Acoustics of Wood (Springer Series in Wood Science) by Voichita Bucur

By Voichita Bucur

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B. 1989; Fothergill and Royle 1991) and in the USA (Dickerhoff and Lawrence 1971; Grantham and Heebink 1971, 1973). A considerable number of experiments have been conducted with timber platform floating floor (Fothergill and Royle 1991). 2. Critical frequencies for different building materials as a function of thickness. 3. Mechanical properties of building materials under standard conditions. (Cremer et al. 010 surements were related to the insulation capacities of the materials used for the resilient layer of the floor, the absorbing materials between the joists, and the sound transmission up and down through the supporting walls of the floor.

Cremer and Muller (1982) demonstrated that “it is possible to accomplish some predetermined acoustical design objectives by selecting the enclosure surfaces to absorb, reflect or transmit the incident wave. ” Similar statements have been advanced by all acousticians involved in architectural acoustics (Beranek 1960, 1962; Egan 1988). Sound absorption and sound reflection efficiency over the audible spectrum are strongly related to the internal structure of the material, surface treatment, type of mounting, geometry, etc.

1 s occupied Ceiling Gilded and painted plaster on wood Walls Plaster on brick, wooden doors, wooden paneling around platform, balcony fronts are plaster on wood Floor Linoleum on wood with carpet; platform floor is wood over air space with steep, fixed risers Chairs Fixed wooden chairs with upholstered seats Wood and the Acoustics of Concert Halls 35 Fig. 7. Absorption coefficient for a coffered ceiling, measured in a reverberant room. 6 s. Timbre-related effects, recorded on the spectrum of sound levels in three concert halls (Amsterdam, Boston, and Vienna), were largely commented on by Bradley (1991).

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