New England NoiceCon-16

Core Sessions

1.0 Consumer Products
      1.0.1 Testing Consumer Products
      1.0.2 Consumer Products Noise
      1.0.3 Buy Quiet Initiatives
 
2.0 Railway Vehicle Noise
      2.0.1 Noise and Vibration from Legacy Rail Systems
      2.0.2 Rail Grinding to Reduce Noise
  2.1 Tire Noise & Quieter Pavement
2.2 Highway Noise
      2.2.1 Quieter Roadway Rumble Strips
      2.2.2 Effects of Wind on Sound Propagation of Highway Noise
2.3 Vehicle Noise
      2.3.1 Transportation Interior Noise Control
      2.3.2 Lightweight/sound package
      2.3.3 Exterior Noise
      2.3.4 Powertrain Noise
      2.3.5 Electric/Hybrid Noise
      2.3.6 Diesel Engine Noise
      2.3.7 Structureborne Noise
 
3.0 Aircraft
      3.0.1 FAA's Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) (including model validation)
      3.0.2 Airport Noise Modelling and Improvements
      3.0.3 Aircraft Interior Noise
      3.0.4 Helicopter Noise
 
4.0 Outdoor Sound Propagation
      4.0.1 Operational and Environmental inputs to outdoor noise propagation models
 
5.0 Absorption Materials & Treatments
  5.1 Active Noise Control
      5.1.1 Powertrain Active Noise Control
      5.1.2 Road Active Noise Control
5.2 Barriers
5.3 Mufflers & Silencers
      5.3.1 Large Industrial Mufflers and Silencers
 
6.0 Active Vibration Control
  6.1 Vibration of Structures & Structural Acoustics
      6.1.1 Experimental Methods in Vibroacoustics
      6.1.2 Viscoelastic material for structural damping
 
7.0 Noise & Vibration Control in Buildings
  7.1 Community Noise
      7.1.1 Community Noise and Wind Turbines (including Noise Policy and Outreach Session)
7.2 Industrial Noise
      7.2.1 Industrial, Agriculture Equipment Noise
      7.2.2 Heavy Equipment Noise
      7.2.3 Industrial Enclosure Design
      7.2.4 Electric Power Generator Noise Control
      7.2.5 Mechanical Equipment Noise
7.3 Noise Mapping
 
8.0 Impact of Noise on Health
  8.1 Psychological Effect of Noise
8.2 Sound Quality
      8.2.1 Sound Vibration Quality
8.3 Soundscapes
8.4 Worker Exposure & Hearing Conservation
8.5 Workplace Noise
      8.5.1 Workplace Noise and Vibration
      8.5.2 Mining Noise Control
      8.5.3 Hearing Conservation
8.6 Psychoacoustics
 
9.0 Modeling
9.0.1 Numerical & Analytical Methods in Vibroacoustics
9.0.2 Numerical/Analytic Methods
9.0.3 Flow Noise Acoustic Modeling - Application of CFD
9.0.4 Model Validation/ Calibration of Structural Acoustics FEM
9.0.5 Acoustic Source Inversion - Replication of experiment sound fields in FEM
  9.1 Acoustics & Noise Measurements
      9.1.1 Measurements and Signal Processing
      9.1.2 Smart Phones as Noise Measuring Devices
 
10.0 Noise Policies, Legislation, & Regulations
      10.0.1 Community Noise Ordinance Development