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Fall 2012 Meeting Agenda

The Fall 2012 VAC meeting will be held in St. Charles, IL on November 3rd. 


Fall VAC Meeting

Thursday, September 27, 2012


Hilton Garden Inn

4070 E. Main Street

St. Charles, Illinois 60174

Phone: (630) 584-0700


8:00 AM Coffee, Pastries and Introductions

8:15 AM Review Presentations by David Herrin, Tim Wu, Andy Seybert, David Copley, Peter Jackson, and Ferdy Martinus

  • The Boundary Element Method

  • Impedance Tube Measurements

  • Statistical Energy Analysis

  • Inverse Methods (TPA and Inverse BEM)

  • Acoustic Materials

  • Muffler Simulation

12:00 Lunch

1:00 PM Student Presentations

  • Microperforated Panels with Special Backings

  • Simulation of Enclosures Including Attached Duct Work

  • Insertion Loss Measurements of Unlined Baffles in a Duct

  • Using TPA for Airborne Source Identification

  • Measurement Study:  Mufflers with Small Holes and Thin Plates

  • Microflown P-U Probe Calibration

  • Materials Database:  Continuing Work

  • Simulation of Bar Silencers

4:00 PM Adjourn


5:00 PM Tour Ebco Inc. (1330 Holmes Road  Elgin, IL  60123)