Academic Catalog

ME432 ACOUSTICS AND NOISE CONTROL ENGINEERIN

Course Code: 5690432
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET ALIKAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Wave motion, wave equation and its solutions. Acoustic plane waves, spherical waves, energy relations. Sound transmission and transmission loss. Mechanism of hearing, sound perception. Noise limits and legislation. Room acoustics. Reverberation. Sabine`s equation. Wave theory. Noise control at the source in the path and at the receiver. Design principles to limit noise.