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Correlation between architectural and acoustical parameters in Catholic churches of the colonial era in Ayacucho, Peru.
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PMID:  18531530     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The paper reports the analysis of the results of an acoustic survey carried out on several Catholic Churches in the city of Ayacucho, a southern city in the Peruvian Andes, built during the colonial era through centuries XVI to XVIII. The study is performed taking into account both room-average values and individual position values of many acoustical parameters measured according to ISO 3382. Effects among architectural characteristics of each church as lenght, height, room volume, interior surfaces area, total absorbing area, mean absorption coefficient, and some objective acoustical parameters as reverberation time, early decay time, clarity, definition and center time, are investigated.
Authors:
Carlos R Jimenez
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America     Volume:  123     ISSN:  1520-8524     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503051     Medline TA:  J Acoust Soc Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3613     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru, Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel, 32 Lima, Peru, cjimene@pucp.edu.pe.
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