Work Item
ASTM WK77048

New Specification for Reverberation Room Requirements

1. Scope

The development of standards on the characteristics and performance of materials, products, systems and services relating to the acoustical environment and the promotion of related knowledge. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


room modes; room average sound absorption coefficient; direct field; signal coherence


This standard is needed to harmonize the reverberation room requirements for all E33 standards the require a reverberation room, and it is anticipated that it will ultimately improve reproducibility between labs. The users would be all labs that perform testing in accordance with ASTM E33 standards.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: E33.05

Committee: E33

Staff Manager: Kelly Paul

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-24-2021

Technical Contact: Jerry Lilly

Item: 002

Ballot: E33.05 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution