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Date: Monday, 28/Aug/2017
09:00 - 10:40T7.4A: Noise barriers, absorptive claddings and diffractive barrier tops
Session Chair: KIN WUI CHENG
Session Chair: Jean-Pierre CLAIRBOIS

In-situ measurements according NBN EN 1793-5 and NBN EN 1793-6 - First results and impressions

Buytaert, Ann1; Vanhooreweder, Barbara1; Clairbois, Jean-Pierre2; Houtave, Peter2; Glorieux, Christ3; Roozen, Bert3

1Agency for Roads and Traffic, Belgium; 2A-tech - Acoustic Technologies; 3KULeuven

Outdoor Pop Concert at the Central Harbourfront Event Space Hong Kong

Chan, Henry

AEC, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

In-situ measurements according to EN 1793-5 and EN 1793-6 – When sample size matters

Houtave, Peter1; Clairbois, Jean-Pierre1; Glorieux, Christ2

1A-Tech NV/SA, Belgium; 2KULeuven, Belgium


Yuen, Ka Chun; Tang, Shiu Keung

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

13:20 - 15:00T7.4B: Noise barriers, absorptive claddings and diffractive barrier tops
Session Chair: KIN WUI CHENG
Session Chair: Jean-Pierre CLAIRBOIS

Environmental noise control by Parallel Barriers integrated with Helmholtz Resonator

Wang, Zhi Bo; Choy, Yat Sze

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

Using on-site measurement to test the efficacy of increasing area of noise absorbing material on sound proofing walls on viaducts in high-speed rail lines

Matsunuma, Masaaki; Kuribayashi, Kenichi

East Japan Railway Company, Japan

A Scale Model Test of High-speed Railway Channel Girder for Noise Reduction

Guo, Jing1; Yan, Xiang1,2; Chen, Yuxiao2; Lu, Shuai2; Ma, Guang3; Hu, Xuhong3

1Tsinghua University, Acoustic Lab of Architecture School, Beijing, PR China, China, People's Republic of; 2Tsinghua University, School of Architecture, Beijing, PR China; 3The Third Railway Survey and Design Institute Group Corporation (TSDI), Tianjin, PR China

Acoustical performance of noise barrier with acoustic wells on its top edge

NG, HO TING; Tang, Shiu Keung; Choy, Yat Sze

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

Acoustic performance of high-speed railway noise barriers under different conditions and some proposals for design guidance

FEI, G. H.1,2

1The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China); 2School of Civil Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China

15:40 - 18:40T4.7: Impact and structure-borne noise in buildings
Session Chair: Berndt Zeitler
Session Chair: Atsuo Hiramitsu

‘Barbells and Crayons’: Contemporary issues with Fitness Centers near sensitive spaces.

Luck, David; Krikke, Tom

Norman Disney and Young, NSW, Australia

Effect of floor structure and floor finishing structure on walking sense and dynamic displacement

Tomita, Ryuta; Inoue, Katsuo

College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Japan

Accuracy of prediction methods for the improvement of impact sound pressure levels using floor coverings

Griffin, Daniel

Marshall Day Acoustics, Australia


hayashi, kentaro1; matsumoto, yasunao2

1Benec Vibration and Sound Institute Inc., Japan; 2Saitama University

Experimental study on floor impact sound insulation and vibration characteristics in cross laminated timber building

Hiramitsu, Atsuo1; Hirota, Tomohito2; Miyauchi, Junichi3; Uematsu, Takeyoshi4; Nabeta, Yuki5

1National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan; 2Hokkaido Research Organization Building Research Department; 3Hokkaido Research Organization Northern Regional Building Research Institute; 4Hokkai-Gakuen University; 5Nippon Data Service Co., Ltd.

Effect of the application of the plaster layer preconized by the standard EN 29052-1 for dynamic stiffness measurements

Crispin, Charlotte; Mertens, Christian; Wuyts, Debby

Belgian Building Research Institute (BBRI-CSTC-WTCB), Belgium

Comparing input energy to output energy measurements of heavy weight impacts on fitness flooring solutions

Gartenburg, Paul Richard

Pliteq Inc, Canada

The Measurement of the Total and Resonant Radiation Efficiencies for Lightweight Constructions

Mahn, Jeffrey; Hoeller, Christoph

National Research Council Canada, Canada

Dynamic representation of excitation sources on construction-induced vibration problems based on multiple harmonic loads applied on the ground

Arcos, Robert1; Clot, Arnau2; Romeu, Jordi3

1Serra Húnter Fellow, Acoustical and Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (LEAM), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Colom 11, Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain.; 2Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge UK; 3Acoustical and Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (LEAM), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Colom 11, Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain.

Date: Tuesday, 29/Aug/2017
08:40 - 10:20T8.3: Fan noise
Session Chair: Lixi Huang

Sound Source Localization on a Fast Rotating Fan Using Rotational Beamforming

Kerscher, Michael1; Heilmann, Gunnar1; Puhle, Dr. Christof2; Krause, Dr. Ralph3; Friebe, Christian3

1gfai tech GmbH, Germany; 2GFaI e.V., Germany; 3ILK Dresden, Germany

Improved Noise Performance of Tubular fan with New Casing

hayashi, hidechito1; Min Swe, War War1; Tachiki, Sunao1; Okumura, Tetsuya1; Oda, Ippei2; Nogami, Wakana2

1nagasaki university, Japan; 2Panasonic Eco systems, Japan

Optimum orifice design of cooling fan system in outdoor unit of air-conditioner

Ryu, Seo Yoon1; Kim, Sanghyeon1; Cheong, Cheolung1; Kim, Jong Wook2

1Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2LG Electronics, Changwon 642-713, Republic of Korea

A Numerical Study on Flow Structures around a Rotating Small Axial Fan with High-resolution Computational Scheme

Aono, Hikaru1; Takahashi, Yuji1; Mamori, Hiroya1; Yamamoto, Makoto1; Tatsukawa, Tomoaki1; Fujii, Kozo1; Murakami, Naoya2

1Tokyo University of Science, Japan; 2MibeaMitsumi Inc.

MTR SIL commissioning tests for fixed plant noise

Wong, Wing Yee Felice1; Cheung, M K1; Yip, Zoe1; Ho, Wilson2; Cheng, Morgan2

1MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China); 2Wilson Acoustics Limited, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

13:00 - 15:00T4.6B: Noise reduction by improving building envelopes
Session Chair: Shiu-keung Tang
Session Chair: Fangsen Cui

Laboratory Testing of Specially Designed Noise Mitigation Measures for Proposed Residential Development in Hong Kong

Sun, Haitao1; Liu, Peijie1; Yeung, David B.K2; Fung, William3

1South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China; 2Ramboll Environ Hong Kong Ltd, HK, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China); 3APAC Building Acoustics, HK, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

Sound insulation and radiation directivity of plenum windows installed with cylinder arrays.

Tang, Shiu-keung

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

Sound insulation of open Supply Air Windows, comparing laboratory and field measurements

Søndergaard, Lars Sommer; Egedal, Rune; Bolberg, Mads; Hansen, Morten Bording

DELTA - a part of FORCE Technology, Denmark

Sound from rain drops impacting double layer structure consisted of mesh fabric.

Hirayama, Yuji1; Hiraguri, Yasuhiro2; Ueda, Mari3; Kawai, Keiji1

1Kumamoto University, Japan; 2National Institute of Technology, Tokuyama College, Japan; 3Kyushu University, Japan

A method of configuring fixed coefficient active noise controllers for traffic noise reduction

Zhao, Sipei1; Cheng, Eva1; Qiu, Xiaojun2; Larcy, Jordan3; Maisch, Simon3

1School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia; 2Centre for Audio, Acoustics and Vibration, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia; 3SIAL Sound Studios, RMIT University, Australia

Noise Reduction Performance of Balconies on a building façade

HO, Cheuk Yei; Tang, S. K.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

16:40 - 18:20T9.S2: Noise control application in transformer station
Session Chair: Jiancheng Tao
Session Chair: Linke Zhang

Noise radiation from an AC filter capacitor

Tao, Jiancheng1; Zhong, Jiaxin1; Qiu, Xiaojun2

1Key Laboratory of Modern Acoustics and Institute of Acoustics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; 2Centre for Audio, Acoustics and Vibration, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Analysis on the accuracy of noise prediction for transformer substation

Xuelei, Zhan1; Yong, Cai1; Wenjun, Wu2; Yonggui, Li3; Xuan, Cai4

1State Grid Hubei electric power company, People's Republic of China; 2Wuhan University of Technology, School of Energy and Power Engineering, People's Republic of China; 3Hubei Anyuan Safety and Environmental Protection Technology. LTD, People's Republic of China; 4State Grid Hubei Electric Power Company, Electric Power Research Institute, People's Republic of China

Present status and future development for active control of transformer noise

Zou, Haishan1; Tao, Jiancheng1; Qiu, Xiaojun2,1

1Institute of Acoustics, Nanjing University, China, People's Republic of; 2Centre for Audio, Acoustics and Vibration, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW 2007, AUSTRALIA

Radiation noise prediction of outdoor substation based on improved ray tracing method

Cai, Xuan1; Wang, Li2; Wang, Sheng3; Yao, Na4; Li, Dakun2

1State Grid Hubei Electric Power Research Institute; 2Wuhan University of Technology, People's Republic of China; 3State Grid Hubei Electric Power Company; 4HUBEI ELECTRIC ENGINEERING CORPORATION

The influence of doors and windows on the outdoor noise propagation of typical transformer rooms in Chinese substations

Xu, Luwen1; Xie, Hui2; Luo, Fangfang2

1Chongqing Electric Power Research Institute, China; 2Chongqing University, China

Date: Wednesday, 30/Aug/2017
09:00 - 10:20T20.5: Vibro-acoustic experiments
Session Chair: Li Cheng

Sensitivity analysis of residual stresses in composite pressure vessels via modal analysis

John, Sebastian

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Germany

Experimental Validation of Theoretical Method for Prediction of Acoustic Streaming around a Resonantly-Excited Cancer Cell

Lee, Kwanhyung; Yigit, Sinan; Han, Arum; Kim, Dongin; Kim, Yong-Joe

Texas A&M University, United States of America

The measurement of damping loss factor for vibro-acoustic modelling

Zhao, Yanju1; Wang, Frank2; Bramner, Paul2

1CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co.,Ltd. China; 2BSWA Consulting Ltd. China

Effects of isolating machine vibrations on the transmission of structure-borne and air-borne sound energy

Ziaran, Stanislav; Chlebo, Ondrej

Slovak University of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Slovak Republic

11:00 - 12:00T11.0: Pyschoacoustics - General
Session Chair: Klaus Genuit

Objective and subjective sound quality evaluation of range hood

Wei, Ximing1; Li, Zhonghua1; He, Xinkui2; Yan, Liang2; Wang, Yue1; Jiang, Jiwu2; Ji, Junsheng2; Yu, Yueyong2

1Midea Central Research Corporation,Foshan,China; 2Midea Kitchen Appliances Corporation, Foshan, China

Psychoacoustic indicators of road and rail traffic noise, subjective perception and psychological and physiological parameters

Lienhart, Manuel1; Cik, Michael1; Fallast, Kurt2; Marth, Egon3; Freidl, Wolfgang3

1Graz University of Technology, Austria; 2PLANUM Fallast Tischler & Partner GmbH, Austria; 3Medical University of Graz, Austria

Measurement of Water Supply and Drainage Noise in Multi-residential Buildings

Jo, Hyun In1; Kim, Sung Min1; Jeon, Jin Yong1; Yang, Hong Seok2

1Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2Land & Housing Institute, Korea Land & Housing Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

13:40 - 15:00T8.5: Flow induced noise and vibration - Experimental methods and applications
Session Chair: Carsten Spehr

A Three-Dimensional Microphone Array for Wind Tunnel Application

Ernst, Daniel; Spehr, Carsten

German Aerospace Center, Germany

Experimental investigation of the sound produced by wall-mounted finite geometries

Moreau, Danielle J.; Doolan, Con J.

UNSW Sydney, Australia

Evaluation of Aerodynamic Noise Emitted from Claddings and External Components of Buildings

Masuda, Kiyoshi; Tomitaka, Ryu; Hamada, Yukiko

Taisei Corporation, Japan

Effects of Electrode Arrangement of Plasma Actuators on Noise Control in Cavity Flow

Tanimoto, Isamu; Yokoyama, Hiroshi; Iida, Akiyoshi

Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan


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