New aids for the lightweight concrete industry

Software tools for designers – computer-based acoustic verifications

The finalized version of the new DIN 4109 standard was published in July 2016. It comprises four parts, of which the so-called product catalog contains separate information for various construction methods. Whereas the requirements and determining parameters have remained almost identical compared to the previous version, the calculation method (particularly in respect of verifying airborne sound insulation) was aligned with the simplified method specified in the harmonized European standard. Furthermore, the safety concept was extended. In future, the calculation method specified in DIN 4109...

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