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Eighteen Styles Of Residential Wood Frame Floor With Construction Related Sound & Noise Transmission Levels - Part 2

Part 1

 

Floor Style Section / Construction Definitions
STC
55
IIC
55
TMR
50

Joist 1

noise control floor joist design - style 1

55

51

40

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood

  • 2 X 10"  wood joists

  • 3 layers of glass fiber batts

  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.

  • 2 layers of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 2

58

80

72

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 3 layers of glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 3/8" foam underpad and carpet
  • 2 layers of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 3

61

57

56

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 3 layers of glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 5/8" plywood raft on 1/4" felt
  • 2 layers of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 4

62

53

53

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 3 layers of glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 11/16" Wonderboard screwed to plywood
  • 2 layers of 5/8" drywall

 

 

Floor Style Section / Construction Definitions
STC
55
IIC
55
TMR
50

Joist 2

noise control floor joist design - style 5

49

44

33

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 1 layer of 3-1/2" thick glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 1 layer of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 6

59

40

54

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 1 layer of 3-1/2" thick glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 1-1/2" concrete on building paper
  • 1 layer of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 7

59

73

54

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 1 layer of 3-1/2" thick glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 1-1/2" concrete on building paper
  • carpet
  • 1 layer of 5/8" drywall

noise control floor joist design - style 8

58

84

65

  • 5/8" tongue and groove plywood
  • 2 X 10"  wood joists
  • 1 layer of 3-1/2" thick glass fiber batts
  • 1/2" resilient metal channels on 24" o.c.
  • 1-1/2" concrete on building paper
  • carpet and underpad
  • 1 layer of 5/8" drywall

Concrete 1

noise control floor concrete design - style 1

52

25

50

  • 6" concrete slab

noise control floor concrete design - style 2

51

86

83

  • 6" concrete slab
  • carpet and underpad

noise control floor concrete design - style 3

62

65

58

  • 6" concrete slab
  • 1-1/2" concrete slab on 1" high density glass fiber board

noise control floor concrete design - style 4

61

63

56

  • 6" concrete slab
  • 5/8" plywood on 2 X 4 sleepers on 1" high density glass fiber board