NPTEL: Fundamentals of Acoustics

This course is intended for all those who want to conduct experiments in area of NVH. Thus, the course is open to students of engineering and science, and also to all those who from the industry and research organizations – who are working in area of sound, NVH and acoustics. Each lecture will be followed by a quiz, which will help student the concepts better, and gain deeper insights to measurement process. The course is fairly generic so that there is no need for a particular background. Rather, what is needed is openness, and ability to learn and check out new ideas with comfort.


Week 1: Intro and terminology     
Week 2: Concept Review
Week 3: Wave equation     
Week 4: Transmission line equations
Week 5: 1D Waves     
Week 6: Power and spherical waves
Week 7: Spherical waves and interference     
Week 8: Directivity and mufflers 
Week 9: Sound in rooms     
Week 10: Reverb time and FFT
Week 11: Weighting and loudness     
Week 12: Miscellaneous topics and closure.
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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Finished
Subject Physics
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 12 weeks long

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