2 edition of Sound transmission through building structures found in the catalog.
Sound transmission through building structures
Ben H. Sharp
by Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, for sale by the National Technial Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Series||NBS-GCR ; 80-250, NBS-GCR -- 80-250.|
|Contributions||Kasper, Peter K., Montroll, Mark L., Wyle Research (Firm)., Center for Building Technology., United States. National Bureau of Standards.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||141 p. in various pagings :|
|Number of Pages||141|
Sound Transmission Class (or STC) is an integer rating of how well a building partition attenuates airborne the US, it is widely used to rate interior partitions, ceilings, floors, doors, windows and exterior wall configurations. Inthemodernapartmenthouse,officebuilding,hotel,andother buildingsofthis nature sound insulation is becoming of increasing 1 TransmissionandAbsorption of .
The book is in 5 sections:sound transmission in buildings; measurement methods; sources of sound and vibration; vibration isolation; lightweight building structures. The papers were selected on the basis of their rigor, their citation history and their contribution to the science and practice of building acoustics. The Sound Transmission Class (STC), measured in decibels, is used to measure building material's ability to absorb sound. The STC can be used to measure sound absorption for both external building walls and internal walls in single and multifamily structures. The .
Get this from a library! Airborne sound transmission through elements of buildings,. [E J Weston; M A Burgess; J A Whitlock] -- This Technical study has been prepared to provide designers with reference data on the sound-transmission losses of a variety of partitions doors and glazing arrangements, and a . The first edition of Sound and Structural Vibration was written in the early then, two major developments have taken place in the field of vibroacoustics. Powerful computational methods and procedures for the numerical analysis of structural vibration, acoustical fields and acoustical interactions between fluids and structures have been developed and these are now universally.
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Sound transmission in multi-unit dwellings and single family homes can affect quality of life. Learn how to prevent it Before embarking on any structural changes, it is most important to understand that the sound isolation between two homes is not determined only by the common wall or floor.
All the other parts of th. Sound Transmission Through Buildings: Using Statistical Energy Analysis by R. Craik (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.
The digit and digit formats both by: The book provides an introductory text for new users of SEA giving all the information necessary for its application to standard structures.
It also includes detailed analysis techniques for more experienced users. The book shows how SEA can be used for sound transmission through buildings with particular emphasis on complex constructions such 5/5(1).
Structure-borne sound can be directly imparted to the building structure by a vibration, such as a humming compressor, or by direct impact, such as a boot stepping on a hardwood floor. As sound energy travels through a building, it changes from one type of transmission to the other and back, losing energy in each transition.
TL data may be obtained from tests performed in a transmission suite in accordance with ISO /1:ISO /3: The sound transmission loss or sound reduction index (SRI) for a panel is described in terms of the ratio of sound power incident on the panel to the sound power transmitted through the panel.
MANAGING SOUND TRANSMISSION INSIDE BUILDINGS. Products. Pipe design and construction. Manufacturers of acoustic pipes Sound transmission through building structures book two key techniques to absorb sound and minimise transmission through the pipe: • Increased mass through use of thicker walled or layered pipe - sound travels in waves and can be reflected in the same way as light.
Sound Transmission through Pipe Systems and into Building Structures - A study into the suitability of a simplified SEA model and determination methods for parameters - In residential and other buildings many people are annoyed by noise due to service equipment.
In order to avoid noise annoyance, limits to the maximum allowable sound levelCited by: 1. Publisher Summary.
This chapter focuses on the vibrational response of structures to incident sound fields. The process of transmission of airborne sound energy through partitions involves vibrational response to sound pressures that acts on one side, and the consequent radiation of sound.
In building Acoustic transmission in building design refers to a number of processes by which sound can be transferred from one part of a building to another. Typically these are: Airborne transmission - a noise source in one room sends air pressure waves which induce vibration to one side of a wall or element of structure setting it moving.
Structure-borne sound - Designing Buildings Wiki - Share your construction industry knowledge. Sound is caused by vibrations which transmit through a medium and reach the ear or some other form of detecting device.
Sound is measured in loudness (decibels (dB)). Sound transmission through building structures: review and recommendations for research / Ben H. Sharp, Peter K, Kasper, Mark L.
Montroll Item Preview. TRANSMISSION Sound is transmitted through most walls and floors by setting the entire structure into vibration. This vibration generates new sound waves of reduced intensity on the other side. The passage of sound into one room of a building from a source located in another room or outside the building is termed ''sound transmission.
Craik, R.J.M. and Thancanamootoo, A. () The importance of in-plane waves in sound transmission through buildings. Applied Acoustics. 37, 85– CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 5.
transmission through building materials and structures. It also includes a model for electrical properties as a function of frequency, and a table of parameters for relevant materials. Annex 2 gives definitions for various types of propagation loss associated with buildings, and.
Simply speaking, any sound that is unwanted, or in excess, is "noise." CertainTeed Building Science investigates sound paths to understand sound's sources and modes of transmission. There are two types of sound paths: airborne sound and structure-borne sound.
Airborne sound is directly transmitted from a source into the air. E Test Method for Measurement of Airborne Sound Attenuation between Rooms in Buildings. E Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine. E Guide for Field Measurements of Airborne Sound Attenuation of Building Facades and Facade Elements.
A portion of the absorbed energy is converted to heat and is “lost” and the rest is transmitted through the absorbing body. SOUND TRANSMISSION CLASS (STC) – An integer rating of how well a building partition such as an interior wall, floor/ceiling, door, window, or exterior wall attenuates airborne sounds ranging between and 4, Hz.
Further, sound transmission through a double-leaf partition based on a honeycomb panel with periodic stiffeners is investigated. The structural response of the periodic structure due to a harmonic excitation is expressed in terms of a series of space harmon-ics and virtual work theory is applied to calculate the sound transmission.
The original. sound, with 50 usually considered the minimum rating for occupant satisfaction in residential buildings. Controlling the Transmission of Impact Sound through Floors by A.C.C. Warnock This Update presents guidelines for controlling the transmission of impact sound through concrete-slab and wood-joist floor systems in multi-family dwellings.
Problems with airborne and structure borne sound are often associated both with direct transmission through a floor and flanking transmission via supporting walls and other associated structures. It is essential to establish if your problem is due to direct transmission, flanking transmission or a combination of both so that the most effective.
National Gypsum Company. Further, wood-framed buildings tend to be rigidly connected to other support structure. Once sound hits one of these structures, it can travel quite easily and efficiently throughout the building.
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