Academic Catalog

BS575 ACOUSTICS IN ARCHITECTURE I

Course Code: 8540575
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Building Science
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ARZU SORGU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Physical phenomena. Sound measurement. Measurement of absorption coefficients. Standing wave tube. Reverberation room method. Statistical room acoustics. Geometrical room acoustics. Method of images. Ray tracing. Reflection pattern
and impulse response by computer simulation. Acoustical design criteria. Diffusers. Helmholtz resonators. Acoustics of small spaces. Room resonances and room modes. Case studies.