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Table of Contents
                            Architectural Acoustics Illustrated
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Basic Theory
	Sound Level
		Sound Level
		Source Path Receiver
		Measuring Sound Level
		Measuring Sound Level
		Multiple Sound Sources
		Decibel Addition
	Sound Propagation
		Sound Propagation
		Directivity
	Sound Frequency
		Frequency
		Octave Bands
		Sound Level Perception and Frequency
		A-Weighted Decibels
		The Special Case of Low-Frequency Sound
2. Sound Absorption
	Principles of Absorptive and Reflective Surfaces
	Absorption Coefficient
	Types of Sound Absorbers
	Room Constant
	Room Average Absorption
	Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC)
	Sound Absorption Data
3. Room Acoustics
	Room Acoustics Qualities
		Impulse Response
		Reverberance
		Optimal Reverberation Time
		Clarity
		Variable Acoustics
		Reverberation Time Calculation Checklist
		Room Shaping for Speech and Music
		Loudness
		Balconies
		Sightlines
		Warmth
		Concert Hall Types
		Spatial Impression
		Intimacy
		Diffusion
	Theater Planning
		Stage Acoustics
		Orchestra Pits
		What Makes a Good Room for Music?
		Performance Venue Seats
	Acoustic Defects
		Acoustic Defects
	Performance Venues
		Room Acoustics History
		Performance Venues to Visit
	Design Checklists
		Rooms for Unamplified Music Performance Checklist
		Other Types of Rooms Checklist
	Sound System Design
		Electronic Sound Reinforcement
4. Noise Control
	Sound Isolation Principles
		Apartment Layout Graphic Quiz
		Flanking
		Flanking Graphic Checklist
		Flanking Noise Checklist
	Measures of Airborne Sound Isolation
		Transmission Loss (TL)
		Sound Transmission Class (STC)
		How to Measure Sound Transmission Class (STC)
		Target STC Ratings
		Noise Reduction (NR)
		Achieving Higher Acoustical Privacy
	Background Noise
		Background Noise
		Noise Criteria (NC)
		Speech Intelligibility and Noise
		Open-Plan Office Acoustics
		Sound Transmission Loss Data
		Noise Reduction Example Problem
		Air-Structure-Air Flanking
		Acoustic Privacy Checklist
		Apartment Layout Quiz Answer
	Door and Window Sound Isolation
		Doors
		Noise Isolation and Windows
	Impact Noise
		Impact Noise Isolation
		How to Measure IIC
		Impact Noise Checklist
		Recommended Floor-Ceiling Assemblies
		Resiliently Mounted Room Surfaces
	Community Noise
		Principles of Community Noise
		Building-in-Building Design
		Noise Sources
		Community Noise Research
		Community Noise Example Problem
		Outdoor Barriers
		Outdoor Barriers Checklist
		Outdoor Barrier Example Problem
		Wind Turbine Noise
		Community Noise Checklist
	Mechanical System Noise
		Principles of Mechanical System Noise
		Ducted Fan Noise
		Mechanical Room Graphic Checklist
		Ducted Air Turbulence Noise
		Vibration Isolation
		Mechanical Noise Checklist
		Plumbing Noise
		Isolating Pipes from Structure
		Plumbing Noise Checklist
Index
Supplemental Images
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