Architectural acoustics


Shape acoustics

  • Focalization
  • Diffuser
  • Central
  • Perimeter
  • Alveolar
  • Global

Acoustics of proportions

  • Dominant or isometric dimensions
  • The number of gold
  • Harmonic and inharphonic stationary waves
  • Eco. Fluctuating echo

Acoustics of finishes and coatings

  • Speculative, mixed and widespread reflection
  • Absorption. absorption coefficient. Equivalent absorption
  • Absorbent materials.
  • Reverb time.
  • Introduction to sound insulation of air, impacts and vibrations

Reverb calculation practice.

  • Sabine’s method.
  • Other methods


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Marseille: Éditions Parenthèses, 1995. ISBN 2-86364-078-X.

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America: American Institute of Physics, 1996. ISBN 1563965305 (tela).

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acústica’. Barcelona: Edicions UPC, 2007, vol. 3.

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UPC, 2002. ISBN 84-8301-638-9.

– Schafer, R. Murray. ‘Le paysage sonore’. [S.l.]: J. Clattès, 1991. ISBN 2-7096-1-073-6.

Complementary Bibliography:

– Thorny, Susana. ‘Acoustic ecology and education: bases for the design of a new landscape

sound.’ Barcelona: Graó, 2006. ISBN 9788478274420.

– Schafer, R. Murray. ‘Voices of tyranny: temples of silence’. Indian River: Arcane, 1993. ISBN


– Tati, Jacques. ‘Play time’ . Barcelona: DeAplaneta, 2003.