Acoustics

Acoustics is a branch of physics that deals with the study of mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics technology may be called an acoustical engineer. The application of acoustics is present in almost all aspects of modern society with the most obvious being the audio and noise control industries. Hearing is one of the most crucial means of survival in the animal world and speech is one of the most …

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World Bank Group · 26 June 2024 English

This policy note aims to outline the importance and provide empirical evidence on the conditions and risks associated with green, resilient, inclusive, and learning-oriented spaces in Brazilian schools. Measuring these …

temperature, natural lighting, natural ventilation, and acoustics as proxies. On average, more than 70 percent adequate conditions (temperature, ventilation, acoustics, etc.) is associated with a 0.014 SD increase jenvp.2016.04.009 Mealings, K. (2022). Classroom Acoustics and Cognition: A Review of the Effects of Noise School Children’s Attention and Memory. Building Acoustics, 29(3), 401–431. Melo, A. P., and Suzuki, M. 48 60,834 1 0.37 0.48 60,834 Adequate acoustics (%) 0.71 0.36 60,877 Adequate natural illumination(%)


IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 June 2024 English

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of thermal comfort, air quality, lighting and acoustics have a positive influence on the patients. This


EU: European Union · 20 June 2024 English

The aim of this brochure is to provide an overview of the work performed by the EFICA consortium between 2018 and 2023 in support of the EU’s contribution to the …

and SAS-Oden expeditions. • Recognition of acoustics as a key method for quantifying mesopelagic fish


Snowy Hydro · 19 June 2024 English

LA1,1minute The A-weighted noise level which is exceeded for 1% of the specified time period of 1 minute. [...] LA50 The A-weighted noise level which is exceeded for 50% of …

general accordance with Australian Standard AS1055 'Acoustics, Description and Measurement of Environmental


Nordic Co-operation | Nordic Council & Nordic Council of Ministers · 18 June 2024 English

Planning large events for the Nordic Council of Ministers? This is your guide to creating meetings, conferences and events, both digital and physical, that are more sustainable and accessible. With …

speakers work well. Think in particular about the acoustics when choosing rooms. Make sure there is no echo physical environment, e.g., a bright room with good acoustics in which the participants are close to any camera avoid bar-height tables Choose a place with good acoustics and no echo are the result of extensive and


HKGBC: Hong Kong Green Building Council · 11 June 2024 English

The following pages highlight the robust momentum witnessed since the announcement of this goal in Collaboration between the Government, industry leaders, Welcome to the Hong Kong Report on the State …

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EU: European Union · 3 June 2024 English

The IEECB&SC’24 and the European ESCO conference, held in Frankfurt on 6 and 7 March 2024, brought together all the key players in energy efficiency and decarbonisation of commercial buildings …

thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting and acoustics. — Waste: Waste production and recycling, based


World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

container (Sprong et al. 2012) and a single Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter 2 bat detector (Figure 3-4) were deployed


PPIC: Public Policy Institute of California · 21 May 2024 English

Conceptual Model for Climate Effects on Aquatic Ecosystems and Native Biodiversity An essential first step in the development of a climate adaptation plan for freshwater biota in California is to …

methods (e.g., new sampling techniques, genetics, acoustics, telemetry), historical conservation can be expensive


Snowy Hydro · 20 May 2024 English

LA1,1minute The A-weighted noise level which is exceeded for 1% of the specified time period of 1 minute. [...] LA50 The A-weighted noise level which is exceeded for 50% of …

general accordance with Australian Standard AS1055 'Acoustics, Description and Measurement of Environmental


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