Apparent sound insulation in cold-formed steel-framed buildings

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report (National Research Council Canada. Construction); no. RR-337
Edition1st ed.
Physical description108 p.
Subjectsound transmission; concrete block walls; floor; sound insulation
AbstractThis Report presents the results from substantial experimental studies of sound transmission, together with an explanation of calculation procedures to predict the sound transmission between adjacent spaces in a building whose walls and floors have cold-formed steel (CFS) framing. This first edition contains mainly data for loadbearing steel framing formed from sheet steel with thickness from 1.37 mm (16 gauge) to 0.94 mm (20 gauge). Non-loadbearing CFS studs formed from thinner steel (nominally 0.54 mm) are also commonly used but these are not included in the data tables for sound transmission through wall assemblies in this Report.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Construction
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; Construction
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number23001843
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Record created2017-04-20
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