Sound transmission through gypsum board walls - Effect of shear membranes and framing details

  • T.R.T. Nightingale Inst. for Res. in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada
  • R.E. Halliwell Inst. for Res. in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada
  • J.D. Quirt Inst. for Res. in Construction, National Research Council, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. K1A, Canada
Keywords: Acoustic variables control, Architectural acoustics, Glass fibers, Gypsum, Regression analysis, Sound insulation, Steel, Structural frames, Walls (structural partitions), Wood, Cavity insulation, Framing, Gypsum board walls, Shear membranes, Transmission loss

Abstract

An overview is given on trends observed in the sound transmission results from a research project that studied both sound and fire resistance of wall assemblies intended for multi-family residential buildings. Focus is on factors controlling airborne transmission and structure-related aspects.
Published
2001-09-01
How to Cite
1.
Nightingale T, Halliwell R, Quirt J. Sound transmission through gypsum board walls - Effect of shear membranes and framing details. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2001Sep.1 [cited 2019Sep.19];29(3):62-3. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1384
Section
Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada