Principles of sound generation and propagation, sound attenuation, sound absorption, sources of industrial noise, effects of noise, noise measurement units and instruments, identification of source of noise, noise evaluation procedures, acoustical enclosures, design of reactive and absorptive mufflers, active noise control, designing for quieter machines and processes, case studies.
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