Architectural Acoustics

LMSC-209
Credits: 
3
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: 
MPED and ELPD majors not taking LMSC-208
Electable by: 
All
Prerequisites: 
Passing score on the Math Proficiency Exam, LMSC-130, or completion of college level precalculus or higher
Department: 
LART

This course includes the study of basic vibrating systems and sound sources; sound outdoors and indoors (waves, echoes, and reverberation); sound transmission and noise reduction; sound reinforcement systems; room acoustics and vibration isolation; hearing and psychoacoustics; and acoustics of musical instruments. Math proficiency at the basic college level of LMSC-130 strongly recommended. Note: This course may be used to fulfill the physical science requirement. For ELPD and MPED majors, LMSC-209 can be used to fulfill both the natural science requirement for degree students and the acoustics requirement in the major concentrate.