Fundamentals of Sound Workshop – HVAC Acoustics

Tags: Acoustics, Generated Noise, Insertion Loss, Silencers, Sound Power

This session reviews the fundamentals of sound and the corresponding rating methods.

  • Review Fundamental Sound Concepts and Definitions
  • Sound Pressure vs. Sound Power
  • Noise Criteria and ASHRAE Recommended background sound levels
  • Insertion Loss vs Generated Noise

Noise Control concepts will also be discussed including the features and benefits of silencers, acoustic enclosures, and terminal units with integral sound attenuators.