New England NoiceCon-17

Technical Sessions

1.0 – Commercial and Consumer Products: General Topics (Matt Nobile, Kevin Herreman)
1.1 – IT Product Noise (Jeff Schmitt, Marco Beltman)
1.2 – Commercial (non-Consumer Product) Noise (Seth Bard)
1.3 – Construction Power Tools and Equipment (Bryan Beamer)
1.4 – Benefits for Future Vision of Educated Consumer in Terms of Noise (Matt Nobile)

2.0 – Transportation Noise: General Topics (Micah Downing, Judy Rochat)
2.1 – Highway and Rail Noise Measurement Practices (Paul Burge)
2.2 – Combined Ground Transportation Studies (Adam Alexander)
2.3 – Rail Noise and Vibration (Herb Singleton)
2.4 – Aircraft Source Noise Modeling (Eric Boeker)
2.5 – UAS/UAV Noise (Ran Cabell, Kevin Herreman)
2.7 – Aircraft Noise Measurement (Eric Boeker)
2.8 – Airport Noise Modeling (Eric Boeker, Joseph DiPardo)
2.9 – Airport Noise Policy and Outreach (Eric Boeker, Becky Cointin)
2.10 – Transportation Noise in National Parks (Randy Stanley)
2.11 – Noise of Surface Ships (Joe Cuschieri)

3.0 – Sources and Propagation: General Topics (Victor Sparrow, Kai Ming Li, Natalia Sizov)
3.1 – Outdoor Sound Propagation (Dana Lodico)
3.2 – Operational and Environmental Inputs to Outdoor Noise Propagation Models (Dana Lodico)
3.2 – Tire Noise and Quieter Pavement (Tyler Dare, Paul Donavan)
3.3 – Automobile Noise: Inside/Outside (Paul Donavan)

4.0 – Passive Noise Control: General Topics (Tyler Dare, David Herrin)
4.1 – Noise Control Materials (John Gagliardi)
4.2 – Control of Product Noise with Enclosures (David Herrin, David Copley)
4.3 – Large Silencers (David Herrin, Tim Wu)

5.0 – Active Noise and Vibration Control: General Topics (Mingfeng Li, Jie Duan)
5.1 – Active Control of Exhaust Noise (Guohua Sun, Mahsa Asgarisabet)
5.2 – Vehicle Active Noise Control (Teik Lim, Guohua Sun)

6.0 – Structural Acoustics: General Topics (Steve Conlon, Ran Cabell)
6.1 – Passive Damping (Steve Conlon, Ran Cabell)
6.2 – Structural-Acoustic Design Optimization (Wen Li, Albert Allen)
6.3 – Techniques for Reducing Sound Transmission and Radiation (Ben Beck, Noah Schiller)

7.0 – Noise & Vibration Control in Buildings: General Topics (Greg Coudriet, Jeneatte Hesedahl)
7.1 – Architectural Noise & Vibration Control (Melinda Miller)
7.2 – Building Acoustics Measurement & Modeling (Greg Coudriet)
7.3 – HVAC and Building Systems Noise Control (Jeff Fullerton)
7.4 – Mixed Use, Hospitality, and Entertainment (Justin Meyer)
7.5 – Sound Masking (Jeanette Hesedahl)
7.6 – Building Envelope Sound Isolation (James Cottrell)
7.7 – Architectural Acoustics Vendor Presentations (Mandy Kachur, Erin Dugan)

8.0 – Community Noise: General Topics (Larry Finegold)
8.1 – Appropriate Metrics for Environmental Noise Assessment and Regulation (Eoin King, Karl Washburn)
8.2 – Innovative Approaches to Environmental Noise Mapping (Eoin King)
8.3 – Evaluating Effects of Noise on Communities (Herb Singleton, Eoin King)
8.4 – Construction Noise (Erich Thalheimer)
8.5 – Commercial Spacecraft and Launch Noise (Micah Downing)
8.6 – Wind Turbine Propagation Modeling - Community Impacts (Ken Kaliski)

9.0 – Industrial Noise: General Topics (Mike Lucas)
9.1 – Pressure Pulsation Noise (Mike Lucas, Joe Cuschieri)
9.2 – Using 3-D Printing in Acoustics and Noise Control (Andrew Barnard)
9.3 – Noise Controls in Mining (Hugo Camargo)
9.4 – Field Data Acquisition (Shaun Peterson)
9.5 – Diesel Equipment Noise (Shashikant More, David Herrin)
9.6 – Data Center and Power Plant Noise (Shashikant More)
9.7 – Industrial Equipment Noise (Shashikant More)

10.0 – Subjective Response and Impact of Noise on Health (Wade Bray, Larry Finegold)
10.1 – Perceptions Based Engineering (Shashikant More, Gabriella Cerrato)
10.2 – Hearing Loss Prevention (Amanda Azman)

11.1 – Acoustics & Noise Measurements (Chad Musser, Wen Li)
11.2 – Fan Noise (Nicolas Zerbib, Fred Mendonca)
11.3 – Raytracing Methods (Abder Mejdi)
11.4 – Modeling Methods (Bryce Gardner, Wen Li)
11.7 – Modeling of Vibro-Acoustic Systems (Wen Li, Steve Conlon)

12.0 – Acoustics & Noise Measurements: General Topics (Jason Kunio, Andrew Barnard)
12.1 – Measurements and Signal Processing in Noise Control (Andrew Barnard)

13.0 – Standards, Policies, Legislation, & Regulations (Beth Cooper)
13.1 – Regulations and Directives Effect on Product Noise Control (Shashikant More, David Herrin)

14.0 – Education & Public Outreach (Yong-Joe Kim, Steve Sorenson)
14.1 – Classic Papers in Noise Control (Yong-Joe Kim)

15.0 – Wind Turbine Noise: General Topics (Rob O'Neal, Ken Kaliski)
15.1 – Case Studies (Mark Bastach)
15.2 – Infrasound and Low Frequency (Rob O'Neal)
15.3 – Hot Topics in Michigan (Rich Lampeter)

16.0 – Aeroacoustics: General Topics (Yong-Joe Kim)
16.1 – Industrial Noise Tools (Mike Lucas)
16.2 – Vacuum Pumps and Blowers (Mike Lucas)
16.3 – Flow-Induced Noise and Vibration (Kristin Cody)

17.0 – Special Memorial Session – Leo Beranek (Eric Wood)

19.0 – Automotive noise and vibration session (TBD)