APPLIED ACOUSTICS

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Code
65905
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9270 Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics (LM-33) GENOVA

5 credits during the 5th year of 8724 Construction Engineering and Architecture (LM-4 C.U.) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9269 Mechanical Engineering - Design and Production (LM-33) GENOVA

5 credits during the 2nd year of 9914 ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING (LM-4) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/11
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics)
semester
2° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provides the basic knowledge of applied acoustics to be used in main practical case of technical interest for mechanical and energy engineers referring  particularly to acoustic impact from technical components.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is based on theoretical lectures, practical application and laboratory activity.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

General concepts. Physic acoustics. Sound Pressure Level. Intensity and Power Level. Sound propagation. Audiogram. Sound Meters. Microphone characteristics. Equivalent levels. Spectral analysis, Indexes and sound criteria. Acoustic dosimeters. Acoustic intensity and acoustic power determination. Sound propagation in free field. Sound propagation in rooms. Acoustic reverberation.  Acoustic properties of materials. Diffusive and normal incidence sound absorption and its determination by reverberant rooms and by standing waves tubes methods. Insulation  panels assembly. Noise control. International standards for measuring techniques on materials and for noise evaluation in buildings.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Autore/i, Titolo, Editore, anno;

G. Moncada Lo Giudice, S.Santoboni, Acustica, Masson/ESA, Milano (1995).

E.Cirillo, Acustica Applicata, McGraw-Hill, Milano (1997).
R.Spagnolo (a cura di), Manuale di acustica applicata, UTET Libreria, Torino (2001).
R.Lazzarin, M. Strada,  Elementi di Acustica Tecnica, CLEUP  - Padova

Ian Sharland, Manuale di Acustica Applicata – L’attenuazione del Rumore – Ed. Woods Italiana

M.Garai, S.Secchi, G.Semprini, Isolamento acustico degli edifici. Metodi di calcolo a partire dalle prestazioni dei componenti, Maggioli Editore, Rimini (2000).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Friday 11-13 Other dates by appointment to be arranged with the lecturer

Exam Board

DAVIDE BORELLI (President)

CORRADO SCHENONE (President)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course is based on theoretical lectures, practical application and laboratory activity.

Class schedule

APPLIED ACOUSTICS

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The final exam consists of an oral examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The modality to check the achievement of expected learning outcomes consists in the evaluation conducted during the exam, as well as in the sharing of the results of exercises performed during the course.

The comprehension of the exam subject is verified through questions regarding the different topics taught during the course

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/02/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
15/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale