Books on Noise Control

  1. Lord, H.W., Gatley, W.S., and Evensen, H.A.; Noise Control for Engineers, Krieger, Malabar, 1987. Basic principles of Noise Control.
  2. Foreman, J.K.; Sound Analysis and Noise Control, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990.  Basic principles, illustrated with many simple and practical examples of different noise control techniques.
  3. Beranek, L.L., and Ver, I.L. (editors); Noise and Vibration Control Engineering: Principles and Applications, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1992.  Advanced handbook on noise control.
Advanced or Specialized Books on Acoustics
  1. Pierce, A.D.; Acoustics: An Introduction to its Physical Principles and Applications, published by the Acoustical Society of America, 1993. A comprehensive treatment of the foundations of physical acoustics.
  2. Hubbard, H.H. (editor); Aeroacoustics of Flight Vehicles, 2 Vols., published by the Acoustical Society of America, 1995.  Aeroacoustics and noise control of aircrafts.
  3. Nelson, P.A. and Elliott, S.J.; Active Control of Sound, Academic Press, London, 1991. An introduction to active noise control.
  4. Fahy, F.J.; Sound Intensity, E & FN Spon, London, 1995. A book on acoustic intensity.
  5. Blake, W.K.; Mechanics of Flow-Induced Sound and Vibration, 2 volumes, Academic Press, London, 1986. Comprehensive review of the basic principles of hydro-acoustics.
Links to Professional Societies
  1. Acoustical Society of America                                   (
  2. Institute of Noise Control Engineering                       (
Journals (available at Potter Library)
  1. Noise Control Engineering Journal
  2. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  3. Journal of Sound and Vibration                                
  4. Journal of Fluids and Structures
  5. Journal of Vibration and Acoustics
  6. Applied Acoustics
  7. Acustica
Companies with focus on Acoustics, and Noise Control