More people are spending more time at home making more noise--yet they want quiet environments. This is the only book available that tells designers, planners, architects, and builders how to give homeowners and apartment-dwellers the quiet they crave. Simple enough to be used by the average do-it-yourselfer (it avoids complex mathematics), yet so complete it will satisfy the requirements of knowledgeable building professionals, this authoritative guide gives you one-stop answers on designing, specifying, testing, and retrofitting residences to meet the new environmental standards and satisfy our need for peace and quiet.Chapter 5 3 Ma#39;s of ACOUSTICS: MYTHS, MISCONCEPTIONS, AND MYSTERIES 5.l INTRODUCTION The premise of this ... MYTH. TO. REALITY. yields. optimum. dB. per. $. and. ideas. of. the. future. 5.2 ABSORPTION. TRANSMISSION LOSSanbsp;...
|Title||:||Noise Control Manual for Residential Buildings|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 1997-07-01|