This book is written more for the practitioner than the casual reader. Although a high mathematical level is not needed, for much of the material some engineering knowledge is desirable. Noise control is not easy and there are no magic answers to problems. Careful study and patience are required to produce proficiency in the field of noise control.

    1. Some Fundamentals of Sound and Vibration 2. Human Hearing and Subjective Response to Sound 3. Instrument for Sound and Vibration Measurement 4. Acoustics of Enclosures 5. Architectural Acoustics


    Malcolm J. Crocker, Ph.D., is a Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue
    University, and conducts research at the Ray W. Herrick Laboratories. A. John Price, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture of the University of British Columbia at Vancouver, Canada. Frederick M. Kessler