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Evaluation of Floor Impact Sound Insulation in Reinforced Concrete Buildings

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The sound isolation efficiencies of structural materials in reinforced concrete structures, in which floor impact noise was considered as the major source of residents' complaints were investigated. Floor, walls and ceiling were selectively treated, and the floor impact noise was measured using standard noise sources such as the bang machine and the tapping machine. Auditory experiments were also undertaken to determine the appropriate sound isolation treatment. Physical noise measurement data revealed that the isolation of retaining walls along with the floating floors minimized both the floor impact noise and its subjective loudness and annoyance. The reduction of floor impact noise level was maximized when the floor, walls and ceiling are all insulated.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 2004

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  • Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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