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Acoustics in Buildings

B Gréhant, SOMFY, France

Price: £ 27.00

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

Acoustics in Buildings


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.


• 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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