Sound has various facets and manifold ways it appears to us in our daily life. Sound is the necessary basis for speech-based communication, in the form of music sound can generate various emotions. Otherwise, unwanted sound, noise, can be inconvenient, disturbing and even harmful. This appears more often in societies with an increased degree of technology use and urbanization.
The field of Technical Acoustics in Engineering especially deals with questions. that arise from the necessity of noise mitigation. Which solutions appear to be silent? How can low-noise products be accomplished at the stage of product design? Which noise reduction measures are possible, desirable?
The Institute for Acoustics aims for scientific proven answers to these questions within three InALABs :