What is it about?
People enjoy music in concert halls. This paper describes a mathematical model that explains how balcony fronts give additional warmth to music.
Why is it important?
The existing ray-tracing methods have a number of limitations. One of the limitations is that these ray-tracing methods are not able to characterize back-scattering at lower frequencies - that plays a significant role in sound quality of the auditorium.
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This page is a summary of: Modelling of Scattering from Balcony Fronts, Building Acoustics, September 2002, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1260/135101002320815684.
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