ASTM WK57850

    New Guide for Field Measurement of the Reduction of Impact Sound from Heavy Impact Sources When Using Floor Coverings

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E33.10 | Committee E33 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    provide guidance on acoustic field measurement of impact sounds from heavy sources including frequency ranges, time response and frequency weighting, and microphone methods etc. Provide guidance on: number and position of measurements, size and geometry of weights and drop heights, sample size for floor covering


    drop, impact, heavy, floor, sound, acoustic


    guidance on field testing using heavy impact sources will provide an opportunity to communicate agreed upon best practices and pitfalls to avoid for successful data collection and reporting of results. user is likely to be consultant working on behalf of owners or architects

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Raley


    E33.10 (19-02)

    Negative Votes Need Resolution