The internal damping of building materials

R. J M Craik, Peter J. Barry

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    Abstract

    A test facility at Instituto de Pesquisas Technológicas in Brazil is described, which enables the internal loss factor of building materials to be measured for full sized walls built under realistic conditions. Measurements of the internal loss factor show that there is a slight frequency dependence and that plastering a wall can affect the performance. © 1992.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)139-148
    Number of pages10
    JournalApplied Acoustics
    Volume35
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1992

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    Craik, R. J. M., & Barry, P. J. (1992). The internal damping of building materials. Applied Acoustics, 35(2), 139-148.