Room Acoustics

The room in which we listen to sound has an important influence on what we hear. There are a variety of methods and criteria for the evaluation and design of an acoustic space. Acoustic spaces can have a variety of uses that may or may not share common desired acoustic characteristics.

Sound Propagation in a Room

Direct Sound and Early Reflections

Figure 7: A theoretical room impulse response (from Välimäki et al. (2012)).
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Late Reflections

Calculating Reverberation Time

Criteria for Good Acoustics

Subjective Attributes for Concert Halls

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