1. A program on Tutorial Lectures and a Committee on Tutorial Lectures is established.

2. The subjects of the Tutorial Lectures are to be selected by the Committee on Tutorials from topics of current general interest to acousticians; the lectures are not be addressed to experts in the fields of the selected subject.

3. There shall be only one Tutorial Lecture at each regular meeting of the Society. The tutorial shall have a duration of about two hours and should be held on Monday evening.

4. The Committee on Tutorial Lectures shall plan and organize the Tutorial Lecture and select the subjects and the speakers. The committee shall consist of six members of the Society appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Council.

5. The Committee on Tutorial Lectures will report on its activities to the Executive Council at each regular meeting of the Society.

6. The Society will provide an all-inclusive honorarium of $1000 for each Tutorial Lecture, to be shared equally among the lecturers if there is more than one. Each lecturer will also be reimbursed up to a maximum of $1000 for travel, subsistence and other expenses related to the lecture. The lecturers are expected to provide the Society with a set of notes on the Lecture suitable for duplication by the Society and distribution to attendees before the lecture. These notes may include the text or outline of the lecture, copies of the projected visual aids, and reprints of relevant published papers, at the lecturer's discretion.

7. The subject of the Tutorial Lecture will be listed in the Call for Papers of each regular Society meeting. There will be a registration fee for attendance at the Tutorial.

8. The Editor-in-Chief will determine the suitability of each Tutorial for publication in the Journal and will make arrangements with the authors if publication is considered desirable.

9. Deviation from the procedures described above requires approval of the Executive Council at least one Society meeting prior to the meeting at which the Tutorial is to be presented.


Julian D. Maynard, Acoustical Imaging, May 1986

Raymond D. Kent and Sheila E. Blumstein, Speech Production and Perception, December 1986

Lawrence R. Rabiner, Digital Signal Processing, May 1987

Thomas D. Rossing, An Introduction to Musical Acoustics, November 1987

Jiri Tichy, Acoustic Intensity Technique, May 1988

Alan V. Oppenheim, Introduction to Digital Signal Processing, November 1988

M. Mohan Sondhi, Adaptive Signal Processing in Acoustics, November 1988

Herman Medwin, Acoustical Oceanography: Child of Ocean Acoustics, May 1989

Ewart A. Wetherill, Architectural Acoustics The Forgotten Dimension, November 1989

Peter Dallos, Cochlear Mechanics, May 1990

Chris R. Fuller, Active Control of Sound and Vibration, November 1990

Robert T. Beyer, Nonlinear Acoustics, April 1991

Stephen Grossberg, Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition with Applications to Acoustics and Speech, November 1991

Thomas G. Stockham, Digital Audio, May 1992

Ilene J. Busch-Vishniac, Transduction Mechanisms, October 1992

Tony F. W. Embleton, Noise Outdoors, May 1993

Patricia K. Kuhl, Speech Perception, October 1993

Gary W. Siebein, Architectural Acoustics, June 1994

Robert E. Apfel, Acoustic Cavitation: Sonic Effervesence, November 1994

Alan Powell,Flow Induced Sound, May 1995

Gabriel Weinreich, Overview of Musical Instrument Physics, November 1995

William M. Hartmann, Pitch, Periodicity, and the Brain, May 1996

Ben H. Sharp, Sound Transmission Through Structures Protecting Occupants from Exterior Noise, December 1996

James G. Miller, Medical Ultrasonic Imaging, June 1997

Whitlow W. L. Au, The Dolphin Echolocation System, December 1997

Seth Putterman, Probing the Unknowns of Sonoluminescence, September 1998

Uwe J. Hansen and James M. Pyne, An Evening with the Art and Science of Music: The Families of Musical Instruments: Physics and Performance, November 1999

Julius O. Smith, III, Virtual Musical Instruments, November 2000

Thomas D. Rossing, Uwe J. Hansen, and a team of Chicago-area physics teachers, Demonstration Experiments: Video and Audio for Teaching Acoustics, May 2001

Tony F. W. Embleton, Noise Propagation and Prediction Outdoors, December 2001

James M. Simmons, Keep Your Ear on the Ball: Display of Targets in the Bat's Sonar Receiver, June 2002

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Hearing in Three Dimensions, April 2003

Peggy B. Nelson, Classroom Acoustics, November 2003

Leo L. Beranek and David Griesinger, Listening to the Acoustics in Concert Halls, May 2004

Gerald S'Spain and Douglas Wartzok, Ocean Noise and Marine Mammals, November 2004

Carol Espy-Wilson, Automatic Speech Recognition, May 2005

E. Carr Everbach, Diagnostic Imaging in Biomedical Ultrasound, October 2005

Emil Okal, The 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami: Multidisciplinary Lessions from an Oceanic Monster, June 2006

Uwe J. Hansen, Musical Acoustics: Science and Performance, June 2007

Alfred J. Bedard, Weather and Acoustics, November 2007

Joe W. Posey, Aircraft Noise Prediction, November 2008

Ela Lamblin, Leah Lamblin, Uwe W. Hansen, The Art and Science of Unique Musical Instruments, May 2009

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