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Time-domain prediction models have been developed for auditorium reflectors and room acoustic diffusers. The models are time-domain equivalents of the single-frequency formulations that exploit the Kirchhoff boundary conditions. Consequently, they are approximate, wave-based solutions to the Kirchhoff integral equation using surface meshes. The new time-domain formulations are validated by comparison to their frequency-domain equivalents for three different surfaces: a plane surface, a curved reflector, and a Schroeder diffuser. In terms of computation time and accuracy, the new models lie between the finite difference time domain and geometric room models.


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