1. **PREREQUISITE**

Undergraduate linear systems or controls course

- Frequency domain analysis
- Complex analysis
- Vectors

2. **TEXT**

"Fundamentals of Acoustics," Fourth Edition; Kinsler, L.E., Frey, A.R., Coppens, A.B., and Sanders, J.V.; John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-184789-5

3. **OTHER REFERENCES**

- "Elements of Acoustics"; Samuel Temkin (Wiley)
- "Sound and Sources of Sound"; Dowling and Ffwocs-Williams (Ellis Horwood)
- "Acoustics - An introduction to its Physical Principles and Applications"; Pierce (Acoustical Society of America)

4. **COURSE OBJECTIVE**

To introduce the basic concepts of acoustical analysis to engineers and specifically to study wave propagation, sound radiation, absorption and transmission in a matter directly relevant to noise control practice. Information of this sort is required to design effective noise control treatments.

5. **COURSE ASSESSMENT**

The course grades will be calculated as follows:

- Homeworks (6) ------------ 25%
- Mid-term Exam ------------ 25%
- Final Exam ------------------ 50%