Details of two planned ProPG (Professional Practice Guidance on Planning and Noise) consultation workshops have been announced. The first event will be held...
What is acoustics?
Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound.
Many people mistakenly think that acoustics is strictly musical or architectural in nature. While acoustics does include the study of musical instruments and architectural spaces, it also covers a vast range of topics, including: noise control, SONAR for submarine navigation, ultrasounds for medical imaging, thermoacoustic refrigeration, seismology, bioacoustics, and electroacoustic communication.
Jobs in Acoustics
The Institute of Acoustics, the Association of Noise Consultants and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health have produced a Professional Practice...
The IOA has today launched a new blog which will be written by a member of its Young Members’ Group (YMG) or Publications Committee each month. Blogs...
A wide range of publications, brochures, CDs and consultation documents is available through the Institute of Acoustics publication shop.