sound barrier

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Synonyms for sound barrier

the increase in aerodynamic drag as an airplane approaches the speed of sound

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The outer layer is the primary tensile structure, while the inner one helps create an acoustical barrier, conceals the clumsy seams of the outer one and, by generating an air space which varies from 400 mm to 1600 mm in width, helps to provide thermal insulation.
Its solid exterior wall provides both visual privacy and an acoustical barrier from street noise.
Similarly, the use of EAs as a sound deadening acoustical barrier has been limited because of the relatively low density of these materials.
Part of this experience is due to the design - the post-tension concrete provides reduced building volume and is an excellent acoustical barrier.
Gradient Density DbCore is a light-weight, recyclable acoustical barrier with enhanced noise abatement characteristics capable of tuning out specifically targeted noises.