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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  Feb 18, 2018
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ARCH 4890 - 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 & Xiang. The course includes mechanic and acoustic oscillations, 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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: College-level calculus, complex functions, and partial differential equations are prerequisite.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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