Agenda for Summer Meeting, 1983

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Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Committee on Transportation-Related Noise (A1F04)
1983 Summer Meeting
August 15-16, 1983
Boston, MA

Monday, August 15
8:00 a.m. Registration ($5.00)
9:00 a.m. Coffee and Greetings: Frank Jackson, BBN Senior Vice President
9:30 a.m. Lab Calibration of Field Instruments: Mics, SLM's, Tape Recorders, and GLR's Joe Colaruotolo
10:30 a.m. Effects of Overhead Reflections: a San Antonio Case Study Grant Anderson
11:00 a.m. Construction-Noise Mitigation: the West Side Highway Project Eric Wood
11:30 a.m. General Discussion of Ongoing Projects, Studies, Research, and Unresolved Problems
12:30 p.m. Lunch at the MIT Faculty Club
2:00 p.m. At the Transportation Systems Center Mike Dinning and Bob Hinckley
The TSC Noise Measurement and Assessment Lab Ed Rickley
The FAA's Integrated Noise Model: Latest Developments Walter Messcher
Urban Rail Noise Control Mike Dinning
Interior Noise in Buildings Close-by NYC Subways: How to Predict and Control it Len Kurzweil
Noise Control on the MBTA John Williams
5:00 p.m. Cocktails

Tuesday, August 16
8:45 a.m. Coffee
9:00 a.m. Besides Highway Noise Control, What is There to Acoustics? Two-Minute Briefings by Those Who Know
9:30 a.m. Vibration Measurement and Prediction: the Third Harbor Tunnel Project in Boston Dave Towers
10:00 a.m. STAMINA Computer Graphics: Plans, Elevations, Profiles and Sections - a Demonstration at the Terminal Grant Anderson
11:00 a.m. At the Acoustics Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Shawn Burke
1:00 p.m. Lunch at Legal Seafood, Park Plaza
2:30 p.m.: At Logan Airport Claire Barrett
Briefings by MASSPORT Representatives:
  • Review of the Noise-Monitoring System
  • Future Airport Noise Barriers: a View from the Runway
5:00 p.m. Departure Direct from Logan
Bus will return to BBN