4.431 Architectural Acoustics


Class Info

Describes interactions between people and sound, indoors and outdoors, and uses this information to develop acoustical design criteria for architecture and planning. Principles of sound generation, propagation, and reception. Properties of materials for sound absorption, reflection, and transmission. Design implications for performance and gathering spaces. Use of computer modeling techniques.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.431 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Fridays in 9-250.

This class counts for a total of 0 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 4.431 was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Architectural Acoustics site or on the 4.431 Stellar site.

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