Sound as a phenomenon
  • Sound propagation and attenuation in rooms
  • Noise
  • Measurement and characterisation methods
  • Viscoelastic suspensions and transmissions
  • From motor to building
  • Improvements at source
  • Improvements of the moving unit
  • Improvement of installation conditions
  • Product design
  • Installation of products
  • Consequences for architectural design
  • Appendices
  • References
  • Useful addresses
  • Notation
  • Index

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