Flanking sound transmission in wood-framed construction

Authors

  • T.R.T. Nightingale Inst. for Research in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada
  • R.E. Halliwell Inst. for Research in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada
  • J.D. Quirt Inst. for Research in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada

Keywords:

Acoustic variables measurement, Fire resistance, Walls (structural partitions), Wooden buildings, Wooden floors, Airborne sound transmission, Apparent sound transmission loss

Abstract

An overview is given on selected results from a research project to study sound and fire resistance of wall/floor junctions intended for multi-family residential buildings. It is emphasized that lower apparent TL observed in the field is often due to flanking.

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Published

2001-09-01

How to Cite

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Nightingale T, Halliwell R, Quirt J. Flanking sound transmission in wood-framed construction. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2001 Sep. 1 [cited 2021 Oct. 19];29(3):58-9. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1382

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Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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