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Acoustics of buildings

Floyd Rowe Watson

Acoustics of buildings

including acoustics of auditoriums and sound-proofing of rooms

by Floyd Rowe Watson

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Published by J. Wiley & sons, inc., Chapman & Hall, limited in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architectural acoustics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. R. Watson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2800 .W33 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14364597M
    LC Control Number41026814

      Principles and Applications of Building Science 2, views Auditoriums - Grand Central Hall - Acoustic Concepts - Acoustics in Architecture - Duration: Summary. Building or architectural acoustics is taken in this book to cover all aspects of sound and vibration in buildings. The book covers room acoustics but the main emphasis is on sound insulation and sound absorption and the basic aspects of noise and vibration problems connected to service equipment and external sources.

    : Acoustics, Noise and Buildings () by Parkin, Peter Hubert and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(1). Acoustics Noise and Buildings Hardcover – 1 Jan. by H.R. Parkin, P.H. Humphreys (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from 4/5(1).

    Architectural acoustics is the process of managing how both airborne and impact sound is transmitted – and controlled – within a building design. While virtually every material within a room – from furniture to floor coverings to computer screens – affects sound levels to one degree or another, wall partitions,File Size: KB. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: / by P.H. Parkin and H.R. Humphreys, Includes index.


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