Electroacoustics 1

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define basic parameters of acoustic field
  2. Express relations between acoustic parameters
  3. Estimate the influence of sound on environment
  4. Analyze acoustic parameters
  5. Choose optimal solution for acoustic parameters improvement
  6. Describe the hearing system
  7. Identify frequency content of soud source
  8. Explain effects on sound propagation outdoors
  9. Identify acoustic elements.

Forms of Teaching


Basic theoretical knowledge


Solving numerical problems.

Field work

Environmental noise acoustic measurements


Practial problems during acoustic measurements

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Sound wave propagation phenomena; Reflection and standing wave; Absorption; Diffraction; Refraction; Diffusion.
  2. Pressure; Displacement; Particle velocity; Intensity; Power; Levels of sound pressure, intensity and power; Decibel.
  3. Expression of state, movement and continuity; Wave equation; Influence of viscosity and other dissipative effects on sound wave propagation.
  4. Fundamentals of harmonic oscillation; Plane wave; Point sound sources; Line and area sound sources.
  5. Infrasound perception; Infrasound propagation in different media; Infrasound intensity measurement; Protection from infrasound; Characteristics of ultrasound; Ultrasound transducers technology.
  6. Hearing physiology.
  7. Basics of binaural hearing.
  8. Midterm exam.
  9. Functional parts of the hearing system.
  10. Development of architectural acoustics.
  11. Sound waves in spaces.
  12. Reflectors; Absorbers; Diffusors.
  13. Soundscape term; In-situ and laboratory analysis.
  14. Sound source identification; Microphone arrays; Soundscape parameters.
  15. Final exam.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Elective Courses (5. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Elective Courses (5. semester)


(.), Zvuk. Sluh. Arhitektonska akustika ,Jelaković, Tihomil.,
(.), Engineering applications of acoustics,Kleppe, John A.,
(.), Room Acoustics,Kuttruff,


ID 183430
  Winter semester
L3 English Level
L2 e-Learning
45 Lectures
15 Exercises
10 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

Very Good