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phy679 - Acoustics (Complete module description)
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Module label Acoustics
Module code phy679
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Attendance: 56 hrs, Self study: 124 hrs
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Engineering Physics (Master) > Schwerpunkt: Acoustics
Responsible persons
van de Par, Steven (Module responsibility)
Ewert, Stephan (Authorized examiners)
Kollmeier, Birger (Authorized examiners)
van de Par, Steven (Authorized examiners)
Introductory acoustics lecture
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students acquire knowledge about advanced concepts in acoustics, electro-acoustics, room acoustics, acoustical measurement methods and virtual acoustics. The students acquire skills to critically and independently apply these concepts and methods to acoustical problems.
Module contents
Acoustical measurement methods (sound pressure, spectrum, transfer function, intensity); Non-linear measurement methods (Hammerstein model); Inverse problems in acoustics and regularization; High-resolution methods, acoustic camera; Binaural virtual acoustics; Spherical harmonics, virtual acoustics (Ambisonics, Wave Field Synthesis); Transaural systems; Room acoustics simulation.   
Reader's advisory

G. Müller, M. Möser: Akustische Messtechnik, Springer, 2017;

H. Kuttruff: Room Acoustics, CRC Press, 2016;

M. Vorländer: Auralization: Fundamentals of Acoustics, Modelling, Simulation, Algorithms and Acoustic Virtual Reality, Springer, 2020
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture: 3hrs/week; Excersise: 1hrs/week
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Introductory acoustics lecture
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Course type Lecture
Frequency SuSe or WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h