University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MECH ENG 7027EX - Engineering Acoustics

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4105
Campus: External
Contact: Up to 12 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: MECH ENG 7047 or MECH ENG 7111 or equivalent and 6 units of Level II Applied Maths courses
Incompatible: MECH ENG 4115, MECH ENG 4115EX, MECH ENG 7027
Assessment: Assignments, final exam

The fundamentals of sound wave description and propagation, noise control techniques, the hearing mechanism, acoustic instrumentation, noise criteria, psychoacoustics, sound source types and radiated sound fields, outdoor sound propagation, sound power measurement techniques, sound in enclosed spaces, sound transmission loss, acoustic enclosures, acoustic barriers, pipe lagging and reactive and dissipative mufflers.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4105 Mon 18/01/2021 Wed 20/01/2021 Thu 11/02/2021 Wed 24/02/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92125 01EX 10 9 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.