Institute of Architecture and Planning

Environmental Science II (Light and Sound) ( 2AR415 )


Course Code : 2AR415 Semester : 4 Credit : 2.00
Lectures/week : 1 Practicals/week : 1 Tutorials/week : -
Exam Weightage Exam Hours
CE LP SEE SEE PRE
0.40 0.20 0.40 - -
 

Learning Outcomes

Awareness of Light and sound, theory and application to building design 

Syllabus

  • Lighting in buildings, light and its sources, lighting criteria, the visual field, day lighting, prediction methods.
  • Artificial lighting, lighting levels for various activities, calculations for lighting levels.
  • Building Acoustics – Properties of sound, process of hearing, behaviour of sound, room acoustics, noise control outdoor and indoor, sound insulation, noise criteria of building materials, prediction methods and calculations.
  • Noise control, materials for sound insulation, testing room acoustics, reverberation time in auditoria.
  • Testing under laboratory conditions, application of computer techniques. Case study and demonstration in
  • building design with suitable conditions

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