Illustrates the latest solutions to real problems occurring in industry, buildings, and communities. Second Edition offers many more 13roblem sets and end-of-chapter exercises as well as up-to-the-minute coverage of new topics.

part I|189 pages

The Nature and Measurement of Sound

chapter 1|34 pages

Physical Acoustics

chapter 2|30 pages

Levels and Spectra

chapter 3|29 pages

Character of Noise

chapter 4|37 pages

Sound Propagation

chapter 5|55 pages

Sound Measurement and Analysis

part II|209 pages

Noise Control Methods

chapter 6|46 pages

Acoustical Materials

chapter 7|36 pages

Acoustical Enclosures

chapter 9|20 pages

Reverberation Control

chapter 10|49 pages

Vibration Control

part III|104 pages

Basic Sources of Noise: Character and Treatment

chapter 11|16 pages

Fans and Blowers

chapter 12|36 pages

Gas-Jet Noise

chapter 13|20 pages

Gear Noise

chapter 14|30 pages

Additional Topics and Case Histories

part IV|76 pages

Environmental Acoustics

chapter 15|27 pages

Sound Control in Buildings

chapter 16|26 pages

Community and Environmental Noise Control

chapter 18|10 pages

Personal Hearing Protection