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  • Free online journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan, full-text PDF papers in English[SIBL also has print edition of The Journal of Acoustical Sociey of Japan (E), 1980-94]

  • Free online letters journal of the Acoustical Society of America, all areas of acoustics research, full-text papers in PDF format [SIBL has print issues 1977-89]

  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) technical input to ANSI acoustics and noise standards is provided by the Acoustical Society of America, who sell all ANSI (and ISO) standards

  • Print editions of current standards are held on the open reference shelves in the reading room at SIBL. The Subject Index in Volume 1 lists specs, testing methods and practices under acoustic, acoustical, noise& etc *R - TA401.A653.
    The ASTM website shows you the scope of each standard for free and lets you buy electronic versions.

  • News, company rankings for contractors and design firms, directory listings, and materials info.

  • Professional society, holds national and international conferences

  • Full text of more than 100 international noise standards available for purchase online technical committee TC43 works on acoustics and noise, technical committee TC108 studies human effects of mechanical vibration and shock.
    ISO standards are also available from the Acoustical Society of America: ISO standards are also available from the Acoustical Society of America:

  • Professional society, education directory, local chapters, acoustic standards, conferences

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