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MEC4444

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/P W K Chiu (Clayton); Jawaid (Sunway)

Synopsis

Fundamentals of sound and sound propagation, wave equation, Helmholtz equation, absorption, impedance and intensity, silencers. Transmission from one medium to another, applications and optimisation. Transmission through walls, mass law, coincidence and resonance. Sound transmission in the atmosphere, inverse square law, excess attenuation. Radiation of sound, directivity. Sound in enclosed spaces. Noise sources, noise reduction techniques, noise legislation and regulation, acceptable noise levels, hearing conservation, measurement and analysis of noise, design for low noise.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours): 70%
Assignments and tutorials: 25%
Laboratory: 5%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

22 lecture hours plus 22 hours of practice classes and laboratory classes

Prerequisites

MEC3453 or TRC3200