Introduction to ASA Standards Program


Accredited Standards Committee S1, Acoustics

Chair: Angelique Scharine
Phone: +1 (410) 278-5957
Email: angelique.a.scharine.civ@mail.mil

Vice Chair: Rich Peppin
Phone: +1 (301) 910-2813
Email: Peppinr@asme.org

Scope

Standards, specifications, methods of measurement and test, and terminology in the field of physical acoustics including architectural acoustics, electroacoustics, sonics and ultrasonics, and underwater sound, but excluding those aspects which pertain to biological safety, tolerances and comfort.

Please visit www.ASAStandards.org if you would like to receive:

  • A list of active Working Groups and their individual scopes.
  • A current list of S1 or Working Group membership rosters.

To see or purchase any one of our S1 Standards, visit the S1 page of the ASA Online Store.


Accredited Standards Committee S3, Bioacoustics

Chair: William J. Murphy
Phone: +1 (513) 533-8125
Email: wjm4@cdc.gov

Vice Chair: Todd A. Ricketts
Phone: +1 (615) 936-5100
Email: todd.a.ricketts@vanderbilt.edu

Scope

Standards, specifications, methods of measurement and test, and terminology in the fields of psychological and physiological acoustics, including aspects of general acoustics, which pertain to biological safety, tolerance and comfort.

Please visit www.ASAStandards.org if you would like to receive:

  • A list of active Working Groups and their individual scopes.
  • A current list of S3 or Working Group membership rosters

To see or purchase any one of our S3 Standards visit the S3 page of the ASA Online Store.


Accredited Standards Committee S12, Noise

Chair: Stephen J. Lind
Phone: +1 (608) 781-7547
Email: stephen.j.lind.ut88@gmail.com

Vice Chair: Douglas Winker
Phone: +1 (512) 531-6419
Email: douglas.winker@ets-lindgren.com

Scope

Standards, specifications, and terminology in the field of acoustical noise pertaining to methods of measurement, evaluation, and control; including biological safety, tolerance and comfort, and physical acoustics as related to environmental and occupational noise.

Please visit www.ASAStandards.org if you would like to receive

  • A list of active Working Groups and their individual scopes.
  • A current list of S12 or Working Group membership rosters

To see or purchase any one of our S12 Standards, visit the S12 page of the ASA Online Store.


Accredited Standards Committee S2, Mechanical Vibration and Shock

Chair: James T. Nelson
Phone: +1 (510) 658-6719 x 213
Email: jnelson@wiai.com 

Vice Chair: Rich Peppin
Phone: +1 (301) 910-2813
Email: Peppinr@asme.org

Scope

Standards, specification, methods of measurement and test, and terminology in the field of mechanical vibration and shock, and condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines, including the effects of exposure to mechanical vibration and shock on humans, including those aspects which pertain to biological safety, tolerance and comfort.

Please visit www.ASAStandards.org if you would like to receive:

  • A list of active Working Groups and their individual scopes.
  • A current list of S2 or Working Group membership rosters.

To see or purchase any one of our S2 Standards, visit the S2 page of the ASA Online Store.


Accredited Standards Committee S3, Subcommittee 1, Animal Bioacoustics

Chair: Dorian S. Houser
Phone: +1 (619) 889-5170
Email: dorian.houser@nmmfoundation.org

Vice Chair: Kurt Fristrup
Phone: +1 (970) 267-2102
Email: kurt_fristrup@nps.gov

Scope

Standards, specifications, methods of measurement and test, instrumentation and terminology in the field of psychological and physiological acoustics, including aspects of general acoustics, which pertain to biological safety, tolerance and comfort of non-human animals, including both risk to individual animals and to the long-term viability of populations. Animals to be covered may potentially include commercially-grown food animals; animals harvested for food in the wild; pets; laboratory animals; exotic species in zoos, oceanaria or aquariums; or free-ranging wild animals.

Please visit www.ASAStandards.org if you would like to receive:

  • A list of active Working Groups and their individual scopes.
  • A current list of S3/SC1 or Working Group membership rosters

To see or purchase any one of our S3/SC1 Standards, visit the S3/SC1 page of the ASA Online Store.

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