Checking date: 13/05/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Acoustics and Vibration
(16096)
Study: Master of Engineering and Transport Machinery (73)
EPI


Coordinating teacher: RUBIO ALONSO, HIGINIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Knowledge of Mechanics and its fundamental laws, as well as mathematics at the grade level or higher.
Objectives
The students will solve noise and vibration problems. They will learn to minimize sources of noise and vibrations in machinery and to calculate their propagation. They will learn to design airborne soundproofing, antivibration benches, acoustic barriers, reactive and passive silencers and absorbent systems for acoustic conditioning. They will use instruments and equipment for measurement and generation: accelerometers, filters, piezoelectric actuators, acquisition and processing systems, microphones, sound level meters or loudspeakers. They will learn the fundamentals of isolation and passive and active control of vibrations and noise.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. INTRODUCTION. 2. BASIS OF SOUND. 3. MEASURMENT OF NOISE. 4. NOISE CONTROL. INSULATION. 5. NOISE REGULATIONS. 6. FUNDAMENTALS OF VIBRATIONS. 7. MEASUREMENT OF VIBRATIONS. 8. VIBRATIONS IN MACHINES. 9. NONLINEAR VIBRATIONS. 10. REGULATIONS AND NOISE CONTROL. 11. MODAL ANALYSIS.
Learning activities and methodology
- Theoretical and practical Classes (45% ECTS) . Students learn the theoretical contents of the subject and its application to practical situations. - Labs (10% ECTS). The student reinforces their knowledge with practical implementation in lab situations. - Practical work (40% ECTS). The student demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to a real course. - Participation in conferences, seminars or subject-related conferences (5% ECTS). Students acquire a thorough knowledge of the subject and its relation to other adjacent areas.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Den Hartog, J.P. . Mechanical vibrations . Dover. 1985
  • Kinsler, Lawrence E. . Fundamentals of acoustics 3rd ed. John Wiley & Sons. 1982
  • Rao, S.S. . Mechanical vibrations . Addison-Wesley. 1990
  • Rossing, Thomas D.. Handbook of acoustics . Springer. 2007
  • Smith, B.J.. Acoustics and noise control . Addison-Wesley. 1996

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.