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Publications
Recent articles regarding noise/vibration control and design

 

  • "Bandwidth in Spectral Data", An exploration of the importance of bandwidth when discussing noise and vibration data and criteria. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, February 2012.

  • "Isolated Concrete Slabs", Comments on the use of trenches and vibration isolation joints for sensitive instruments like electron microscopes. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, October 2011.

  • "Stability of vibration environments in laboratory settings", A data-driven exploration of temporal variation in critical environments, based on real-life laboratory vibration monitoring data. Presented at NoiseCon 2011, Portland (July 2011).

  • "Precast vs. Cast-In-Place Structures", Comments on the vibration performance of precast structural systems. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, February 2011.

  • "Small Deviations and Big Failures in Vibration and Noise Isolation", A visual exploration of mechanical system vibration isolation failures in real constructions. Presented at NoiseCon 2010, Baltimore (April 2010).

  • "High-End Vibration Criteria", A discussion of vibration criteria used in vibration-sensitive industrial and institutional settings. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, December 2008.

  • "What's in a number", A discussion of the advantages and pitfalls of single-number ratings systems like NC, STC, NRC, and others. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, December 2008.

  • "Acoustical Considerations in the Concept Design of an Animal Research Facility",
    Presented at the 156th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Miami, FL (November 2008).

  • "Environmental Ground Vibrations", A discussion of the importance of site selection for quiet vibration environments. Vibro-Acoustic Consultants Series on Vibration and Noise Control Issues, June 2007.

  • "Dynamic Characteristics of Structures Extracted from In-situ Testing",
    (with H. Amick and M. Gendreau), Presented at International Society for Optical
    Engineering (SPIE) Conference on Current Developments in Vibration Control for Optomechanical Systems, Denver, CO (July 1999).

  • "Dynamics of Stiff Floors for Advanced Technology Facilities",
    (with Hal Amick), Proceedings of the 12th Engineering Mechanics Conference,
    American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 318-321, (May 1998).

  • "A Case Study: Dynamic Tool-Structure Interaction in An Advanced Technology Facility", (with M. Inoue & H. Hou of Canon, Inc.). Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE), 12th Engineering Mechanics Conference, (May 1998).

  • "A Discussion of Vibration Issues in Microelectronics Fabrication - Past, Present and Future", (with Colin G. Gordon), Proceedings of the ICCCS 14th International Symposium
    on Contamination Control, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, pp.
    139-143 (April 1998).

  • "Seismic Isolation of Semiconductor Production Facilities",
    (with H. Amick and Z. A. Kemeny). Applied Technology Council (ATC) ATC 29-1,
    (January 1998).

  • "Investigation of Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction as it Relates to the Design of
    Foundation Systems for Microelectronics Fabrication Facilities"
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    (with C.G. Gordon). Proceedings of International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE),
    Vol. 2264 (July 1994).

  • "Qualification of Engine-Mounted Components Due to Operational Vibration",
    (with B.J. Lee). ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference (1994).

  • "Structural Adequacy of Engine-Mounted Small Bore Piping",
    (with B.J. Lee). ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, (1993).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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