Acoustic Testing: Computer Modeling vs. Real World Accuracy
For anyone that is interested in the accuracy of different methods of acoustic testing (computer modeling vs. real world accuracy) for determining the STC of a wall assembly, Sound & Vibration Magazine has an article in its December 2014 issue.
It covers the testing comparison of the different methods, using four types of wall assemblies.
A very interesting note is the drop-in efficiency of all of the drywall assemblies between 1500 Hz. and 4000 Hz., as compared with a 6″ concrete wall.
Read the full article here: Computer Modeling of STC – Options and Accuracy, by Daniel M. Horan
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