Sources and Receivers

All acoustical simulations in ODEON need at least one sound source. The different editions include different source types.

  • Odeon Basics includes point sources only
  • Odeon Industrial includes point, line and surface sources
  • Odeon Auditorium includes point and array sources
  • Odeon Combined includes all type of sources

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Point sources and receivers

Basics about Source/Receiver List. How to set up point sources and receivers.

0:00 Intro
0:10 The Source Receiver List
1:04 Positioning a point source
2:40 Defining source direction
3:34 Directivity pattern and sound power
6:00 Other point source options
7:01 Creating a receiver
8:05 Outro

Line, Surface and Tabulated sources

How to set up Line Sources, Multi Surface Sources and the Tabulation tool.


Defining a Multi-Surface Source

How to make multiple surfaces into one sound source in ODEON.


Source Directivity Editor

Source/Receiver Script

You can work in the Source/Receiver script directly. Move sources or receivers from one model to another or edit sources and receivers in text files.