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U.S. TAG to IEC/TC 29, Electroacoustics, seeks "user" and "general interest" members

The U.S. Technical Advisory Group to IEC/TC 29, Electroacoustics, is seeking members in the "user" and "general interest" membership categories. TAG members are organizations such as companies, associations, professional groups, academic research groups, or government agencies that have a direct and material interest in the work of the committee.  To learn more contact Susan Blaeser sblaeser@acousticalsociety.org or call 631 390-0215.

New Standards Published

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Our newest standards are listed below.  To purchase these and other National and International Standards related to acoustics and vibration, visit the new ASA Online Store.

ANSI/ASA S3.41-2015 American National Standard Audible Emergency Evacuation (E2) and Evacuation Signals with Relocation Instructions (ESRI)

ANSI/ASA S3.55-2015/Part 3 / IEC 60318-3:2014 American National Standard Electroacoustics - Simulators of Human Head and Ear - Part 3: Acoustic Coupler for the Calibration of Supra-aural Earphones Used in Audiometry (a nationally adopted international standard)

ANSI/ASA S12.72-2015 American National Standard Procedure for Measuring the Ambient Noise Level in a Room

ANSI/ASA S3/SC1.100/S12.100-2014 American National Standard Methods to Define and Measure the Residual Sound in Protected Natural and Quiet Residential Areas

ANSI/ASA S3.22-2014 American National Standard Specification of Hearing Aid Characteristics

ANSI/ASA S1.26-2014 American National Standard Methods for Calculation of the Absoprtion of Sound by the Atmosphere

R.W. Young Travel Award

This award can provide travel support to experts attending meetings of WGs under ISO/TC 43, ISO/TC 43/SC 1, and IEC/TC 29.

Applicants must be ASA members, U.S. Citizens residing in the U.S., and either self- employed, an employee of a small firm, semi-retired, or retired.

Click the link below for complete details and application.

Free Standards for ASA Members

ASA members are eligible to receive five free American National Standards per year, in PDF format. Visit the new ASA Online store to take advantage of this valuable benefit. After you join or renew your membership, see the Free Standards Tutorial for further information.

Educational Use of Standards

If you are an educator who would like to use one or more standards in your classroom, please contact us at asastds@acousticalsociety.org to obtain a site license.  It is now easy and inexpensive to put standards in the hands of your students.

Standards Information

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Are you looking for info on classroom acoustics?

You can find two American National Standards on classroom acoustics on the Online store. They are available at no cost to you through the generosity of our sponsors.

ASA also provides three informative booklets on classroom acoustics:

Classroom Acoustics - A resource for creating learning environments with desirable listening conditions

Classroom Acoustics II - Acoustical Barriers to Learning

Classroom Acoustics for Architects - A companion booklet for ANSI - S12.60

Participation

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