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Monday, June 21, 2021
9:00 – 11:00 am CDT
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., RA
How noise associated with buildings is defined in terms of noise criteria
and room criteria
Designing to mitigate speech interference in the acoustic environment
How sound pressure level (SPL) varies with distance and absorption
Basic principles underlying estimation and use of room constants
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Paul J. Guyer
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., RA
Mr. Guyer is a registered Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer and Architect with 44 years experience. For thirty-five of those years he was involved in the design of buildings. He worked for 17 years for the State of California designing very large facilities for the State Water Project and small to medium-size facilities for the State Park System. He then founded and served as president of a private architectural engineering firm designing small to medium size projects for government and private clients in the Pacific region for 18 years. Then, returning to government work, he served an additional 9 years in a senior staff position with the California legislature. Mr. Guyer received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and is an ASCE Fellow as well as AEI Fellow.
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Course Title: How to Design for Noise Control in Buildings
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines how noise in buildings is defined, how speech is interference is mitigated in an acoustical environment, how sound pressure level varies with distance and absorption, and the basic underlying estimation and use of room constraints.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to distinguish between sound and noise in buildings.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be to design to reduce speech interference in the acoustical environment of buildings.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify design options to mitigate noise in a building.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain how sound pressure in a building can vary due to distance and absorption.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the design and construction of public spaces for meetings and entertainment
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: None
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