Verification of three-microphone impedance tube method for measurement of transmission loss in aerogels

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Connick, Robert J.
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Xiang, Ning
Braasch, Jonas
Markov, Ivan
Issue Date
2013-08
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Architectural sciences
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MS
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Abstract
Accurate measurement of normal incident transmission loss is essential for the acoustic characterization of building materials. In this research, a method of measuring normal incidence sound transmission loss proposed by Salissou et al. as a complement to standard E2611-09 of the American Society for Testing and Materials [Standard Test Method for Measurement of Normal Incidence Sound Transmission of Acoustical Materials Based on the Transfer Matrix Method (American Society for Testing and Materials, New York, 2009)] is verified. Two sam- ples from the original literature are used to verify the method as well as a Filtros® sample. Following the verification, several nano-material Aerogel samples are measured.
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August 2013
School of Architecture
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School of Architecture
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
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