Course Title Architectural Acoustics
Course ID ARCH 255
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Core Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Level II, Term II
Course Offered No
Description Introduction, historical overview, classifications and scopes. Fundamentals of sound, noise and vibration; measurements and ratings; human perception. Relationship of sound sources, sound fields and listeners. Speech and music acoustics. Noise and vibration. Sound reinforcement systems. Acoustical practice, design approaches for different types of functions and spaces, pre and post-construction phases, acoustical privacy, acoustical elements. Standards and codes, evaluation of acoustical performance. Introduction to computer aided modeling, simulation, auralization and analytic methods.