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About The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Since 1929, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) has been the leading source of theoretical and experimental research results in the broad interdisciplinary subject of sound.

The journal serves physical scientists, life scientists, engineers, psychologists, physiologists, architects, musicians, and speech communication specialists.

Subjects include:

  • Linear and nonlinear acoustics
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Underwater sound and acoustical oceanography
  • Ultrasonics and quantum acoustics
  • Architectural and structural acoustics and vibration
  • Speech, music, and noise
  • Psychology and physiology of hearing
  • Engineering acoustics, sound transducers, and measurements
  • Bioacoustics, animal bioacoustics, and bioresponse to vibration

All submissions for publication are subject to peer review to determine their suitability for publication. In addition to contributed manuscripts, the journal contains news items of interest to acoustical scientists, book reviews, references to contemporary papers in acoustics, reviews of acoustical patents, and news on the development of standards. Periodically the journal also issues cumulative indexes of published articles.

2022 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate, 2023)*:

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Total Citations 53,149

* Data from the 2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate, 2023).


Print ISSN: 0001-4966
Online ISSN: 1520-8524

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America is indexed in the following databases:

  • Clarivate/Web of Science
  • Scopus
  • National Institute of Health (for NIH-funded content)
  • PubMed
  • Crossref


Any product, device, or brand names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners and are used only for purposes of scientific study and education. The Journal and its editors, authors, reviewers and publishers disclaim any representation or warranty regarding the use or sufficiency of any products, companies, or information discussed herein. The Journal does not render technical or professional advice or services for any specific circumstances. If such advice or services are required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The information and opinions expressed herein are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Acoustical Society of America or its officers, directors, staff or representatives.

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