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ANSI/ASA S1.1-2013 (R2020)

Acoustical Terminology

This American National Standard provides definitions for terms used in acoustics and electroacoustics. Many terms apply to all branches of acoustics. A number of general terms from the fields of architectural acoustics, engineering acoustics, physical acoustics, physiological and psychological acoustics, sonics and ultrasonics, underwater sound, and music are also provided. Specialized terms relating to the field of vibration and shock and to the fields of psychoacoustics and bioacoustics are contained in Standards listed among the general references

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