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DS2AP - Room Acoustics

Course specification
Course title Room Acoustics
Acronym DS2AP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition No
      The goal Rooms are common acoustic transmission system in acoustical practice. The objective of the course is revealing to students a basic knowledge about sound field in room necessary for research in that important field. Students are introduced in characteristics of sound field in room, method for its modeling and physical properties of means for its control.
      The outcome Ability for individual research concerned with room acoustics
      Contents
      Contents of lectures Sound field in front of the wall. Mathematical models of sound field in rooms: wave theory, geometrical model and statistical model. Sound absorption and sound absorbers. Subjective effects of combined sound fields.
      Contents of exercises Acoustical measurements in real rooms and in their scaled models
      Literature
      1. Heinrich Kuttruf, "Room acoustics", Spon press, London, 2000. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      6
      Methods of teaching presentations and laboratory work
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
      Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
      Projects 30
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 20