Decoupled Ceiling With Clip & Channel
For proper isolation from footfall impact, it’s necessary to install the ceiling drywall on its own independent suspension. The Clip & Channel oscillates and provides vibration isolation similar to your car tire. You can drive thru a pothole and only a small portion of the vibration is allowed to transfer to the car body. Same with the Clip & Channel system. How Soundproofing Clips Work
This method adds Decoupling, Mass, Absorption and Damping, four of the 4 Elements of Soundproofing.