• Michael Fay

Acoustic Shadowing

Updated: May 2, 2020

Unpacking Wave Numbers, and Introducing the Wave Ratio Thesis

Ok I get it. This topic may be too esoteric for many, but if you’re truly interested in learning all you can about sound propagation and architectural acoustics, it’s something you should be acquainted with, at least casually.

I’m going to give you the final answer right up front. It’s either: A: 11.00”, B: 0.84”, C: 7.50”, or D: none of the above.

The question: When dealing with obstructions, which of these physical dimensions does not present meaningful acoustic shadowing in the upper speech range of audio? The answer is B, 0.84”.

But why, and how is this information unpacked and calculated? Read More

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