Tonal Assessment ISO TS 20065
13th January 2023
ISO's Tonal Noise Assessment Method has been updated, and published last month as ISO TS 20065.
The refined and better documented method describes how best to assess tonal noise in the environment and is now ready for widespread use in determining how tonal noise affects communities.
1st December 2022
DMdB’s founder and director, Douglas Manvell, has been appointed as a member of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) for Internoise 2023 to be held in Chiba, Japan on 20-23 August.
This edition of the world’s largest annual international noise control conference is now open for abstract submission.
Sound in Urban Planning
29th September 2022
At the Danish Sound Cluster seminar on Sound in Urban Planning, DMdB’s founder, Douglas Manvell, participated in a panel discussion on how soundscapes, sound walks & sound design can improve the urban environment as well as help bring sound in at an earlier stage of urban planning.
Reflections on Internoise 2022
6th September 2022
3 days, 750 papers, almost 1000 on-site attendees at the world's biggest and best international noise control conference - what could be better? Presenting, chairing, learning, discussing, networking. Great to meet old and new faces, even if only briefly. And fantastic to hear the latest news.
20th July 2022
Last week, the ISO PAS 1996-3 “Objective method for the measurement of prominence of impulsive sounds and for adjustment of LAeq” was published. This method to categorise sources of impulsive noise is now ready for use in determining how impulsive noise affects communities.
30th June 2022
DMdB is proud to have helped MB Consultants review the environmental noise immission limits currently in use in several countries. This very interesting work resulted in, among other things, tabular summaries of noise limits at residential properties for the most important sources for key countries.
9th June 2022
DMdB director, Douglas Manvell, has just returned from the Danish Technical University (DTU) where, as Visiting Lecturer, he had an expanded role in the Environmental Acoustics module, part of DTU’s Masters in Engineering.
12th May 2022
The Euroregio Baltic Nordic Meeting 2022 was held in Aalborg, Denmark. A member of the conference’s Scientific Committee, Douglas Manvell, founder of DMdB, also chaired a very interesting session on environmental noise and contributed with a presentation on international standards for environmental noise assessment.
2nd March 2022
Having recently presented "Environmental Noise in Europe and UK" at this Japanese conference, DMdB is looking forward to further developing its working relationships with leading Japanese researchers.
4th January 2022
After 6 years as chair, Douglas Manvell has been reappointed for another 3 year period as Chair of ISO Committees on Acoustics and Noise
Impulse Assessment and Euronoise
28th October 2021
DMdB’s first conference paper was held at Euronoise 2021 – on the ISO PAS 1996-3 method, that is nearing completion, to categorize impulsive sources in the environment
12th October 2021
Every 18 months, the acoustics standardization community meets – why?
6th August 2021
What is Internoise 2021, the world’s foremost international noise control annual conference? And how did DMdB experience and contribute to it?
11th June 2021
DMdB’s Douglas Manvell has just lectured in Environmental Acoustics, part of the Danish Technical University’s Masters in Engineering Acoustics
3rd May 2021
Stapelfeldt and DMdB are proud to announce that they have signed a contract for DMdB to provide support for development, promotion and sales of Stapelfeldt's LimA and LimA-based solutions
23rd April 2021
DMdB has just participated in the inaugural meeting of the Environmental Sound Solutions working group, an exciting development
6th April 2021
DMdB is proud to announce
the signature of a contract to provide Envirosuite with world-class noise and vibration expertise to help them maintain and develop strong noise and vibration solutions
6th April 2021
Softnoise and DMdB are proud to announce that they have signed a contract for DMdB to provide Softnoise with support for promotion and sales of Predictor-LimA
6th April 2021
I am proud to announce the launch of my new company, DMdB, providing noise & vibration control advice and services