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  • ASTM E 2179 : 2003 : R2016

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    Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of the Effectiveness of Floor Coverings in Reducing Impact Sound Transmission Through Concrete Floors

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  21-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  04-11-2016

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    CONTAINED IN VOL. 04.06, 2016 Defines a method for the laboratory measurement of the effectiveness of floor coverings in reducing impact noise from a standard tapping machine through concrete floors.

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    1.1This test method describes a method for the laboratory measurement of the effectiveness of floor coverings in reducing impact noise from a standard tapping machine through concrete floors. The test results are not necessarily directly related to the subjective evaluations of the floor coverings.

    1.2This test method applies to all floor coverings, whether single or multi-layered, as installed on a standard concrete floor. Multi-layered coverings may be factory-assembled or assembled at the test laboratory.

    1.3The test method applies only to laboratory measurements. It does not apply to the measurement of the effectiveness of a floor covering in a field situation.

    1.4Laboratory Accreditation—A procedure for accrediting a laboratory for performing this test method is given in Method E492.

    1.5This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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    Committee E 33
    Document Type Test Method
    Product Note Reconfirmed 2016
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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    ASTM E 3133 : 2018 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Floor Impact Sound Radiation Using the Tapping Machine
    ASTM E 989 : 2018 Standard Classification for Determination of Single-Number Metrics for Impact Noise
    ASTM C 634 : 2013 : EDT 1 Standard Terminology Relating to Building and Environmental Acoustics
    ASTM E 2813 : 2018 Standard Practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning
    ASTM E 989 : 2021 Standard Classification for Determination of Single-Number Metrics for Impact Noise
    ASTM E 3222 : 2020 : REV A Standard Classification for Determination of High-frequency Impact Sound Ratings
    ASTM E 3133 : 2018 : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Floor Impact Sound Radiation Using the Tapping Machine (Withdrawn 2023)

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    ASTM E 1414 : 2000 : REV A Standard Test Method for Airborne Sound Attenuation Between Rooms Sharing a Common Ceiling Plenum
    ASTM E 989 : 2021 Standard Classification for Determination of Single-Number Metrics for Impact Noise
    ISO 717-2:2013 Acoustics Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 2: Impact sound insulation
    ISO 140-6:1998 Acoustics Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements Part 6: Laboratory measurements of impact sound insulation of floors
    ANSI S1.11 : 2014 SPECIFICATION FOR OCTAVE-BAND AND FRACTIONAL-OCTAVE-BAND ANALOG AND DIGITAL FILTERS
    ASTM E 1007 : 2019 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM C 634 : 2013 : R2021 Standard Terminology Relating to Building and Environmental Acoustics
    ANSI/ASA S1.6 : 2016 PREFERRED FREQUENCIES AND FILTER BAND CENTER FREQUENCIES FOR ACOUSTICAL MEASUREMENTS
    ASTM E 1007 : 2011 : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2013 : REV A Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1414 : 2006 Standard Test Method for Airborne Sound Attenuation Between Rooms Sharing a Common Ceiling Plenum
    ANSI S1.10 : 66(R2001) AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD METHOD FOR THE CALIBRATION OF MICROPHONES
    ISO 140-8:1997 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
    ASTM E 1007 : 1997 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2021 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2013 : REV B Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2014 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2004 : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
    ASTM E 1007 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Tapping Machine Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies and Associated Support Structures
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