Acoustics is the science that explains behaviour of sound in a given space. Being not a very familiar term, one may have a lot of questions, queries and doubts about this term. Here we have tried to answer a few commonly and frequently asked questions in simple vocabulary. General understanding of these basic concepts will go a long way in identifying and deciding on you acoustic needs and solutions. Hope you will find this useful. Acoustics: Some Frequently Asked Questions….
Architectural Acoustics Acoustics is the science of sound. Architectural acoustics deals with the construction of enclosed areas with enhanced audibility of speech, music or sound. It is the branch of architecture that deals with the control of sound showcasing the reflective, receptive and absorptive properties of sound. We can term Architectural acoustics as both an art and science. A proper balance between sound-absorbing and sound-reflective materials enhances the quality of sound in any environment and gives the experience of pleasure….
Benefits of Acoustics Proper acoustic applications can make the difference! Sounds can be very disturbing at times – both internal and external – whether at home, hotel rooms, educational institutes, parties or theatres. Internal sounds include music, TV, voices etc. and external sounds may be anything from traffic to honking vehicles to shouting or anything you name it. They may disturb your sleep at home, spoil a long-anticipated lecture or turn a well planned and organised programme into an irritable…
Acoustics: Creating pleasing environments in offices and homes The other day I was attending a function in a hall. It was a grand community function; beautifully decorated and well organized with a balanced itinerary of community, social, spiritual and cultural activities. It was supposed to be an enjoyable day. But what played the spoil sport was the sound – no not the microphone or sound system. It was the echoing sound in the hall. Whatever was spoken was not audible….