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Acoustics - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Acoustics industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 3744

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Engineering methods for an essentially free field over a reflecting plane

SANS 3743-1

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Engineering methods for small, movable sources in reverberant fields Part 1: Comparison method for a hard-walled test room

SANS 3741

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Precision methods for reverberation rooms

SANS 3743-2

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Engineering methods for small, movable sources in reverberant fields Part 2: Methods for special reverberation test rooms

SANS 140-3

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 3: Laboratory measurements of airborne sound insulation of building elements

SANS 8253-1

Acoustics - Audiometric test methods Part 1: Pure-tone air and bone conduction audiometry

SANS 8253-2

Acoustics - Audiometric test methods Part 2: Sound field audiometry with pure-tone and narrow-band test signals

SANS 140-1

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 1: Requirements for laboratory test facilities with suppressed flanking transmission

SANS 140-2

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 2: Determination, verification and application of precision data

SANS 9614-1

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound intensity Part 1: Measurement at discrete points

SANS 9614-2

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound intensity Part 2: Measurement by scanning

SANS 10843

Acoustics - Methods for the description and physical measurement of single impulses or series of impulses

SANS 11690-1

Acoustics - Recommended practice for the design of low-noise workplaces containing machinery Part 1: Noise control strategies

SANS 11690-2

Acoustics - Recommended practice for the design of low-noise workplaces containing machinery Part 2: Noise control measures

SANS 3746

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels and sound energy levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Survey method using an enveloping measurement surface over a reflecting plane

SANS 8253-3

Acoustics - Audiometric test methods Part 3: Speech audiometry

SANS 11690-3

Acoustics - Recommended practice for the design of low-noise workplaces containing machinery Part 3: Sound propagation and noise prediction in workrooms

SANS 717-1

Acoustics - Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 1: Airborne sound insulation

SANS 717-2

Acoustics - Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 2: Impact sound insulation

SANS 11200

Acoustics - Noise emitted by machinery and equipment - Guidelines for the use of basic standards for the determination of emission sound pressure levels at a work station and at other specified positions

SANS 11201

Acoustics - Noise emitted by machinery and equipment - Determination of emission sound pressure levels at a work station and at other specified positions in an essentially free field over a reflecting plane with negligible environmental corrections

SANS 11202

Acoustics - Noise emitted by machinery and equipment - Determination of emission sound pressure levels at a work station and at other specified positions applying approximate environmental corrections

SANS 11203

Acoustics - Noise emitted by machinery and equipment - Determination of emission sound pressure levels at a work station and at other specified positions from the sound power level

SANS 11204

Acoustics - Noise emitted by machinery and equipment - Determination of emission sound pressure levels at a work station and at other specified positions applying accurate environmental corrections

SANS 140-8

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 8: Laboratory measurements of the reduction of transmitted impact noise by floor coverings on a heavyweight standard floor

SANS 13475-1

Acoustics - Stationary audible warning devices used outdoors Part 1: Field measurements for determination of sound emission quantities

SANS 11688-1

Acoustics - Recommended practice for the design of low-noise machinery and equipment Part 1: Planning

SANS 11688-2

Acoustics - Recommended practice for the design of low-noise machinery and equipment Part 2: Introduction to the physics of low-noise design

SANS 140-4

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 4: Field measurements of airborne sound insulation between rooms

SANS 140-5

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 5: Field measurements of airborne sound insulation of facade elements and facades

SANS 140-7

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 7: Field measurements of impact sound insulation of floors

SANS 8297

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of multisource industrial plants for evaluation of sound pressure levels in the environment - Engineering method

SANS 8201

Acoustics - Audible emergency evacuation signal

SANS 61672-1

Electroacoustics - Sound level meters Part 1: Specifications

SANS 60942

Electroacoustics - Sound calibrators

SANS 61672-2

Electroacoustics - Sound level meters Part 2: Pattern evaluation tests

SANS 10223

Acoustics - Audible emergency evacuation signal

SANS 140-14

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 14: Guidelines for special situations in the field

SANS 140-11

Acoustics - Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 11: Laboratory measurements of the reduction of transmitted impact sound by floor coverings on lightweight reference floors

SANS 13474

Acoustics - Framework for calculating a distribution of sound exposure levels for impulsive sound events for the purposes of environmental noise assessment

SANS 9614-3

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound intensity Part 3: Precision method for measurement by scanning

SANS 6926

Acoustics - Requirements for the performance and calibration of reference sound sources used for the determination of sound power levels

SANS 10191

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources - Guidelines for the use of basic standards

SANS 10196

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Precision methods for anechoic and hemi-anechoic rooms

SANS 61672-3

Electroacoustics - Sound level meters Part 3: Periodic tests

SANS 61094-2

Electroacoustics - Measurement microphones Part 2: Primary method for pressure calibration of laboratory standard microphones by the reciprocity technique

SANS 61260

Electro-acoustics - Octave-band and fractional-octave-band filters