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acoustical engineer





Acoustical engineers study and apply the science of sound to various applications. They work in a wide range of areas including the consultation of the acoustics and elements affecting the transmission of sound in spaces for performances or recording activities. They can also consult on the levels of noise contamination for those activities that require compliance with standards on that matter.

Scope note

The expertise of acoustical engineers might also cover specific knowledge areas such as bioacoustics, construction acoustics, ultrasound technology, acoustic signal processing, psychoacoustics, structural vibration, and acoustic oceanography.

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Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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