BS EN 16487:2014 - Acoustics. Test code for suspended ceilings. Sound absorption

BS EN 16487:2014

Acoustics. Test code for suspended ceilings. Sound absorption

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : November 2014



This European Standard specifies additional necessary information on how to carry out efficiently and under standardized conditions the determination of the sound absorption coefficients according to EN ISO 354 “Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation room”. It specifies the additional requirements of the sound absorption measurements and the operating and mounting conditions that should be used for the test. Observe that all demands in EN ISO 354 still should be fulfilled. The results obtained are used for design calculations with respect to room acoustics and to convert frequency-dependent sound absorption coefficients into a weighted sound absorption coefficient α w, according to EN ISO 11654.

This European Standard is applicable for the compile of the single number rating α w, to express the sound absorption performance of suspended ceiling membranes in CE marking and labelling according to EN 13964. This European Standard is not applicable for suspended ceiling kits according to EN 13964.

Standard NumberBS EN 16487:2014
TitleAcoustics. Test code for suspended ceilings. Sound absorption
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 November 2014
Confirm Date16 October 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 13964:2014, ISO 354:2003, ISO 11654, EN ISO 354:2003, EN ISO 11654
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 5725-1, ISO 5725-6
International RelationshipsEN 16487:2014
Draft Superseded By12/30268211 DC
DescriptorsNoise control (acousic), Acoustics, Acoustic properties and phenomena, Acoustic testing rooms, Acoustic waves, Acoustic absorption, Furniture, Acoustic measurement, Acoustic insulating materials, Reverberation rooms, People
Title in FrenchAcoustique. Code d'essai des plafonds suspendus. Absorption acoustique
Title in GermanAkustik. Prüfvorschrift für Unterdecken. Schallabsorption
ISBN978 0 580 79998 3
File Size1.118 MB

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