Subject description - A0B02AKA

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A0B02AKA Acoustic Applications Extent of teaching:2+2L
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:KZ
Responsible Department:13102 Credits:4 Semester:Z


Lecture summarize applications in physical acoustics, room and building acoustics, environmental acoustics, noise and vibration control, physiological acoustics, diagnostics, and ultrasound.

Course outlines:

1. Basic characteristics of a sound field.
2. Sound pressure, measurement, sound level meter and its properties.
3. Sound intensity, sound power, measuring methods.
4. Non-stationary and impulse sound fields, measurement and evaluation.
5. Room and building acoustics, measurement.
6. Materials for acoustics.
7. Noise control, basic principles.
8. Vibration measurement and control.
9. Standards in acoustics.
10. Interaction of sound waves with structures, quantum effects of ultrasound.
11. Measurement and visualization methods using ultrasound.
12. Signal processing by surface waves.
13. Ultrasound in medicine.
14. Ultrasound in technical diagnostics.

Exercises outline:

1. Introductions, decibels.
2. Measurement of sound pressure, sound level meter.
3. Measurement of sound power.
4. Measurement of frequency and radiation characteristics sources of sound.
5. Reverberation measurement.
6. Measurement of acoustical properties of materials.
7. Measurement of noise.
8. Vibration measurement and analysis.
9. Calibration of sound level meters.
10. Measurement of ultrasound generation on small slots, transducer, directivity pattern measurement.
11. Ultrasound impulse methods for measurements and diagnostics.
12. Power ultrasonics, cavitation.
13. Visualization of ultrasound in liquids.
14. Measurement of ultrasound transducer characteristics.


1. Beranek L.: Noise and Vibration Control
2. Bies D.A., Hansen C.H.: Engineering Noise Control, E&FN Spon, 1997.
3. Fahy F.: Sound Intensity, E&FN Spon, 1995.


Measuring results, test.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPOI1 Computer Systems V
BPOI_BO Common courses V
BPOI3 Software Systems V
BPOI2 Computer and Information Science V
BPKYR1 Robotics V
BPKYR_BO Common courses V
BPKYR3 Systems and Control V
BPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BPKME1 Communication Technology V
BPKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BPKME_BO Common courses V
BPKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BPKME3 Applied Electronics V
BPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BPEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BPEEM_BO Common courses V
BPEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BMI(ECTS) Manager Informatics V
BWM(ECTS) Web and Multimedia V
BIS(ECTS) Intelligent Systems V
BSI(ECTS) Software Engineering V

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