Introduction

The field of acoustic or acoustical engineering is the discipline of engineering that deals with sound and vibration. It is the application of acoustics (the science of sound and vibration) in technology.

Acoustic engineering can be used to reduce unwanted noise, also known as noise control. Other applications of acoustic engineering may include the use of sound in:

  • Ultrasound in medicine or hospitals
  • Digital sound synthesisers
  • Public sound announcement systems

Acoustic engineers perform tasks to:

  • Design sound systems
  • Investigate human reactions to sound and vibration
  • Create audio signal software

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Experts in the field of acoustic engineering are required in cases involving the use of sound and vibration. They may be required in a variety of areas including:

  • Voice identification
  • Audio and electronic system design
  • Acoustical design
  • Environmental noise
  • Industrial and safety engineering
  • Underwater acoustics (e.g., sonar)
  • Vibration control

Sample Reports

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Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles Engineers Debut the Acoustic Prism

A Switzerland-based team of electrical engineers has built a device that can sound-split noise into its constituent frequencies by physical means only.

Texting Proves Beneficial in Auditory Overload Situations

The findings of this research suggest that the use of the visual system is a viable supplement for communication in cases of auditory overload or degraded listening.

Researchers Design Sensitive New Microphone Modeled on Fly Ear

Using the sensitive ears of a parasitic fly for inspiration, a group of researchers has created a new type of microphone that achieves better acoustical performance than what is currently available in hearing aids.

Relevant Cases UGL Rail Pty Ltd v Wilkinson Murray Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1959

This case involved claims that negligent acoustic engineering advice was provided by the defendant. An acoustic engineer provided expert opinion.

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Profiles of Experts in Engineering - Acoustic

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