Theory of Acoustic Space Design in Architecture

Numbering Code G-ENG04 5B259 LJ74 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Mon.3
Instructor name OOTANI MAKOTO (Graduate School of Engineering Associate Professor)
TAKANO YASUSHI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course For the realization of optimal acoustic space design in architecture, it is essential to understand
- Prediction of physical parameters of sound field in architecture
- Measurement and analysis of sound field
- Perception and cognition of acoustic space
with in-depth understanding of acoustics, psychology of hearing, and acoustic signal processing. This lecture introduces these theories and methods from physical and psychological viewpoints and recent research trend. In addition, presentation and discussion by students are conducted for better understandings.
Course Goals In-depth understandings of
- Prediction of acoustic space - Measurement and analysis of acoustic space
- Theory and method of perceptual evaluation for optimal acoustic space design in architecture.
Schedule and Contents Introduction,1time, Overview
Acoustics,1time, Acoustics for understanding behavior of sound field and sound wave
Acoustic signal processing,1 time, Acoustic signal processing for measurement, analysis, and control of sound field
Auditory perception, 2 times, Mechanism of spatial and temporal perception of sound field, based on psychology of hearing. Multi-modal perception between hearing and other modalities.
Physical parameters of sound field and its prediction, 2 times, Physical parameters for measuring sound field quality. Theories and methods for predicting physical parameters by computational simulations.
Measurement and analysis of sound field, 2 times, Basic measurement and analysis method of physical information in sound field. Measurement and analysis of spatial information of sound field.
Auralization of sound field, 2 times, Auralization of acoustic space in architecture in its design stage. Theories and methods of acoustic space.
Presentation,4times,Participants' presentation and discussion on research survey in the field of acoustic environment.
Evaluation Methods and Policy Presentation (50%) and report (50%)
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) To be instructed during the class.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Provided from the lecturer during the class.
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