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Acoustic Issues - STC Ratings and Wall Design Typical Range - Part 1

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Development and Documentation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PDD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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Okay, so a classic wall, simple wall, we have some drywall, maybe we have a stud wall, it's metal stud, maybe it's wood stud, some more drywall on the other side, and maybe you put a little bit of sound batt insulation in there so we've got just a little bit of that in there, and we have our floor structure going by. From a sound attenuation stand point, the ability of sound to transmit from one side to the other, putting a little bit of insulation in there is gonna help, but it's not gonna help that much. This is gonna be a pretty terrible wall, generally.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 18m

Author: Mike Newman