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Architectural Acoustics
Principles and Practice
Second edition
edited by William J. Cavanaugh

Get the leading guide to acoustics for architects, engineers, and interior designers!

A widely recognized, comprehensive reference to acoustic principles for all concerned with the built environment, Architectural Acoustics, Second edition provides design professionals with up-to-date information on basic concepts, acoustical materials, and technologies for controlling wanted or unwanted sound within and around buildings.

Updated throughout, this edition features:

  • New information on acoustical standards and guidelines for sustainable building design
  • Additional, richly detailed case studies demonstrating real-world applications, including the acclaimed Walt Disney Concert Hall and many other building types
  • Nearly 200 photos and illustrations that further elucidate specific principles, applications, and techniques
  • New developments in sound reinforcement and audio visual systems and their integration in room design
  • Progress in research and future directions in acoustical modeling

With fundamental conceptual understanding of basic acoustical principles provided by Architectural Acoustics, Second edition, building designers can confidently create aesthetically and aurally pleasing spaces, while avoiding problems that could be very costly, if not impossible, to solve later.

Contents

  1. Introduction to Architectural Acoustics and Basic Principles
  2. Acoustical Materials and Methods
  3. Building Noise Control Applications
  4. Acoustical Design: Places for Listening
  5. Sound Systems
  6. Recent Innovations in Acoustical Design and Research
  7. Sustainable Design and Acoustics

Appendices
Index

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Architectural Acoustics
Principles and Practice
Second edition
edited by William J. Cavanaugh

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