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School of Engineering
Course unit
IN01100012, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
IN0509, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination APPLIED ACOUSTICS
Department of reference Department of Management and Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge RENATO LAZZARIN ING-IND/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/10 Technical Physics 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/09/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Target skills and knowledge: To supply technical information, design and measurement skills about noise reduction with a particular reference in industry and in building services together with elements of illumination engineering.
Examination methods: Oral examination
Assessment criteria: The oral examination must be completed with two thesis individually assigned to be presented before examination regarding the utilization of a sound level meter individually lent and processing and analysis on measurements done with sound level meter and other instruments of the acoustics laboratory.
Course unit contents: Fundamentals. Psycho physical acoustics. Outdoor sound propagation: noise barriers. Room acoustics. Sound proofing. Sound absorption. Sound and vibration control in utilities and services for buildings. Noise inside and outside industrial buildings. Measuring sound. Framework law on noise with a particular attention to sound immission from industrial plants.
Elements of lighting. Photometric. Colorimetry. Lighting efficiency. Lamps and lighiting equipment. Lighting design.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Traditional with laboratory and individual lending of a sound level meter
Additional notes about suggested reading: Notes from lectures. The powerpoint pdfs are available on moodle, site where registration is compulsory.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Lazzarin - Strada, Elementi di acustica tecnica. Padova: CLEUP, 2007. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Sound Research Laboratory, Noise Control in Industry. --: Spon, 1991.
  • Lindsey, Applied Illumination Engineering. Liliburn: The Fairmont Press, 1997. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Fellin, Forcolini, Palladino, Manuale di Illuminotecnica. Milano: Tecniche Nuove, 1997. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Beranek L., Noise and Vibration Control. --: McGraw Hill, 1971. Cerca nel catalogo