Outline of acoustics

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to acoustics:

Acoustics – interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics technology may be called an acoustical engineer. The application of acoustics is present in almost all aspects of modern society with the most obvious being the audio and noise control industries.

History of acoustics[edit]

Branches of acoustics[edit]

Acoustic software[edit]

Acoustics organizations[edit]

Acoustics publications[edit]

Influential acoustician[edit]

Christian Andrews Doppler

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Scarre, Christopher (2006). Archaeoacoustics. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. ISBN 978-1902937359. 
  2. ^ da Silva, Andrey Ricardo (2009). Aeroacoustics of Wind Instruments: Investigations and Numerical Methods. VDM Verlag. ISBN 978-3639210644. 
  3. ^ Morfey, Christopher (2001). Dictionary of Acoustics. Academic Press. p. 32. 
  4. ^ Templeton, Duncan (1993). Acoustics in the Built Environment: Advice for the Design Team. Architectural Press. ISBN 978-0750605380. 
  5. ^ "Bioacoustics - the International Journal of Animal Sound and its Recording". Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Acoustical Society of America. "Acoustics and You (A Career in Acoustics?)". Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  7. ^ Krylov, V.V. (Ed.) (2001). Noise and Vibration from High-speed Trains. Thomas Telford. ISBN 9780727729637. 
  8. ^ World Health Organisation (2011). Burden of disease from environmental noise (PDF). WHO. ISBN 978 92 890 0229 5. 
  9. ^ Kang, Jian (2006). Urban Sound Environment. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0415358576. 
  10. ^ Technical Committee on Musical Acoustics (TCMU) of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). "ASA TCMU Home Page". Archived from the original on 13 June 2001. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  11. ^ Pohlmann, Ken (2010). Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition. McGraw Hill Professional. p. 336. ISBN 9780071663472. 
  12. ^ Slaney, Malcolm; Patrick A. Naylor (2011). "Trends in Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing". ICASSP. 
  13. ^ Speech Communication Technical Committee. "Speech Communication". Acoustical Society of America. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  14. ^ Ensminger, Dale (2012). Ultrasonics: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Applications. CRC Press. pp. 1–2. 
  15. ^ D. Lohse, B. Schmitz & M. Versluis (2001). "Snapping shrimp make flashing bubbles". Nature. 413 (6855): 477–478. Bibcode:2001Natur.413..477L. doi:10.1038/35097152. PMID 11586346. 
  16. ^ ASA Underwater Acoustics Technical Committee. "Underwater Acoustics". Archived from the original on 30 July 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  17. ^ Structural Acoustics & Vibration Technical Committee. "Structural Acoustics & Vibration Technical Committee". Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 

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