A leading world expert in underwater acoustics has received an award from the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) in recognition of his outstanding work in the...
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.
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The Institute’s Amplitude Modulation Working Group (AMWG) has released its software which implements the three proposed methods of rating amplitude...
The spring 2015 issue of Sound Bites, the IOA's student e-zine, is now out. As usual, it's full of a mixture of news about...
A wide range of publications, brochures, CDs and consultation documents is available through the Institute of Acoustics publication shop.