ERIC Number: ED024212
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to Airborne, Impact, and Structure Borne Noise--Control in Multifamily Dwellings.
Berendt, Raymond D.; And Others
The control of noise on buildings is discussed extensively in this document, incorporating a broad range of criteria appropriate for isolating air borne, impact, and structure-borne noise associated with residential construction. Subject areas include--(1) noise types, sources, and transmission, (2) general principles of noise control, (3) principles for controlling different types of noise, (4) practical solutions to controlling building noise, and (5) development of criteria for evaluating noise control. Special details include a glossary of terminology, international sources of noise control criteria, and sound insulation data for wall and floor-ceiling construction. A bibliography is also included. Numerous drawings, diagrams and charts accompany the report. (MM)
Descriptors: Acoustical Environment, Acoustics, Air Conditioning, Building Design, Carpeting, Ceilings, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Electrical Appliances, Environmental Influences, Environmental Research, Environmental Standards, Flooring, Heating, Housing, Psychoacoustics, School Location, Site Analysis, Structural Building Systems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($2.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC.
Note: Supersedes FHA No. 750, "Impact Noise Control in Multifamily Dwellings," Jan 63