Basic resonant wave
Resonant wave's harmonic
Echo effect from side to side
Fast echo effect from side to side
Resonant wave in the corners
With AFC3 the reverberation time of the hall can be extended.
AFC3 can also be used for speech distribution in a board room or larger meeting rooms.
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Why rooms need acoustic treatment
Most audition areas do tend to be rectangular with parallel walls and large flat surfaces, since this is the easiest and most usual way of constructing buildings.
Besides, the choice of covering materials for the rooms' interior does not usually get much attention either.
This is the least favorable way of creating a space for music audition or recording: parallel walls and flat ceilings create echo-waves and stationary resonant frequencies, with several harmonics, that actually alter and distort the sound reproduced by the sources, thus creating like a "trash sound" that disturbs and hampers audio perception.
Why change is wanted
To listen or work under these conditions may become a gruelling work and a daunting task that electro-acoustics will never solve.
In order to create a room with good acoustics, space modulation and all its covering materials must be enhanced.
Get rid of the resonant sound
In a simple model, you will look upon the reverberation time (RT-60) as being the time a sound impulse will need to decay in a room (drop with 60 dB or 64 times less energy than the sound's original level).
The reverberation in a room is linked to the room volume and the interior materials, ability to absorb the energy.
However a room with short reverberation time, can have other acoustical errors.
A little guide for typical reverberation time for design targets.
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