LABORATORY OF ACOUSTICS

LABORATORY OF ACOUSTICS

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Code
98853
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9270 Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics (LM-33) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/11
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The module is introductory and intends to provide the basic notions of applied acoustics preliminary to the second part concerning acoustic design in the building sector.

At the end of the module the student will have acquired the basic notions to be able to understand the second part of the course.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Elements of physical acoustics, the human ear, acoustic measurements, acoustic comfort evaluation indexes, characterization of sound sources, propagation of sound in free field and in presence of obstacles, spectral analysis of a noise, physiological effects of noise.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Notes prepared by the teacher

F. A. Everest, Manuale di acustica, Hoepli, 1996.

J. D. Turner, A. J. Pretlove, Acoustics for engineers, MacMillan, 1991.

C. M. Harris, Manuale di controllo del rumore, Tecniche nuove, 1989.

M. Toni, Interventi, materiali e strumenti per l’isolamento acustico degli edifici, Maggioli Editore, 1997.

I Sharland, L'attenuazione del rumore: manuale di acustica applicata, Woods Italiana, 1980

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment to be agreed with the teacher.

Exam Board

CORRADO SCHENONE (President)

DAVIDE BORELLI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam.

Assessment methods

During the oral exam, for the topics covered in class (Physical Acoustics, Acoustic Measures, Architectural Acoustics, Building Acoustics, Noise Control, Acoustic Standards) questions are formulated to ascertain the student's comprehension. Alongside the theoretical elements, the examination tends to favor the application and engineering aspects.