Noise Control Manual for Residential Buildings

Noise Control Manual for Residential Buildings

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More people are spending more time at home making more noise--yet they want quiet environments. This is the only book available that tells designers, planners, architects, and builders how to give homeowners and apartment-dwellers the quiet they crave. Simple enough to be used by the average do-it-yourselfer (it avoids complex mathematics), yet so complete it will satisfy the requirements of knowledgeable building professionals, this authoritative guide gives you one-stop answers on designing, specifying, testing, and retrofitting residences to meet the new environmental standards and satisfy our need for peace and quiet.If the HVAC equipment is installed on a concrete base, as in a basement, crawl space, utility room, or attached garage, then vibration isolation is generally not of concern. 13 ... Because of the flexibility of ceiling joists, a more massive slab or inertia base may be required. ... The pads should be designed for this purpose.

Title:Noise Control Manual for Residential Buildings
Author:David Harris
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 1997-07-01


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