Course Preview - Sound Control and Acoustics for Architects

Sound Control and Acoustics for Architects (0BSP57-OD)

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of architectural acoustics. The material covers a few important properties of sound and related acoustical concepts which are used to calculate and model the materials and assemblies needed to absorb and control sound in buildings. The course finishes with highlighting best practices when specifying acoustical ceiling and wall systems to better ensure successful installations.

Once you have completed the course and passed the test you will be receiving an email shortly with your certification information.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will have learned:

  • Understand the importance of designing for sound control.
  • Gain knowledge of the basic concepts related to sound control and acoustics.
  • Identify common acoustical measures (NRC, AC, CAC).
  • Ability to discuss calculating sound absorption required for a space, performance characteristics of acoustical ceilings and specifying acoustical ceiling and wall systems.

Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)

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