Active Noise Control and Acoustic Modification

  • John M. Eargle


Traditionally, the acoustical engineering community has taken the point of view that it is better to avoid noise problems at the design stage than eliminate them later. When problems do occur, the traditional and probably the most straightforward way of solving them is through the application of passive methods, such as acoustical absorption, isolation mounts, and the like. These methods are probably the most effective way of combating broadband noise in large public assembly spaces.


Sound Pressure Infinite Impulse Response Sound Absorber Acoustical Absorption Active Noise Control 
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Recommended Reading

  1. Erikkson, L., et al. 1989. “Active Noise Control on Systems with Time-Varying Sources and Parameters.” Sound and Vibration 23, no. 7.Google Scholar
  2. Olson, H. U.S. Patent 2,502,020.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

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