Agenda for Summer Meeting, 1995

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Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Committee on Transportation-Related Noise and Vibration (A1F04)
1995 Summer Meeting
July 16-19, 1995
Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

Sunday, July 16
4:00 p.m. Check-in and Registration
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Monday, July 17
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Vendor Display Area)
8:00 a.m. Welcome Introductions
8:35 a.m. Wayside Horn Tests in Los Angeles Hugh Surenman, and William Robert, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc.
9:05 a.m. Noise Reduction Retrofit on Historic Structures Suzanne DiGeronimo, DiGeronimo, PA
9:35 a.m. Estimation of the Vibration Attenuation Effect of Concrete Slabs Under Ballast Mats Dr. Eric E. Ungar, and David E. Coate, Acentech Incorporated
10:05 a.m. Morning Break (Vendor Display area)
11:05 a.m. Canton Viaduct Study Erich Thalheimer, KM Chng Environmental, Inc.
11:35 a.m. A View of Sound Insulation Fenestration Frank Iacovino, Carl J. Rosenberg, Christopher S. Savereid, Acentech Incorporated, and Michael Payne, City Design Collaborative.
12:05 p.m. Applications of Boston-Logan's Noise Monitoring System Nancy S. Timmerman, Massport
12:35 p.m. Lunch at Hotel (Sponsored by Concrete Placement Systems, Concrete Solutions, and Sound Zero)
1:45 p.m. Technical Tour (Choice of Tour of Central Artery or Massport Noise Monitoring System)
7:00 p.m. Dinner at Medieval Manor (Buses will depart at 6:00 pm)
9:30 p.m. Buses depart for hotel

Tuesday, July 18
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Sponsored by Cyro Industries)
8:05 a.m. Noise Impact Study for Least Bell's Vireo Habitat Along Doug Barret, Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc.
8:35 a.m. Siting the NIST Advanced Technology Laboratories: Consideration of Transportation-Induced Vibration Paul Burge, Hal Amick, Acentech Incorporated, Sean K. Bui, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., Norman C. Pardue, P.E. Henningson, Durham and Richardson, Inc. and Samuel Kramer, P.E. Associate Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology
9:05 a.m. Controlling Heliport Noise in Suburban Environments James P. Cowan, and David W. Fischer, McCormick, Taylor & Associates, Inc.
9:35 a.m. Architectural Finishes for Precast Concrete Soundwall Scott Woodruff, FOSROC
10:05 a.m. Morning break (Sponsored by Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc.)
10:35 a.m. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Retrofit Noise Barrier Policy Study William B. Kerr, Jr., Greehorne & O'Mara, Paul Heishman, P.E., PH/PE, and Roy Osborne, PennDOT
11:05 a.m. Noise Impact of a Layover Facility Christopher Maxon, Richard Letty, KM Chng Environmental, Tom Jenkins, and Jim Walsh, Baystate Environmental Consultants Inc.
11:35 p.m. Use of Background Noise Correction Michael A. Staiano, Staiano Engineering Inc.
12:05 p.m. Noise Abatement Priority Procedure for MBTA's Rapid Transit System Carl E. Hanson, Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc.
12:35 p.m. Technical Tour: (Choice of MBTA Noise Barriers or Sound Mirror Studio), Boxed Lunch will be provided. (Sponsored by Industrial Acoustics Company, Inc.)
3:30 p.m. Return to Hotel
4:00 p.m. Depart for "Clambake" at the home of Eric Wood Weston, MA)
9:00 p.m. Early bus departs for hotel - Second bus returns to the hotel later

Wednesday, July 19
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:35 a.m. FHWA TNM/TNS Emission Level Database Cynthia Lee, Gregg Fleming, and Amanda S. Rapoza Volpe Center Acoustics Facility
9:05 a.m. How Results from FHWA's New Traffic Noise Model Company with STAMINA: Real Ground Effects, Diffraction and Reflections Christopher W. Menge, and Christopher F. Rossano, Harris Miller Miller and Hanson, Inc.
9:35 a.m. The Effect on Human Annoyance on Military Flight Training Operations Eric Stusnick, Wyle Laboratories
10:05 a.m. New York State Thruway Authority Noise Barrier Design David E. Coate, Acentech Incorporated
10:35 a.m. Frequency of Dependence of Barrier Insertion Loss Ken R. Wyle, University of Alberta
11:05 a.m. In-Situ Noise & Vibration Measurements and Design Recommendations for Welded Aluminum Jet Boats Paul Burge, and Stephen Lind, Acentech Incorporated.
Noon Adjournment