Loudspeaker Technology

Course information

 ECTS: 1

 Independent from the master in Acoustics

 Course code: 

 Lecture: 12h

 Tutorial classes: none

 Practical work: none

Course coordinator : Sohbi Sahraoui, Bruno Gazengel

External teacher coming from B&W Group.

Course description


The aim of this course is to give the basic knowledge of materials used for building transducers.


Course : Acoustics experiments refresh


General concepts about materials : classification of materials, general mechanical properties of materials, elastic and viscoelastic materials, equations of behaviour, experimental characterization techniques (elongation, flexion, Dynamical Mechanical Analysis)
Technologies of materials : materials for membranes, materials for motors, materials for suspension, application of materials in loudspeaker design. Examples of design process and measurement techniques. Link between materials and perceptive aspects.

Examination duration

2 hours

Examination type

Written examination