Controlling sound transmission into buildings

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 56
Physical description34 p.
Subjectnoise pollution; noise criteria; noise levels; building functional elements; sound insulating; Sound transmission and insulation
AbstractThis paper presents a procedure for calculating appropriate STC ratings for windows and other building envelope components to provide a required noise reduction. A reverse procedure to determine noise reduction by a given set of components, and their relative contributions to the transmitted noise, is also given. Both a worksheet method and an equivalent computer program are included.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-3359
NPARC number20375534
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Record created2012-07-23
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