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  1. Acoustics of Small Rooms

    By Mendel Kleiner, Jiri Tichy

    Much time is spent working out how to optimize the acoustics of large rooms, such as auditoria, but the acoustics of small rooms and environments can be just as vital. The expensive sound equipment of a recording studio or the stereo in a car or living room is likewise rendered useless if the...

    Published April 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Active Control of Noise and Vibration, Second Edition

    By Colin Hansen, Scott Snyder, Xiaojun Qiu, Laura Brooks, Danielle Moreau

    Since the publication of the first edition, considerable progress has been made in the development and application of active noise control (ANC) systems, particularly in the propeller aircraft and automotive industries. Treating the active control of both sound and vibration in a unified way, this...

    Published November 30th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Noise Mapping in the EU

    Models and Procedures

    Edited by Gaetano Licitra

    Noise mapping is the first tool to effectively assess noise exposure, communicating information to citizens, and defining effective action plans for protecting citizens from high noise levels and preserving quiet areas in urban European Community environments. Indeed, strategic noise maps are now...

    Published September 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Acoustics and Noise Control

    3rd Edition

    By R J Peters

    Acoustics and Noise Control provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of acoustics and noise control. Since the last edition was published in 1996 there have been many changes and additions to standards, laws and regulations, codes of practice relating to...

    Published June 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Aircraft Noise

    Assessment, Prediction and Control

    By Oleksandr Zaporozhets, Vadim Tokarev, Keith Attenborough

    Aircraft noise has adverse impacts on passengers, airport staff and people living near airports, it thus limits the capacity of regional and international airports throughout the world. Reducing perceived noise of aircraft involves reduction of noise at source, along the propagation path and at the...

    Published May 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics

    By Michiel Postema

    Ultrasonic imaging is an economic, reliable diagnostic technique. Owing to recent therapeutic applications, understanding the physical principles of medical ultrasonics is becoming increasingly important. Covering the basics of elasticity, linear acoustics, wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics,...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens H. Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise...

    Published December 14th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Barron

    Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. With new contemporary case-studies, this updated book explores these characteristics as an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians. Supported by...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Spon Press

  9. Engineering Noise Control

    Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition

    By David A. Bies, Colin H. Hansen

    The practice of engineering noise control demands a solid understanding of the fundamentals of acoustics, the practical application of current noise control technology and the underlying theoretical concepts. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides a comprehensive explanation of...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Room Acoustics, Fifth Edition

    By Heinrich Kuttruff

    Since publication of the first edition in 1973, this professional and scientific reference has become the standard work in the field, providing detailed analysis of the state of the art in room acoustics. It outlines the theory and practice of sound behaviour in enclosed spaces. Particular...

    Published May 26th 2009 by CRC Press