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Sound Environment in Buildings

Faculty of Engineering, 2 Credits
Wednesday Period #1, Term S1,S2 / Eng. Bldg. #1, Lecture Room #12

Outline: The relation of architecture to sound environment is overviewd from physical and psychological aspects, and methodologies, techniques and systems for sound environment design are explained.
  1. Physics of sound
  2. Physiology/Psychology of sound
  3. Sound propagation
  4. Sound field in room
  5. Sound absorption & materials
  6. Sound insulation & materials
  7. Measurement/evaluation of noise
  8. Control of air-borne sound
  9. Control of structure-borne sound
  10. Room acoustics planning
  11. Electro-acoustic equipment
  12. Visualization/Auralization of architectural acoustics
Grading: Attendance/Written examination

Exercises in Mechanical Equipment and Environmental Engineering of Buildings (partial)

Faculty of Engineering, 2 Credits
Tuesday Period #4,#5, Term A1,A2 / Eng. Bldg. #1, Lecture Room #15

  1. Measurement of noise
  2. Measurement of room acoustics
Grading: Attendance/Paper

Principles of Environmental Engineering (partial)

Faculty of Engineering, 2 Credits
Friday Period #1, Term A1,A2 / Eng. Bldg. #8, Lecture Room #83

  1. Sound environment for human life
  2. Architectural acoustics
  3. Noise and vibration
Grading: Attendance/Paper

Comprehensive Exercises in Architecture (partial)

Faculty of Engineering, 2 Credits
Thursday Period #3,#4, Term A1,A2 / On-site

Outline: Tour of technical research institutes of construction companies
Grading: Attendance/Paper

Basic Social System Engineering I: Design & Research of Architectural Space (partial)

College of Arts & Sciences, 2 Credits
Friday Period #5, Term S1,S2 / Komaba, Bldg. #13, Room #1331

Title: Sound environment design in architectural space
Grading: Attendance/Paper

Environmental Acoustics

Graduate School of Engineering, 2 Credits
Tuesday Period #4,#5 Term S1 (Biennially) / Eng. Bldg. #1, Lecture Room #11

Outline: Regarding sound environment in people's living, a variety of issues in architectural, urban and regional scales are discussed, and methodologies for its evaluation/prediction/control, social systems and cultural aspects are explained. In concrete, the following contents are arranged, and in the last every participant presents a short report on a survey related with sound environment.
  1. Introduction: Sound environment design for living spaces
  2. Social Systems 1: Outdoor sound environment & Noise regulations
  3. Social Systems 2: Indoor sound environment & Building acoustic performance
  4. Measurement/Evaluation 1: Acoustic equipment & Environmental noise measurement
  5. Measurement/Evaluation 2: Building & Room acoustic measurements
  6. Analysis/Prediction 1: Practical assessment of outdoor noise propagation
  7. Analysis/Prediction 2: Analysis in building & room acoustics
  8. Control/Planning 1: Noise control techniques & Sound insulation design
  9. Control/Planning 2: Regional sound environment planning & Soundscape
  10. Presentation of reports
Grading: Attendance/Presentation

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