The only practical, solutions-oriented guide to the acoustical tools needed for designing a wide range of projects: open-plan offices, airport facilities, and more. Covers sound enhancement and noise control issues, with checklists, charts, and other project-evaluation tools. Complements the Architectural Acoustics CD-ROM; ideal for architects, interior designers, and landscape architects, and well-suited for continuing education use and licensing exam prep.
Table of ContentsPart 1: Overview of the Fundamentals of Architectural Acoustics. Chapter 1: Basic Acoustics. Chapter 2: Sound Control. Part 2: Design Tools and Examples. Chapter 3: Room Acoustics. Chapter 4: Sound Privacy/Isolation. Chapter 5: Open-Plan Offices. Chapter 6: Multipurpose Facilities. Chapter 7: Sound Outdoors. Technical Addendum.