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IMB3009 ROOM ACOUSTICS 2+2+0 ECTS:5
Year / Semester Third Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study
Contact hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of practicals per week
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. Hicabi Sinan ÖZKAN
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to teach analyzing the acoustics and vision problems in halls and methods of impeding noise.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

design forms of conference hall by control raditions in the plan and section platforms.

4,10

1,6

LO - 2 :

design audience sittings and to make its vision analysis.

5,10

1,6

LO - 3 :

select suitable material for surfaces of hall.

1,7

1,6

LO - 4 :

select material which is againt to noise of outdoor space.

1,7

1,6

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

Providing natural and artificial acoustics in different halls. Finding necessary acoustic criteria. Determining suitable point of view for stage. Choosing convenient materials for halls walls and the design of interior project. Preparing application project.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Physical and acoustic characteristics of sound

 Week 2

Design principles of auditoriums used for different functions

 Week 3

Ideal forms on acoustics grounds in conference halls

 Week 4

Design of stages and audience seating areas in conference halls, application

 Week 5

Sound reflectors and their forms, application

 Week 6

Design of conference hall forms using control rays, application

 Week 7

Reflected sounds and delay times, application

 Week 8

Sound diffusers, eco and prevention methods of eco, application

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

Reverberation time and the calculation method of the reverberation time, application

 Week 11

Artificial acoustic systems applied in conference halls, application

 Week 12

Objective and subjective evaluation of conference halls, application

 Week 13

Objective and subjective evaluation of conference halls, application

 Week 14

Noise, prevention methods of noise in urban and industrial areas

 Week 15

Sound insulation in conference halls and sound insulation design of construction elements, measurement techniques of acoustic values

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Abdülrahimov, R. 2005; Salonların Akustiği ve Tasarımı, Trabzon

 

Recommended Reading

1Kuttruff, H. 2009; Room Acoustics, Taylor and Francis, Oxon

2Egan, M. D. 2007; Architectural Acoustics, J. Ross Publishing, USA

3Cavanaugh, W. J., Wilkes, J. A. 1999; Architectural acoustics: principles and practice, John Wiley and Sons, USA

4Templeton, D. 1998; Acoustics in the built environment: advice for the design team, Architectural Pres, Oxford

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

18/11/2016

1,5

50

Practice

6
7
8
10
11
12
13

27/10/2016
03/11/2016
10/11/2016
24/11/2016
01/12/2016
08/12/2016
16/12/2016

2
2
2
2
2
2
2

End-of-term exam

16

06/01/2017

1,5

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

4

9

36

Own study for first mid-term exam

15

1

15

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

5

8

40

Homework

25

1

25

Own study for final exam

15

1

15

End-of-term exam

2

1

2

Total work load

134