Architectural Acoustics (J. Ross Publishing Classics)

Architectural Acoustics (J. Ross Publishing Classics)

by M. David Egan

ISBN-10: 1932159789
ISBN-13: 9781932159783
Publisher: J. Ross Publishing
Edition: - 2007

Book Description
Authored by David Egan, one of the foremost authorities in the field of architectural acoustics, this architecture classic presents in a highly illustrated format the principles of design for good hearing and freedom from noise in and around buildings. The more than 540 illustrations are not merely supplements to the text but serve as the core of the basic principles of sound and hearing, sound absorption and noise reduction, sound isolation and criteria for noise, control of HVAC systems noise and vibrations, auditorium acoustics design, and electronic sound systems. Architectural Acoustics is a must have for architects, interior designers, engineers, consultants, students and all others concerned with the design and construction of buildings. An unabridged J. Ross Publishing republication of the edition published by McGraw-Hill, New York, 1988, 448pp. Key Features - Offers more than 540 illustrations to visually explain basic acoustic engineering principles with complete clarity and tables of engineering data that further enhance understanding and the usefulness of the text - Contains many valuable checklists of design aids, data tables of sound absorption and sound isolation properties for a wide variety of building materials - Presents case study examples of common problems and step-by-step practical solutions - Provides handy access to useful formulas, a metric system conversion table, a summary of common building acoustics terms, and extensive references