An Introduction to Architectural Design: Theatre and Concert Hall Acoustics and Communications
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI
1. ACOUSTICAL CONSIDERATIONS
2. ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
Upon completion of this course you will:
This course is intended for professional engineers, architects and construction managers wanting an introduction to the design of theatres and concert halls with optimal acoustic characteristic and communication systems.
Benefit for Attendee
This course will give professional engineers and others an introduction to techniques and methods used to design concert halls and theatres to have good acoustics and communications features.
This is an introduction to acoustics and communication systems for theaters and concert halls.
About Course Author
Paul Guyer is a registered mechanical engineer, civil engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with over 35 years experience in the design of buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a senior-level advisor to the California Legislature on infrastructure and capital outlay issues. He has designed and supervised the design of hundreds of construction projects requiring the preparation of detailed working drawings and specifications for federal, state and local public agencies and private companies. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local positions with the American Society of Civil Engineers and National Society of Professional Engineers.
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This course will give you an introduction to methods for designing acoustic enhancement features and flexible and effective communication systems.
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.