Appendix L
Workshop Agendas

WORKSHOPON TECHNOLOGY FOR A QUIETER AMERICA

Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering

Washington, DC

August 13–15, 2005


Welcoming Remarks

Proctor Reid, Program Office, National Academy of Engineering


Introduction to Plenary Session

George Maling, Chair, Steering Committee on Technology for a Quieter America


Overview of the Aviation Portfolio Management Tool

Katherine Harback, MITRE Corporation


Impact of Product Noise on Manufacturing Competitiveness

Russell Hutchinson, Association of Equipment Manufacturers


NIOSH Perspectives on Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss

Mark Stephenson and William Murphy, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health


Occupational Noise Exposure—A Regulatory Perspective

John Seiler, Mine Safety and Health Administration


Community Noise around Airports

Arlene Mulder, Mayor, Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois


Community Noise near Highways

Karl Dreher, California Department of Transportation


Noise in Urban Areas

Arline Bronzaft, Mayor’s Office, New York City


Noise in Naturally Quiet Areas

Robert Rossman, National Park Service


Education of and Demand for Noise Control Specialists

Robert Bernhard, Purdue University


Aviation and the Environment: Navigating the Future

Carl Burleson, Federal Aviation Administration


Programs for Reduction of Aircraft Noise: Source Reduction and Operational Techniques

Richard Wlezien, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Vehicle Systems Program


Department of Transportation Programs for the Reduction of Surface Transportation Noise (Rail and Highway)

Arnold Konheim, U.S. Department of Transportation


Engineering Progress and Challenges in Quiet Highway Development

Mark Swanlund, Federal Highway Administration


Community Noise from Industrial Plants

Eric Wood, Acentech

DISCUSSION SESSIONS (panel discussions)

Issues with Respect to Manufacturing Competitiveness—Both Export and Import Issues

Bennett Brooks, Brooks Acoustics Corporation

Robert Hellweg, Jr., Hewlett Packard



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Appendix L Workshop Agendas WORKSHOP ON TECHNOLOgy FOR A QuIETER Community Noise near Highways AMERICA Karl Dreher, California Department of Transportation Noise in Urban Areas Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Arline Bronzaft, Mayor’s Office, New York City Washington, DC Noise in Naturally Quiet Areas August 13–15, 2005 Robert Rossman, National Park Serice Welcoming Remarks Education of and Demand for Noise Control Specialists Proctor Reid, Program Office, National Academy of Robert Bernhard, Purdue Uniersity Engineering Aviation and the Environment: Navigating the Future Introduction to Plenary Session Carl Burleson, Federal Aiation Administration George Maling, Chair, Steering Committee on Technology for a Quieter America Programs for Reduction of Aircraft Noise: Source Reduction and Operational Techniques Overview of the Aviation Portfolio Management Tool Richard Wlezien, National Aeronautics and Space Katherine Harback, MITRE Corporation Administration, Vehicle Systems Program Impact of Product Noise on Manufacturing Department of Transportation Programs for the Competitiveness Reduction of Surface Transportation Noise (Rail and Russell Hutchinson, Association of Equipment Highway) Manufacturers Arnold Konheim, U.S. Department of Transportation NIOSH Perspectives on Preventing Occupational Engineering Progress and Challenges in Quiet Highway Hearing Loss Development Mark Stephenson and William Murphy, National Institute Mark Swanlund, Federal Highway Administration for Occupational Safety and Health Community Noise from Industrial Plants Occupational Noise Exposure—A Regulatory Eric Wood, Acentech Perspective John Seiler, Mine Safety and Health Administration DISCUSSION SESSIONS (panel discussions) Community Noise around Airports Issues with Respect to Manufacturing Arlene Mulder, Mayor, Village of Arlington Heights, Competitiveness—Both Export and Import Issues Illinois Bennett Brooks, Brooks Acoustics Corporation Robert Hellweg, Jr., Hewlett Packard 87

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88 TECHNOLOGY FOR A QUIETER AMERICA COST-BENEFIT ANALySIS OF TRANSPORTATION Occupational Noise Exposure, Hearing Protection NOISE CONTROL TECHNOLOgy Devices, Impact On: Productivity, Communications, Safety, Quality of Life Organized by the National Academy of Lee Hagar, Sonomax Hearing Healthcare, Inc. Engineering Metrics for a Cost-Benefit Analysis of Noise Reduction and Hosted by the Volpe Center (Brainstorming a Methodology of This Type of Cambridge, Massachusetts Analysis) February 22–23, 2007 Katherine Harback, MITRE Corporation Opening Remarks Potentially Hazardous Noise for Users of Consumer Ian Waitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Products—Personal Music Devices, Children’s Toys, Subcommittee Chair Recreational Vehicles Gregg Fleming, Volpe Center, Workshop Host William Martin, Oregon Health Sciences Uniersity An Environmental Economist’s Perspective on Cost- The Nature and Extent of Complaints about Noise Benefits Analysis (Suburban, Urban, Rural) and Public Demand for Sabrina Loell, formerly with the Enironmental Quiet Environments and Products Protection Agency Les Blomberg, Noise Pollution Clearinghouse The O’Hare Residential Sound Insulation Program Technical Issues with Respect to Metrics/Descriptors and Acceptance in Communities, and Sound Insulation for Community Noise (Annoyance, Activity Ordinance Interference, Noticeability) Arlene Mulder, Mayor, Village of Arlington Heights, Nicholas Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. Illinois Noise Insulation (from Aircraft and Highway, etc.) in The Federal Highway Administration’s Noise Program Homes to Control Noise Exposure and Improve Quality and Rules for Noise Barrier Construction of Life Mark Ferroni, Federal Highway Administration Ben Sharp, Wyle Acoustics Group Federal Highway Administration and State Activities Noise Control Engineering Education and Workforce in the Design of Quiet Pavements: Construction, Development Maintenance, and Life Cycle Issues Daid Wormley, Pennsylania State Uniersity Mark Swanlund, Federal Highway Administration Annoyance from Noise as a Quality-of-Life Issue, and Reductions in Noise Emissions from Porous Highways: Its Relationship to Other Sources of Annoyance Current State of the Technology in the USA and Larry Finegold, Finegold & So, Consultants Europe Paul Donaan, Illingsworth Rodkin Future Directions in the Design of Noise Barriers, Quiet Vehicles, and Quiet Pavements Discussion of European Activities Related to Cost- Gregg Fleming, John A. Volpe National Transportation Benefit Analysis and Highway Noise Systems Center George Maling, Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the U.S.A. Noise Standards and Design Issues for Rooms (Schools, Ulf Sandberg, Swedish National Road and Transport Hospitals, Offices, etc.) Research Institute Richard Peppin, Scantek, Inc. Cost-Benefit Analysis and Transportation Noise Technology for the Design of Products with Lower Jon Nelson, The Pennsylania State Uniersity Noise and Better Sound Quality Gordon Ebbitt, Carcoustics Discussion of Construction Process, Costs, Richard Topping, TIAX LLC Maintenance, Performance Characteristics, and Noise Levels of Rubber-Modified Asphalt Highways Michael Blumenthal, Rubber Manufacturers Association

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8 APPENDIX L Future Technology for Design of Quiet Tires and Noise Labeling Programs: Voluntary and Mandated. European Specifications for Tire/Road Noise Marketing Quiet Products—Technical Accuracy and Consumer Accessibility. What Are We Learning from Ulf Sandberg, Swedish National Road and Transport European Labeling Programs? Research Institute Victor Vukorpa, Whirlpool Corporation Federal Highway Administration Traffic Noise Model Matt Nobile, IBM (TNM): Cost-Benefit Analyses and Tire/Pavement Noise Effects Impact of Noise Requirements on American Exporters of Office Equipment, IT Machinery, and Consumer Judy Rochat, Volpe Center Products. Changing Customer Expectations Regarding Sound Levels and Sound Quality. IMPACT OF NOISE ON COMPETITIVENESS OF u.S. Marco Beltman, Intel PRODuCTS James Walters, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Institute Ken Feith, U. S. Enironmental Protection Agency Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Nathan Mouw, Whirlpool Corporation Engineering Impact of Noise Requirements on American Exporters Washington, DC of Indoor/Outdoor Power and Industrial Equipment June 20–21, 2007 Loren DeVries, John Deere Opening Remarks Richard Wood, Carrier Robert Hellweg,Jr., Workshop Chair Rich Harmening, Trane George Maling, Study Committee Chair Tom Disch, Briggs and Stratton Dan Kato, Cummins Power Foreign Requirements on Industrial Machinery and Consumer Products Used Indoors. Safety Issues WORKSHOP ON NOISE R&D INFRASTRuCTuRE as Well as Lower Levels for IT Equipment and Consumer Products. Comments on Eco-Labels. Foreign Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Requirements on Industrial Machinery Used Outdoors. Engineering Daid Rowe, Ingersoll Rand Portables Washington, DC Matt Nobile, IBM June 11–12, 2008 Mac Mezache, Copeland Corporation George Maling, Study Committee Chair Opening Remarks American Participation in International Standards Richard Lyon, Subcommittee Chair Activities. International Standards for Determination of Noise Emission of Industrial Machinery and Overview of the Technology for a Quieter America Consumer Products Project Paul Schomer, Schomer & Associates George Maling, Study Committee Chair Rich Harmening, Trane Summary of the Aircraft Noise Day of the CAETS Carol Drutowski, Toro Workshop on Transportation Noise Sources in Europe, George Maling, Study Committee Chair June 2–4, 2008, Southampton, United Kingdom Role of NIST/NVLAP in Accreditation of Laboratories Krish Ahuja, Georgia Institute of Technology for Noise Emission Verification; Foreign Testing Laboratories and Their Relation to NIST/NVLAP Features to Emulate in a Future Quiet Aircraft—Recommendations Betty Ann Sandoal, National Institute of Standards and Technology Krish Ahuja, Georgia Institute of Technology Ileana Martinez, National Institute of Standards and Overview of the Above CAETS Workshop, Technology Days 2 and 3 Commerce Department U.S. Trade Representative’s George Maling, Study Committee Chair Office Resources to Aid Companies Faced with Foreign Noise Requirements Aircraft Noise Control—Challenges and Opportunities Robert Straetz, U.S. Department of Commerce Joe Posey, National Aeronautics and Space Sarah Boim, Whirlpool Corporation Administration, Langley Research Center

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0 TECHNOLOGY FOR A QUIETER AMERICA Aircraft Noise Prediction—Conventional to Noise Control Research and Development: A Program Revolutionary for Producing Demonstrations of Practical Value and Adding Designs for Quieter and Better-Sounding Casey Burley, National Aeronautics and Space Products Administration, Langley Research Center Richard Lyon, RHLyon Corporation Can a Gearbox Ever Be Silent? Noise and Vibration Control Research at the Ohio State Rajendra Singh, The Ohio State Uniersity University Current Federal Highway Administration Noise Rajendra Singh, The Ohio State Uniersity Research Activities Current Topics in Noise Control Research at Purdue Adam Alexander, Federal Highway Administration University Rail Transportation Noise Control Technology Patricia Daies, Purdue Uniersity Carl Hanson, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc. Noise Control Research and Development at the Technology for a Quieter America—Building Acoustics Pennsylvania State University Gregory Tocci, Caanaugh Tocci Associates, Inc. Stephen Hambric and Anthony Atchley, the Pennsylania State Uniersity Building Acoustics: Sound-Absorptive Materials, Damping Materials, and Noise Transmission European and Asian Research on Noise Control Stuart Bolton, Purdue Uniersity Paul Donaan, Illingworth Rodkin, Inc. Electro-acoustic Systems European Noise Research Chuck McGregor, Eastern Acoustic Works George Maling, Study Committee Chair New Technologies for a Quieter America: Stationary National Science Foundation Research (an Internet Machinery and Equipment search) Michael Lucas, Ingersoll Rand Corporation George Maling, Study Committee Chair Signal Processing and Data Analysis Issues in Sound ENgINEERINg RESPONSES TO HAZARDOuS NOISE Quality Design and Assessment EXPOSuRES Patricia Daies, Purdue Uniersity Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of In-Ear Digital Active Noise Reduction Engineering William Saunders, Adaptie Technologies, Inc. Washington, DC Inverse Holographic Methods Impacting New August 14–15, 2008 Technology for a Quieter America Opening Remarks Earl Williams, Naal Research Laboratory George Maling, Study Committee Chair Computational Aeroacoustics Robert Bruce, Workshop Chair Christopher Tam, Florida State Uniersity The Occupational Noise Problem in the USA—Its Costs Computational Tools for Design and Noise Control and the Number of Noise-Exposed Workers Phil Shorter, EST Group Robert Bruce, CSTI Acoustics Numerical Methods for Noise Control: An Educational The Scientific Basis for the 85-dB Criterion and 3-dB Perspective Exchange Rate versus the Different Exposure Limits and Exchange Rates Used in the USA and Elsewhere Stephen Hambric and Anthony Atchley, The Pennsylania State Uniersity Mark Stephenson, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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 APPENDIX L Impulsive Noise in Industry and in the Community: Sleep Disturbance Metrics (Mostly from Aircraft Considerations for Measuring Impulsive Noise Operations) Bill Murphy, National Institute for Occupational Safety Nicholas Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. and Health A-Weighting and a Possible Replacement Metric Available Data to Develop Damage-Risk Criteria of Paul Schomer, Schomer and Associates Impulsive Noise and Validation Data Community Response to Low-Frequency Aircraft Noise Armand Dancer, French-German Research Institute Sanford Fidell, Fidell Associates Review of Engineering Controls for Occupational Noise Including Equipment for Which There are Acceptable Comments on American Classic Papers and European Controls and Benefits of Reduced Noise Exposure Approaches to Metrics Dennis Driscoll, Associates in Acoustics, Inc. George Maling, Study Committee Chair Panel Discussion of Employees’ Concerns, Accident Noise Model Issues Investigations, Workplace Benefits, or Reduced Noise Paul Schomer, Schomer and Associates Exposures Sound Quality Metrics and Their Potential Use in Assess- Scott Schneider, Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund of ment of Environmental Noise North America John Casali, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Patricia Daies, Purdue Uniersity Uniersity Metrics for Impulsive Noise Sources Mike Bobeczko, Sukut, Inc. Kenneth Plotkin, Wyle Laboratories Buy Quiet Programs’ Engineering Specifications for Noise Emissions and Ensuring an Immission Noise Metrics in Low-Ambient-Noise Communities and Specification Is Met Other Environments (Rural Settings, Recreational Areas, etc.) Beth Cooper, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center Nick Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. Bob Anderson, Anderson Consulting Associates Environmental Noise Measurement and Metrics Nonoccupational Hazardous Noise. Recreational James Thompson, Brüel and Kjær, Inc. Equipment, Personal Music Devices, Toys, Buses, etc. Focus on Children Effect of Noise on Learning: Quantification of Effects Outside DNL 65 Brian Fligor, Harard Medical School Mary Ellen Eagan, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. Engineering Advances in Hearing Protection Richard McKinley, Air Force Research Laboratory u.S. EDuCATION IN NOISE CONTROL ENgINEERINg1 IMPROVED METRICS FOR COMMuNITy NOISE Organized by Noise Control Foundation Workshop held during NOISE-CON 2007 Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Reno, Nevada Engineering October 23, 2007 Washington, DC Opening Remarks September 25–26, 2008 George Maling, Chair Opening Noise Control Engineering Education Patricia Daies, Subcommittee Chair George Maling, Study Committee Chair Robert Bernhard, Uniersity of Notre Dame Utility and Credibility of Dosage-Response Relationships for Transportation Noise Regulation 1This workshop was not sponsored by the National Academy of Engi - neering; it was held in conjunction with NOISE-CON 07, the 2007 National Sanford Fidell, Fidell Associates Conference and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering. NOISE-CON 07 was organized by the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA, Inc.

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 TECHNOLOGY FOR A QUIETER AMERICA HOW DO WE STIMuLATE COLLECTIVE ACTION TO Acoustics and Noise Control Engineering at Brigham MOTIVATE THE PuBLIC TO DEMAND QuIET?2 Young University Scott Sommerfeldt, Brigham Young Uniersity Organized by the Noise Control Foundation The Challenge of a Noise Control Education at a Dearborn, Michigan Research University July 29, 2008 Kenneth Cunefare, Georgia Institute of Technology Forum Opening Practice and Science Track Courses in Noise and George Maling, Chair Vibration Control Raj Singh, Ohio State Uniersity What Tools Do People Need to Help Them Achieve Quieter Communities? How Can We Fulfill the Demand for Industry- and Daid Bell, Noise Regulation Report Academia-Desired Engineers with Expertise in Acoustics, Vibration, and Noise Control? What the Public Should Know Patricia Daies, Purdue Uniersity Beth Cooper, NASA Glenn Research Center Is Noise Control Engineering Education a Sustainable Federal Government’s Role in Public Education on Resource? Noise Anthony Atchley, The Pennsylania State Uniersity Catrice Jefferson, U.S. Enironmental Protection Agency Noise Control Engineering Education for Specialists Let’s Educate Children on the Adverse Effects of Noise and Generalists and Society Will Follow Dae Holger, Iowa State Uniersity Arline Bronzaft, Council on the Enironment of New York City Engineering Skills Required to Design Low-Noise Products Creating Demand through the Engagement of Noise Michael Lucas, Ingersoll Rand Control Engineers Mandy Kachur, INCE/USA Vice President for Public Industry Needs for Noise Control Engineers Relations Dan Kato, Cummins Engine Creating Consumer Demand through the Use of Education and the Sustainability of Noise Control Simple, Uniform Product Noise Declarations Engineering Education Matthew Nobile, IBM Hudson Valley Acoustics Laboratory Paul Donaan, Consultant Education for Noise and Vibration Control Engineering and Architectural Acoustics Eric Wood, Acentech, Inc. Noise Control Education to Support Aerospace Noise Control Needs Ean Dais, Boeing Aircraft Noise Control Courses for the Working Stiff Courtney Burroughs, Consultant 2This workshop was not sponsored by the National Academy of Engi - neering; it was held in conjunction with NOISE-CON 08, the 2008 National Conference and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering. NOISE-CON 08 was organized by the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA, Inc.