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Sound and vibration 7.5 Credits

Ljud och vibrationer
First cycle, L0008A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2013 Sp 1 - Spring 2018 Sp 4
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Technical Acoustics
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry reguirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language. and Mathematics corresponding to one year studies at an MsC Programme. Fundamental knowledge of oscillating systems (mass-spring-system). Knowledge about the Fourier transform is an advantage but not a requirement.

More information about English language requirements


Selection B

Course Aim
After the course the student should have acquired the capabilities necessary to:
• Choose appropriate measurement and analysis methods to evaluate the risk and disturbance that the noise and/or vibration causes (according to legislation)
• Analyse sound and vibration signals to produce basic data for decision-making of suitable measures to reduce the disturbance
• Calculate appropriate measures to reduce noise and vibration and calculate the effect of the measures

• Fundamental acoustics
• Legislation (sound and vibration)
• Measurement techniques
• Hearing
• Structural acoustics
• Room and building acoustics
• Sound insulation
• Effects of noise and vibration
• Vibration isolation
• Sound design

The course content is presented and covered by lectures, demonstrations, problem solving, mathematical modelling and laboratory experiments. Laboratory experiments and mathematical modelling are compulsory and solved in groups.

Written examination based on the theoretical content and its applications. Written reports regarding laboratory experiments and mathematical modelling tasks are compulsory.

Roger Johnsson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2013 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Bodén, H. m.fl.: Ljud och Vibrationer, Norstedts Tryckeri AB, Stockholm
Formulas and equations: Sound and vibration

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Written exam4.5G U 3 4 5
0004Laboratory work1.5U G#
0005Mathematic modelling1.5U G#

Syllabus established
The syllabus has been confirmed by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-02-28

Last revised
by Eva Gunneriusson 11 Feb 2013