Program and Agenda

Fall Meeting of the
Vibro-Acoustics Consortium
November 7, 2019
NIU Naperville Conference Center
1120 E Diehl Rd
Naperville, IL 60563


8:00 a.m. Coffee and Pastries

8:30 a.m. Morning Presentations

  • News and Notes

  • Tutorial Notes on Damping and Constrained Layer Damping

  • Determination of Blocked Forces at High Frequencies

  • Measurement of Radiation Efficiency using a Scanning Approach

  • Sound Absorptive Lightweight Thermoplastic Panels – Continuing Work

  • Modeling Damping in ANSYS

  • Determination of Acoustic Blocked Forces

  • Engineering Noise Control Software

  • A Comparison of Different Smart Phones and Apps for Noise Prediction

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Afternoon Presentations

  • Tutorial Impact Noise

  • Guest Presentation – Alexis Talbot MSC Actran Applications

  • Determination of Isolator Properties using Blocked Force Analysis

  • 3D Printed Sound Absorbers: Continuing Work

2:00 p.m. Future VAC Directions

  • Muffler Insertion Loss Flow Rig Development and Testing

  • Simulation of Baffled Silencers including Reactive Elements

  • Generator Set Panel Contribution Analysis and Spreadsheet Validation

  • Ray Tracing Analysis of a Bakery using VA‐One

  • Benchmarking MSC Actran and Siemens Simcenter

  • Attenuation in Cavities using MPP Absorbers

4:00 p.m. Adjourn



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