Shining high-frequency sound into a scale model of an auditorium or other room has been long used to aid design in architectural acoustics. The technique is now being used to help solve noise problems outdoors. The article reports on studies that have been underway for five years to study noise propagation using physical scale models of such places as airport runways and city streets.

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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Civil Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Authors:
    • Lyon, R H
  • Publication Date: 1976-3

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 61-67
  • Serial:
    • Technology Review
    • Volume: 78
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • ISSN: 1099-274X

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  • Accession Number: 00155921
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM