Melody Baglione

Professor and George Clark Chair of Mechanical Engineering

Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Control (EID260)

Course Description:  Interdisciplinary overview of acoustics and its applications in industrial and environmental noise control, acoustics of buildings, vibration systems and control. Topics include: sound levels, decibels and directivity, hearing, hearing loss and psychological effect of noise, noise control criteria and regulations, instrumentation, source of noise, room acoustics, acoustics of walls, enclosures and barriers, acoustics materials and structures, vibration control systems; design projects.

Course Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the fundamental concepts of sound and its effects on people.
  2. To learn the practical aspects of noise control.
  3. To gain formal training in laboratory and field work related to noise measurement, and
  4. To obtain project experience through participation in a realistic noise control project.

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