Ch 12: Acoustics in Engineering

About This Chapter

Review the material in this chapter to make sure you understand the acoustic considerations engineers must take into account when designing different structures. These lessons and self-assessment quizzes make it easy to study for an exam or simply explore interesting engineering concepts.

Acoustics in Engineering - Chapter Summary

Acoustics are very important to the ambient atmosphere of a building. Use the lessons in this chapter to learn how engineers measure and account for sound in a structure. You can also learn the formulas they use to estimate the sound pressure level of a building. Review this material whenever you find the time, without fear of losing your place. The Dashboard in your account makes it easy to jump between different devices, and, when you have finished the lesson material, you can quickly assess what you learned with the interactive lesson quizzes. Use this chapter to explore:

  • How engineers measure decibels
  • What sound pressure level (SPL) is
  • The formulas used to estimate and account for the sound pressure level of a building
  • Why sound management is important when designing a structure

Chapter Practice Exam
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