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[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

ABSORPTION – The loss or dissipation of sound energy in passing through a material or on striking a surface. The term may also refer to the property of a material to damp sound energy. ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT – The fraction of energy absorbed on striking any surface, stated as values between 0 and 1.0. If a […]

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Profiled decks present a hard surface that reflects sound back into the internal environment. This can lead to longer reverberation times. The longer the reverberation time, the more ‘echoey’ a room sounds. Reverberation time performance of a room can be calculated from the areas of walls, floors and ceiling, and their absorption coefficients. Typical requirements […]