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Technology for a Quieter America 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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Technology for a Quieter America Occupational Noise Exposure, Hearing Protection Devices, Impact On: Productivity, Communications, Safety, Quality of Life Lee Hagar, Sonomax Hearing Healthcare, Inc. Metrics for a Cost-Benefit Analysis of Noise Reduction (Brainstorming a Methodology of This Type of Analysis) Katherine Harback, MITRE Corporation Potentially Hazardous Noise for Users of Consumer Products—Personal Music Devices, Children’s Toys, Recreational Vehicles William Martin, Oregon Health Sciences University The Nature and Extent of Complaints about Noise (Suburban, Urban, Rural) and Public Demand for Quiet Environments and Products Les Blomberg, Noise Pollution Clearing house Technical Issues with Respect to Metrics/Descriptors for Community Noise (Annoyance, Activity Interference, Noticeability) Nicholas Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. Noise Insulation (from Aircraft and Highway, etc.) in Homes to Control Noise Exposure and Improve Quality of Life Ben Sharp, Wyle Acoustics Group Noise Control Engineering Education and Workforce Development David Wormley, Pennsylvania State University Annoyance from Noise as a Quality-of-Life Issue, and Its Relationship to Other Sources of Annoyance Larry Finegold, Finegold & So, Consultants Future Directions in the Design of Noise Barriers, Quiet Vehicles, and Quiet Pavements Gregg Fleming, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center Noise Standards and Design Issues for Rooms (Schools, Hospitals, Offices, etc.) Richard Peppin, Scantek, Inc. Technology for the Design of Products with Lower Noise and Better Sound Quality Gordon Ebbitt, Carcoustics Richard Topping, TIAXLLC COST-BENEFIT ANALYSISOF TRANSPORTATION NOISE CONTROL TECHNOLOGY Organized by the National Academy of Engineering and Hosted by the Volpe Center Cambridge, Massachusetts February 22–23, 2007 Opening Remarks Ian Waitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Subcommittee Chair Gregg Fleming, Volpe Center, Workshop Host An Environmental Economist’s Perspective on Cost-Benefits Analysis Sabrina Lovell, formerly with the Environmental Protection Agency The O’Hare Residential Sound Insulation Program and Acceptance in Communities, and Sound Insulation Ordinance Arlene Mulder, Mayor, Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois The Federal Highway Administration’s Noise Program and Rules for Noise Barrier Construction Mark Ferroni, Federal Highway Administration Federal Highway Administration and State Activities in the Design of Quiet Pavements: Construction, Maintenance, and Life Cycle Issues Mark Swanlund, Federal Highway Administration Reductions in Noise Emissions from Porous Highways: Current State of the Technology in the USA and Europe Paul Donavan, Illingsworth Rodkin Discussion of European Activities Related to Cost-Benefit Analysis and Highway Noise George Maling, Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the U.S.A. Ulf Sandberg, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute Cost-Benefit Analysis and Transportation Noise Jon Nelson, The Pennsylvania State University Discussion of Construction Process, Costs, Maintenance, Performance Characteristics, and Noise Levels of Rubber-Modified Asphalt Highways Michael Blumenthal, Rubber Manufacturers Association
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Technology for a Quieter America Future Technology for Design of Quiet Tires and European Specifications for Tire/Road Noise Ulf Sandberg, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute Federal Highway Administration Traffic Noise Model (TNM): Cost-Benefit Analyses and Tire/Pavement Noise Effects Judy Rochat, Volpe Center IMPACT OF NOISE ON COMPETITIVENESS OF U.S. PRODUCTS Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Washington, DC June 20–21, 2007 Opening Remarks Robert Hellweg, Jr., Workshop Chair George Maling, Study Committee Chair Foreign Requirements on Industrial Machinery and Consumer Products Used Indoors. Safety Issues as Well as Lower Levels for IT Equipment and Consumer Products. Comments on Eco-Labels. Foreign Requirements on Industrial Machinery Used Outdoors. David Rowe, Ingersoll Rand Portables Matt Nobile, IBM Mac Mezache, Copeland Corporation George Maling, Study Committee Chair American Participation in International Standards Activities. International Standards for Determination of Noise Emission of Industrial Machinery and Consumer Products Paul Schomer, Schomer & Associates Rich Harmening, Trane Carol Drutowski, Toro George Maling, Study Committee Chair Role of NIST/NVLAP in Accreditation of Laboratories for Noise Emission Verification; Foreign Testing Laboratories and Their Relation to NIST/NVLAP Betty Ann Sandoval, National Institute of Standards and Technology Ileana Martinez, National Institute of Standards and Technology Commerce Department U.S. Trade Representative’s Office Resources to Aid Companies Faced with Foreign Noise Requirements Robert Straetz, U.S. Department of Commerce Sarah Bovim, Whirlpool Corporation Noise Labeling Programs: Voluntary and Mandated. Marketing Quiet Products—Technical Accuracy and Consumer Accessibility. What Are We Learning from European Labeling Programs? Victor Vukorpa, Whirlpool Corporation Matt Nobile, IBM Impact of Noise Requirements on American Exporters of Office Equipment, IT Machinery, and Consumer Products. Changing Customer Expectations Regarding Sound Levels and Sound Quality. Marco Beltman, Intel James Walters, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Institute Ken Feith, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Nathan Mouw, Whirlpool Corporation Impact of Noise Requirements on American Exporters of Indoor/Outdoor Power and Industrial Equipment Loren DeVries, John Deere Richard Wood, Carrier Rich Harmening, Trane Tom Disch, Briggs and Stratton Dan Kato, Cummins Power WORKSHOPON NOISE R&D INFRASTRUCTURE Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Washington, DC June 11–12, 2008 Opening Remarks Richard Lyon, Subcommittee Chair Overview of the Technology for a Quieter America Project George Maling, Study Committee Chair Summary of the Aircraft Noise Day of the CAETS Workshop on Transportation Noise Sources in Europe, June 2–4, 2008, Southampton, United Kingdom Krish Ahuja, Georgia Institute of Technology Features to Emulate in a Future Quiet Aircraft—Recommendations Krish Ahuja, Georgia Institute of Technology Overview of the Above CAETS Workshop, Days 2 and 3 George Maling, Study Committee Chair Aircraft Noise Control—Challenges and Opportunities Joe Posey, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center
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Technology for a Quieter America Aircraft Noise Prediction—Conventional to Revolutionary Casey Burley, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center Can a Gearbox Ever Be Silent? Rajendra Singh, The Ohio State University Current Federal Highway Administration Noise Research Activities Adam Alexander, Federal Highway Administration Rail Transportation Noise Control Technology Carl Hanson, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc. Technology for a Quieter America—Building Acoustics Gregory Tocci, Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Inc. Building Acoustics: Sound-Absorptive Materials, Damping Materials, and Noise Transmission Stuart Bolton, Purdue University Electro-acoustic Systems Chuck McGregor, Eastern Acoustic Works New Technologies for a Quieter America: Stationary Machinery and Equipment Michael Lucas, Ingersoll Rand Corporation Signal Processing and Data Analysis Issues in Sound Quality Design and Assessment Patricia Davies, Purdue University In-Ear Digital Active Noise Reduction William Saunders, Adaptive Technologies, Inc. Inverse Holographic Methods Impacting New Technology for a Quieter America Earl Williams, Naval Research Laboratory Computational Aeroacoustics Christopher Tam, Florida State University Computational Tools for Design and Noise Control Phil Shorter, EST Group Numerical Methods for Noise Control: An Educational Perspective Stephen Hambric and Anthony Atchley, The Pennsylvania State University Noise Control Research and Development: A Program for Producing Demonstrations of Practical Value and Adding Designs for Quieter and Better-Sounding Products Richard Lyon, RHLyon Corporation Noise and Vibration Control Research at the Ohio State University Rajendra Singh, The Ohio State University Current Topics in Noise Control Research at Purdue University Patricia Davies, Purdue University Noise Control Research and Development at the Pennsylvania State University Stephen Hambric and Anthony Atchley, the Pennsylvania State University European and Asian Research on Noise Control Paul Donavan, Illingworth Rodkin, Inc. European Noise Research George Maling, Study Committee Chair National Science Foundation Research (an Internet search) George Maling, Study Committee Chair ENGINEERING RESPONSESTO HAZARDOUS NOISE EXPOSURES Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Washington, DC August 14–15, 2008 Opening Remarks George Maling, Study Committee Chair Robert Bruce, Workshop Chair The Occupational Noise Problem in the USA—Its Costs and the Number of Noise-Exposed Workers Robert Bruce, CSTI Acoustics The Scientific Basis for the 85-dB Criterion and 3-dB Exchange Rate versus the Different Exposure Limits and Exchange Rates Used in the USA and Elsewhere Mark Stephenson, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Technology for a Quieter America Impulsive Noise in Industry and in the Community: Considerations for Measuring Impulsive Noise Bill Murphy, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Available Data to Develop Damage-Risk Criteria of Impulsive Noise and Validation Data Armand Dancer, French-German Research Institute Review of Engineering Controls for Occupational Noise Including Equipment for Which There are Acceptable Controls and Benefits of Reduced Noise Exposure Dennis Driscoll, Associatesin Acoustics, Inc. Panel Discussion of Employees’ Concerns, Accident Investigations, Workplace Benefits, or Reduced Noise Exposures Scott Schneider, Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund of North America John Casali, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Mike Bobeczko, Sukut, Inc. Buy Quiet Programs’ Engineering Specifications for Noise Emissions and Ensuring an Immission Specification Is Met Beth Cooper, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center Bob Anderson, Anderson Consulting Associates Nonoccupational Hazardous Noise. Recreational Equipment, Personal Music Devices, Toys, Buses, etc. Focus on Children Brian Fligor, Harvard Medical School Engineering Advances in Hearing Protection Richard McKinley, Air Force Research Laboratory IMPROVED METRICS FOR COMMUNITY NOISE Organized and Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Washington, DC September 25–26, 2008 Opening Patricia Davies, Subcommittee Chair George Maling, Study Committee Chair Utility and Credibility of Dosage-Response Relationships for Transportation Noise Regulation Sanford Fidell, Fidell Associates Sleep Disturbance Metrics (Mostly from Aircraft Operations) Nicholas Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. A-Weighting and a Possible Replacement Metric Paul Schomer, Schomer and Associates Community Response to Low-Frequency Aircraft Noise Sanford Fidell, Fidell Associates Comments on American Classic Papers and European Approaches to Metrics George Maling, Study Committee Chair Noise Model Issues Paul Schomer, Schomer and Associates Sound Quality Metrics and Their Potential Use in Assessment of Environmental Noise Patricia Davies, Purdue University Metrics for Impulsive Noise Sources Kenneth Plotkin, Wyle Laboratories Noise Metrics in Low-Ambient-Noise Communities and Other Environments (Rural Settings, Recreational Areas, etc.) Nick Miller, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. Environmental Noise Measurement and Metrics James Thompson, Brüel and Kjær, Inc. Effect of Noise on Learning: Quantification of Effects Outside DNL 65 Mary Ellen Eagan, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. U.S. EDUCATIONIN NOISE CONTROL ENGINEERING1 Organized by Noise Control Foundation Workshop held during NOISE-CON 2007 Reno, Nevada October 23, 2007 Opening Remarks George Maling, Chair Noise Control Engineering Education Robert Bernhard, University of Notre Dame 1 This workshop was not sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering; it was held in conjunction with NOISE-CON 07, the 2007 National 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 Acoustics and Noise Control Engineering at Brigham Young University Scott Sommerfeldt, Brigham Young University The Challenge of a Noise Control Education at a Research University Kenneth Cunefare, Georgia Institute of Technology Practice and Science Track Courses in Noise and Vibration Control Raj Singh, Ohio State University How Can We Fulfill the Demand for Industry- and Academia-Desired Engineers with Expertise in Acoustics, Vibration, and Noise Control? Patricia Davies, Purdue University Is Noise Control Engineering Education a Sustainable Resource? Anthony Atchley, The Pennsylvania State University Noise Control Engineering Education for Specialists and Generalists Dave Holger, Iowa State University Engineering Skills Required to Design Low-Noise Products Michael Lucas, Ingersoll Rand Industry Needs for Noise Control Engineers Dan Kato, Cummins Engine Education and the Sustainability of Noise Control Engineering Education Paul Donavan, Consultant Education for Noise and Vibration Control Engineering and Architectural Acoustics Eric Wood, Acentech, Inc. Noise Control Education to Support Aerospace Noise Control Needs Evan Davis, Boeing Aircraft Noise Control Courses for the Working Stiff Courtney Burroughs, Consultant HOW DO WE STIMULATE COLLECTIVE ACTION TO MOTIVATE THE PUBLIC TO DEMAND QUIET?2 Organized by the Noise Control Foundation Dearborn, Michigan July 29, 2008 Forum Opening George Maling, Chair What Tools Do People Need to Help Them Achieve Quieter Communities? David Bell, Noise Regulation Report What the Public Should Know Beth Cooper, NASA Glenn Research Center Federal Government’s Role in Public Education on Noise Catrice Jefferson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Let’s Educate Children on the Adverse Effects of Noise and Society Will Follow Arline Bronzaft, Council on the Environment of New York City Creating Demand through the Engagement of Noise Control Engineers Mandy Kachur, INCE/USA Vice President for Public Relations Creating Consumer Demand through the Use of Simple, Uniform Product Noise Declarations Matthew Nobile, IBM Hudson Valley Acoustics Laboratory 2 This workshop was not sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering; 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.