Loudspeaker system

Course information

 ECTS: 3

 Independent from the master in Acoustics

 Course code : 

 Lecture: 10h

 Tutorial classes: none

 Practical work : 24h

Course coordinator : Bruno Gazengel

Course Description


The aim of this course is model and measure usual loudspeaker systems (sealed enclosure, vented enclosure). 


Acoustics experiments refresh, Electronics refresh, Instrumentation refresh, Transducers basics


  • Lectures: lumped elements modelling of usual loudspeaker systems (sealed enclosure, vented enclosure)
  • Practical works:
    • Measurement of the characteristics of a soundchain
    • Acoustical and mechanical systems
    • Loudspeaker parameter measurement
    • Mini project: loudspeaker system simulation and characterization


  • Leo L. Beranek, Tim Mellow, sound fields and transducers, Academic Press, 2012
  • Mendel Kleiner, Electroacoustics, Taylor & Francis, 2013

Examination duration

2 hours

Examination type

Practical work