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Room Acoustic Properties of Coupled Rooms Connected by an Aperture in the Steady State Condition
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Room Acoustic Properties of Coupled Rooms Connected by an Aperture in the Steady State Condition
Na, Hae Joong; Lim, Byoung-Duk;
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 Abstract
Room acoustic properties of coupled rooms connected by an aperture has been analyzed using statistical acoustic model based on the diffused sound field assumption, which has limitation in dealing with the parameters such an room geometries and non uniform absorptivity of the boundary surfaces. In order to overcome these difficulties the acoustic diffusion model has been introduced, by which distribution of the acoustic energy density can be analyzed for various shapes and wall absorptivity. In this study acoustic properties of coupled rooms connected by an aperture(e.g. door) is analyzed using acoustic diffusion equation, which is solved numerically. The mean energy densities of two rooms obtained by the diffusion model are compared with those from the statistical model. The results show good agreement for various coupling aperture sizes and absorption coefficients. For a limiting case when the partition wall is substituted by an aperture and the two rooms eventually forms a single room, results of coupled room analysis using diffusion model show good agreement with those of a single room.
 Keywords
Coupled Rooms;Partition Wall;Aperture;Statistical Acoustics Model;Acoustic Diffusion Model;Coupling Factor;Sound Energy Density;Sound Pressure Level Distribution;
 Language
Korean
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