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Scope

Standardization in the field of acoustics, including methods of measuring acoustical phenomena, their generation, transmission and reception, and all aspects of their effects on man and his environment.

Excluded :

  • electro-acoustics and the implementation of specifications of the characteristics of measuring instruments for acoustic purposes.

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207

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 28 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 43

40

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 3 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 43

25

Participating members

34

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise Sub committee
ISO/TC 43/SC 2 Building acoustics Sub committee
ISO/TC 43/SC 3 Underwater acoustics Sub committee
ISO/TC 43/WG 1 Threshold of hearing Working group
ISO/TC 43/WG 9 Method for calculating loudness level Working group
ISO/TC 43/WG 10 Hearing aid fitting management Working group

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 127/SC 2/WG 4 Joint ISO/TC 127/SC 2 - ISO/TC 43/SC 1 WG: Acoustics (ISO 6393-6396)
ISO/TC 188/WG 28 Joint TC 188-TC 43/SC 1 WG : Measurement of airborne noise
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 43

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 43 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 29 Electroacoustics IEC
IEC/TC 79 Alarm and electronic security systems IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 60 Gears ISO
ISO/TC 72 Textile machinery and accessories ISO
ISO/TC 108 Mechanical vibration, shock and condition monitoring ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 5 Ergonomics of the physical environment ISO
ISO/TC 269 Railway applications ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 43

ISO/TC 43 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 29 Electroacoustics IEC
IEC/TC 87 Ultrasonics IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 108 Mechanical vibration, shock and condition monitoring ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 5 Ergonomics of the physical environment ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
BIAP International Office for Audiophonology A
ILO International Labour Organization A
ISA International Society of Audiology A
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology A
WHO World Health Organization A
EBU European Broadcasting Union B
EC - European Commission European Commission B
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
12-16 November 2018 Matsue (Japan) ISO/TC 43/SC 2 *

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 43 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstrasse 6
D-10787 Berlin
Germany

Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31

Secretariat direct:
Mr Dipl.-Ing Hans-Joachim Kornprobst
Tel: +49 30 2601-2693
Fax: +49 30 2601-42693