Acoustics is defined by ANSI/ASA S1.1-2013 as "(a) Science of sound, including its production, transmission, and effects, including biological and psychological effects. (b) Those qualities of a room that, together, determine its character with respect to auditory effects."
The study of acoustics revolves around the generation, propagation and reception of mechanical waves and vibrations.
Commercial Applications of Acoustic Tiles
An outline of applications for plaster acoustic tiles in various industries .
Poor acoustics can have a detrimental effect upon students academic performance and teachers vocal health. This makes acoustics fundamentally important to learning environments.