Introduction to ASA Standards Program
American National Standard Methods for the Measurement of Insertion Loss of Hearing Protection Devices in Continuous or Impulsive Noise Using Microphone-in-Real-Ear or Acoustic Test Fixture Procedures
American National Standard Acoustics – Determination of sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure – Precision methods for anechoic rooms and hemi-anechoic rooms – Nationally Adopted International Standards
An overview of the standards program of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is presented. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation and the US voluntary consensus process are described. The structure of the ASA standards organization is explained and the roles of each Standards Committee are outlined.
Introduction to ASA Standards Program (slides)
A PowerPoint slide overview of the standards program of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is presented. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation and the US voluntary consensus process are described. The structure of the ASA standards organization is explained and the roles of each Standards Committee are outlined.
ASC Operating Procedures
These Accredited Standards Committee Procedures are used for the four Standards Committees (S1, S2, S3, and S12) for which the Acoustical Society of America provides a Secretariat.
Guidelines for ANSI Accredited S Committee Working Groups
These guidelines were developed to provide an understanding of the ASA standards structure, the policies that govern the work we do, and the processes by which ASA develops and maintains standards.
ASACOS Editorial Guidelines for Preparation of American National Standards and Technical Reports in Acoustics, Mechanical Vibration and Shock, Bioacoustics, Animal Bioacoustics and Noise
These guidelines include the latest information regarding the preparation of draft documents. They should be used in conjunction with the ASA Standards Templates and are intended for working groups in preparing drafts of documents to be published by ASA.
Guidelines for Software Developed to Accompany a Standard
These guidelines apply to software that accompanies a published ANSI/ASA standard.
IEC TAG Operating Procedures
Operating Procedures for USNC/IEC Technical Advisory Groups
ISO TAG Operating Procedures
Operating Procedures for ISO Technical Advisory Groups
Application for Membership in Accredited Standards Committee(s) and U.S. Technical Advisory Committee(s) Administered by the Acoustical Society of America
Guide to Participation
Guide to Participation in the ASA Standards Program
Working Group Chair FAQs
A list of frequency asked questions and responses.
Opportunities for International Liaison
A brief overview of the relationship between ASA and ANSI and international standards bodies is presented.