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CODE 97199
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/10
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main aim of the module is to give the basic knowledge of building acoustics and lighting. The achieved competence will be a good knowledge of the basic physics needed to design end retrofit effectively acoustic and lighting layouts of existing buildings. Attention will be given also to current law and technical regulations, toghether with measurement and software design tools.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Applied Acoustics. The aim of this part of the course is to provide the basic knowledge of applied acoustics to be used in the cases of technical interest for building engineers, with a particular focus on building renovation. After the study of basic topics regarding physical acoustics, the subjects of acoustic measurements, building acoustics, and architectural acoustics will be deepened.

For the Applied Acoustics part,  the course aims to provide the student with the basic skills necessary to address the acoustic aspects of building design. The ability to analyze physical and technical problems related to achieving adequate acoustic well-being, and the basic tools useful for a correct acoustic design of indoor and outdoor environments are provided. Special attention will be paid to the learning of techniques for refitting and renovation of existing buildings

 

TEACHING METHODS

The part Applied Acoustics is based on theoretical lectures (16 hours), practical application and laboratory activity (8 hours).

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Applied Acoustics. Physical acoustics. Sound propagation. Elements of psychoacoustics. Acoustic measurements. Noise and sound criteria. Sound sources. Sound propagation in free field. Reflection, refraction, diffraction. Acoustic reverberation.  Sound propagation in rooms. Indoor and outdoor acoustic insulation. Sound insulation in buildings. Acoustic properties of materials: sound absorption and attenuation. Standards and regulations concerning environmental and building acoustics.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes prepared by the teacher

M.J. Crocker, Handbook of Acoustics, Wiley-Interscience, 1998.

F. A. Everest , K. C. Pohlmann, Master Handbook of Acoustics, McGraw-Hill Education; 6th edition, 2014.

J. D. Turner, A. J. Pretlove, Acoustics for engineers, MacMillan, 1991.

M. D. Egan, Architectural Acoustics, J. Ross Pub., 2007.

M. Asselineau, Building Acoustics, CRC Press; 2015.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DAVIDE BORELLI (President)

ANTONELLA PRIARONE (President)

CORRADO SCHENONE (President)

LUCA ANTONIO TAGLIAFICO (President)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Applied Acoustics. The final exam consists of an oral examination. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Applied Acoustics. During the oral exam, for the topics covered in class (Physical Acoustics, Acoustic Measurements, Architectural Acoustics, Building Acoustics, Regulations and Standards) questions are asked to ascertain understanding. The exam tends to focus, as well as on theoretical elements,  on applicative and engineering issues.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/01/2024 11:00 GENOVA Orale Esame 19/01/2024 (ADFB - applied acoustics) Gentili studenti, Spero che questo messaggio vi trovi bene. Vogliamo informarvi che l'esame programmato originariamente per il 19 gennaio 2024 è stato rimandato a lunedì 29 gennaio 2024 per ragioni organizzative. Ci scusiamo sinceramente per l'eventuale disagio che questo cambiamento potrebbe causare. Riconosciamo che il tempo e la pianificazione sono importanti per voi, e vogliamo essere sicuri che la nuova data sia accettabile. Se per qualche motivo il 29 gennaio non è una data conveniente, siamo più che disposti a trovare un'alternativa. Per favore, fatemi sapere entro breve se il 29 gennaio va bene o se preferireste un'altra data all'inizio di febbraio. Il vostro feedback è molto importante per noi. Grazie per la comprensione e la collaborazione. Cordiali saluti, Corrado Schenone
30/01/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale