Feb 27, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ARCH 6840 - Engineering Acoustics

Introductory materials of engineering acoustics for students with basic knowledge in mathematics. Much of the course material is taken from the textbook “Acoustics for Engineers” by Blauert and Xiang. The course includes mechanic and acoustic oscillations, electromechanic and electroacoustic, magnetic- and electric-field transduction, wave equations in fluids, governing equations for horns and ducts, spherical sound sources and arrays, diffraction and scattering, dissipation, reflection, refraction and absorption, isolation of air- and structure-borne sounds, noise propagation and noise control. Differential equations is recommended.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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