(MMR375) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
MMR375 1 2 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MMR 202 - Architectural Design II
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Filiz Bal Koçyiğit
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Recognition of voice origination, characteristics and propagation, acoustical control of interior and exterior by taking advantage of the characteristics of voice physics. Investigate the precautions that can be taken with the technical knowledge that should be known in architectural acoustic design.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
Course Content

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Fundamental of Architectural Acoustics, human response to sound
2 Sound sources, Acoustics
3 Acoustical properties of building materials
4 Acoustical design of rooms, Sound reinforcement systems
5 Noise control, Solid Borne Sound Reduction
6 Air-Borne Noise Reduction, Auditorium Acoustics
7 Students presentations.
8 MidTerm Exam
9 Notification of what to expect from the students. A quick overview of presenting with animations for a comprehensive definition of the subject. (Distribution of individual tasks and group projects in acoustics, creation of project groups)
10 What is sound and sound field? How the voice moves. Preliminary work on acoustic assignments, explanation of group project topics and presentation techniques.
11 How do we hear? The effects of sound and vibration on man.
12 What is the noise, why it occurs. Interior noises, sources of environmental noise and prevention methods.
13 Explanation and calculation of sound absorbtion and sound transission. Principles of Transmission Loss. Calculation of Reverberation Time. (homework)
14 Effect of acoustic on architectural design. Research of acoustic design on different international buildings.

Sources

Other Sources 1. Architectural Lighting
2. Crocker, Malcom. “Handbook of Acoustic”
3. F. Bal Koçyiğit “Noise factors in Turkish healtycare facilities:A survey from several hospitls in Turkey and their comparison to a hospital in the United States.” METU JFA

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 32
Laboratory - -
Application 14 28
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 15
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 25
Toplam 30 100
Percentage of Semester Work 68
Percentage of Final Work 32
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1
2
3 X
4
5
6
7
8 X
9
10
11
12
13
14 X
15
16 X
17 X
18
19
20 X
21
22
23
24
25

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 1 14
Laboratory
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship 2 1 2
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 3 6
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 4 4
Project 1 6 6
Report
Homework Assignments 1 4 4
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 74