Environmental and Architectural Acoustics
By Z. Maekawa, P. Lord
CRC Press – 1994 – 400 pages
This book is a guide to the practical technology involved in achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment for human life.
Fundamentals of sound waves and hearing. Noise and vibration - measurement and rating. Room acoustics. Sound absorption - materials and construction. Airborne sound insulation. Isolation of structure-borne noise and vibration. Noise and vibration control in the environment. Acoustic design of rooms. Electro-acoustic systems. Agenda.