Thornton Acoustics & Vibrations provides highly focused professional engineering services that deal exclusively with acoustics, vibrations, noise, and its control throughout North America. The firm has successfully completed over 1000 projects since 1972. Dr. Thornton, a principal, has thirty-eight years of experience as a noise and vibration control engineer, architectural acoustics engineer and consultant, and acoustical engineer dealing with projects entailing architectural acoustics, building noise and vibration control, community noise, environmental noise and sound impact, HVAC and mechanical system noise and vibration control, expert witness and forensic engineering for acoustics and noise, MRI and CT Scanner site vibration measurement testing and control, sound and vibration testing and measurement, noise and vibration control engineering, quiet product design and research and development, sound quality design, and related projects in acoustics, vibrations, and noise.
The principals of the firm are highly qualified experienced graduate level mechanical engineers whose academic education is specifically in acoustics, sound, vibrations, and noise at the prestigious Herrick Laboratories of the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. This unique team uses cutting edge technology, a large inventory of state-of-the-art instruments, and tried and true engineering principles that follow the scientific method while using good engineering science to solve complex problems efficiently with innovative solutions in a cost effective manner. State-of-the-art instrumentation is combined with technical proficiency to find novel ways of solving everyday problems. They provide personalized services that develop engineered solutions tailored to the client’s particular problem or situation. Their well honed and highly focused engineering skills result in high quality solutions based on good science (not art) that are cost effective and efficient with an eye on the “bottom line”.
Thornton Acoustics & Vibrations is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB).