GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ACOUSTICS AND NOISE CONTROL/MM 456
Course Title: ACOUSTICS AND NOISE CONTROL
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof.Dr. Nizami AKTÜRK
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/nakturk
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  nakturk@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Understanding of basic properties of acoustics and noise.
Learning the methods used for analysis of noise which is an indispensable phenomena in physical systems.
Learning of adverse effects caused by noise and importance of its control in mechanical systems.
Learning the techniques used in control or reduction of noise levels.
Having awareness of the environmental effects of noise.




 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  INTRODUCTION: A brief history of acoustics, importance of the study of acoustic, basic concepts of acoustics, the acoustic field variables and wave e
2. Week  BASIC CONCEPTS: Units, spectra, wave, combining sound pressure levels, hearing, brief description of the ear, subjective response to sound pressure l
3. Week  NOISE MEASUREMENT: Microphones, weighting networks, sound level meters, grades of the sound level meters, calibration, sound measurement, time varyin
4. Week  ACOUSTIC PLANE WAVES: Elastic behavior of fluids, plane wave equation, harmonic solution of the plane wave equation, energy density of plane waves, s
5. Week  ACOUSTIC PLANE WAVES: Acoustic intensity, specific acoustic impedance, acoustic standards and reference conditions, decibel scales.
6. Week  TRANSMISSION PHENOMENA: Changes in media, transmission from one field medium to another: normal incidence, reflection at the surface of a solid: norm
7. Week  TRANSMISSION PHENOMENA: Transmission through three media: normal incidence, transmission loss for solid wall materials.
8. Week  MIDTERM 1
9. Week  OBLIQUE TRANSMISSION: Transmission from one fluid medium to another: oblique incidence, reflection at the surface of a solid: oblique incidence, sphe
10. Week  NOISE REDUCTION: Sound transmission trough partitions, composite transmission loss, a case study.
11. Week  NOISE REDUCTION: Enclosures, barriers, pipe wrappings, a case study.
12. Week  ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE: Calculation and estimation of environmental effects of transportation noise (road traffic, railway traffic and airline noise), l
13. Week  MIDTERM 2
14. Week  NOISE CONTROL ENGINEERING: A general quick review of industrial applications, law related to noise
15. Week  Turkish Noise Control Regulation
16. Week  Final
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Acoustics and Noise Control, B.J. Smith, R.J. Peters, S. Owen, Longman, U.K. Engineering Noise Control, D.A. Bies, C.H. Hansen, Unwin, U.K. Endüstri
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
60
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
7
1
7
 Searching in Internet and Library
9
0
 Designing and Applying Materials
2
2
4
 Preparing Reports
2
1
2
 Preparing Presentation
1
1
1
 Presentation
1
1
1
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
4
8
 Final and Studying for Final
1
10
10
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
75
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Engineering graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical background for a successful profession and with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.X
2Engineering graduates with skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Engineering graduates with the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Engineering graduates with the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
5Ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
6Ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issueX
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
9Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX
11Engineering graduates who are aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issuesX
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX