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CAE 502 - Acoustics and Lighting

Course Title: 

Acoustics and Lighting

Course Description: 

General introduction to the aural and visual environment. Subjective and objective scales of measurement. Laws of psychophysics. Introduction to vibration. The hearing mechanism. Transfer of sound. Passive control of noise in buildings, transmission loss. Absorption and reverberation time. Active control of the aural environment. Visual perception. Photometry, brightness, luminance and illumination. Natural lighting of buildings. Artificial lighting.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None