ASA Standards: Driving the Future for Acoustics

ASA Standards excels in generating, promoting, and disseminating knowledge and practical applications in the fields of Acoustics, Mechanical Vibration and Shock, Bioacoustics, Animal Bioacoustics, and Noise through the development of national and international standards.

Participate in Standards Development

Become an ASA Standards Member and join in helping define and support solutions in acoustics and contribute to

ASA Standards development on one or more of our Accredited Standards Committees:

ASC S1

Acoustics

ASC S2

Mechanical Vibration and Shock

ASC S3

Bioacoustics

ASC S3/SC 1

Animal Bioacoustics

ASC S12

Noise

You can also participate in an ASA Standards Working Group and help craft and publish the next generation of ASA Standards.

Click on our Working Groups tab below to learn more:

Participate in International Standards Development

As an ANSI-accredited SDO, ASA Standards administers nine U.S. Technical Advisory Groups and provides

U.S. stakeholders with access to international standards development in the ISO and IEC.

ISO/TC TAG 108

Mechanical Vibration and Shock

ISO/TC TAG 43

Acoustics

ISO/TC TAG 43/SC 1

Noise

ISO/TC TAG 43/SC 3

Underwater Acoustics

IEC/TC TAG 29

Electroacoustics

Buy ASA Standards and Technical Reports

We publish and sell ASA Standards and Technical Reports covering the breadth of the Acoustics field: Acoustics, Mechanical Vibration and Shock, Bioacoustics (including Animal Bioacoustics) and Noise.

Our portfolio comprises more than 153 voluntary consensus standards and technical reports.

Membership

ASA Standards Members directly impact the development of Standards that drive superior products and services in the acoustics field. Whether you represent a producer, user, professional society, government agency or consultant, we encourage you to join ASA Standards — and be a part of our dynamic network.​

I have gained the most from the associations made while participating in working groups to write standards. I am most proud of my part in developing the standards used to protect the hearing of our warfighters . . . I feel that the Army benefits greatly from the experience I have gained here.

Angélique Scharine

Senior Research Psychologist, DEVCOM U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Benefits

  • Participation and Voting Privileges of ASA Standards Projects
  • Participation in Balloting of International Standards Projects
  • Complimentary ASA Standards and Technical Reports
  • Participate and Network in ASA’s Annual Meetings
  • Appointment as Expert in Standards Activities
  • Eligibility for Officer Roles on ASA Standards Committees
  • Free Membership Listing
  • Interact with Representatives of Consumers, Producers, Users, Government Agencies Who are Experts in Driving Consensus
  • Have the Opportunity to Interact with Professionals and Experts from Around the World
  • Showcase your Leadership and Technical Expertise by Contributing to the Development of High Quality, Timely Market-Relevant Standards

Governance

ASA Standards are governed by the ASA Committee on Standards (ASACOS) which directs policy, financing, and program oversight. ASACOS serves as an essential conduit to disseminate knowledge in the field of acoustics and vibration to users in industry, government and academia.

Meetings and Events

Committee meetings are among the many ways to get involved, network and contribute to the field of acoustics — we welcome your participation.

National

Date Event Location
Nov. 21, 2022 ASACOS Steering (11:00am CT – 12:30pm CT) VIRTUAL
Nov. 22, 2022 ASACOS (11:00am CT – 12:30pm CT) VIRTUAL
Dec. 5-9, 2022 183rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America Nashville, TN
May 8-12, 2023 184th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America Chicago, IL

International

Date Event Location
May 2-6, 2023 ISO/TC 43, SC1 & SC3, Underwater acoustics Montreal

If you need assistance, please email us at: standards@acousticalsociety.org

ASA Travel Awards

ASA encourages international collaboration in standards development and provides two travel awards for greater participation.

Take a moment to review qualifications and procedures for both the International Standards Travel Award and the RW Young Travel Award. Then submit the application so that we can determine which is best suited in assisting you with offsetting your international travel expenses!

If you need assistance, please contact us at ASATAG.TC@acousticalsociety.org

Contact Us

Nancy A. Blair-DeLeon

Nancy A. Blair-DeLeon

Manager Standards Operation

Kenneth H. Berlack

Kenneth H. Berlack

Standards Development Support Specialist

Raegan J. Ripley

Raegan J. Ripley

Standards Development Support Specialist

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Melville, NY 11747-4300
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