Books on Noise Control
Advanced or Specialized Books on Acoustics
Lord, H.W., Gatley, W.S., and Evensen, H.A.;
Noise Control for Engineers, Krieger, Malabar, 1987. Basic
principles of Noise Control.
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.
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.
Links to Professional Societies
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.
Hubbard, H.H. (editor); Aeroacoustics of
Flight Vehicles, 2 Vols., published by the Acoustical Society of America,
1995. Aeroacoustics and noise control of
Nelson, P.A. and Elliott, S.J.; Active
Control of Sound, Academic Press, London, 1991. An
introduction to active noise control.
Fahy, F.J.; Sound Intensity, E &
FN Spon, London, 1995. A book on acoustic intensity.
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.
Journals (available at Potter Library)
Acoustical Society of America
Institute of Noise Control Engineering
Companies with focus on Acoustics, and
Noise Control Engineering Journal
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Journal of Sound and Vibration
Journal of Fluids and Structures
Journal of Vibration and Acoustics