Journal Articles


Volume 15 (2002)



Issue 1


Predicting Sound Absorption of Perforated & Slotted Absorbers
Keith Ballagh
Full paper            Abstract


A Method of Testing & Comparing Classroom Floor Noise
Stirling Burrows, K.A. Kwong Cheung, James Whitlock
Full paper            Abstract


Suitability of New Zealand Halls for Chamber Music
Janne Sanders
Full paper            Abstract


Vehicle Audio Systems: Exterior Noise Levels
Malcolm Hunt
Full paper            Abstract


Noisy or Quiet Apartments: A Bit of Forethought Required?
Neil Savory
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Impact Sound Insulation of Timber Floors; A Forest Research Project
Grant Emms
Full paper            Abstract


Transformer Noise; A Hot Problem?
Stuart Camp
Full paper            Abstract


Adding Ceilings and Floor Coverings to a Hibond Concrete Floor
Ken McGunnigle
Full paper            Abstract


Noise Levels in Cinemas
Damian Ellerton
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Recent Developments in the Design and Performance of Road Traffic Noise Barriers
Stephen Samuels
Full paper            Abstract


Motor Racing Noise—The Issues We Face
Ian Snellgrove
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Effects of Road Texture on Traffic Noise and Annoyance at Urban Driving Speeds
Vincent K. Dravitzki, Darren Walton, Bill Wood
Full paper            Abstract


Evening Noise Levels; A case for shoulder periods?
Laurie Moore
Full paper            Abstract


The Effects of Structure-Borne Noise in a Living Environment on an Offshore Vessel
Curt Robinson

 


 


Volume 16 (2003)



Issue 1


Positive Control of Noise from Entertainment Venues
Fred Traexler
Full paper            Abstract


Using Sound Insulation Software To Predict Non Achievement Of Performance Standards
Peter Heinze
Full paper            Abstract


Factors affecting comfort
Yoshimasa Sakurai
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


External Façade Sound Insulation and Passive Ventilation
Ken McGunnigle
Full paper            Abstract


Acoustic Modelling: A Brief Review
Thomas Scelo
Full paper            Abstract


The ‘A’ Frequency Weighting
Ken Scannell
Full paper            Abstract


Sound Insulation of Timber Framed Structures
Keith Ballagh
Full paper            Abstract


A Case Study of Statistical Energy Analysis: The Police Launch Deodar II
Eric Wester
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Acoustic Design Rooms for Speech
Jon Farren
Full paper            Abstract


Case Studies of a Method for Predicting Speech Privacy in the Contemporary Workplace
Charles Salter, Kevin Powell, Durand Begault, Robert Alvarado
Full paper            Abstract


Site Acoustic Testing
Ken McGunnigle
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


A Thermal Transducing Microphone
Bevan Diprose
Full paper            Abstract


Localisation of Sound—A New Zealand Revelation
George Dodd
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 17 (2004)



Issue 1


Understanding the Complex Nature of Piano Tone
Martin Keane
Full paper            Abstract


Sound Classification of Dwellings
Ken McGunnigle
Full paper            Abstract


Acoustic Planning of Australian Inner City Areas: An Innovative Approach
Frank Butera, Noel Morris
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Air-Borne Noise Control for a Quieter Dishwasher
Ricky Kim, Wayne Mason
Full paper            Abstract


Renovating the Royal Festival Hall
George Dodd
Full paper            Abstract


Creating enhanced learning environments: The benefits of soundfield amplification systems
Michael Heeney
Full paper            Abstract


Australian Building Code Revision
Jon Farren
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Residential Sound Control Options
Rob Hallows
Full paper            Abstract


Why it’s so Hard to Understand Opera
Bertram Schwarzschild
Full paper            Abstract


Development of Slotted Acoustic Absorbers
Michael Latimer
Full paper            Abstract


Sound and the Restaurant Environment
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Statistical analysis of classical piano recordings in MIDI format
Martin Keane
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 18 (2005)



Issue 1


Sound Reflection from a Motorway Barrier
Christopher Day
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Comments on the Form of Equal Loudness Curves
Fergus Fricke
Full paper            Abstract


Grading Green Timber Using Compression Waves
Grant Emms
Full paper            Abstract


Disco Dreaming: Sound Insulation Between Bar and Hotel
Laurel Smith, Dan Griffin
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


A Case Study of Wellington City District Plan Change 23: Noise Insulation Rules
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


Quiet Personal Computers
Samuel Clarke
Full paper            Abstract


Qualitative Research and Acoustics
George Dodd
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Acoustics in the Hospitality Industry: A Subjective and Objective Analysis
L.H. Christie, J.R.H. Bell-Booth
Full paper            Abstract


Structure-borne Noise Reduction in Washing Machines: Noise Reduction by Modal Analysis
Ricky Kim, Rob Lawrence
Full paper            Abstract


Scattering Surfaces in Concert Halls
Stephen Chiles
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 19 (2006)



Issue 1


Some Recent Findings on Field Impact Insulation (part 1)
Tony Windner
Full paper            Abstract


Comparison Between Theoretical Model and Experimental Data of a Light-Weight Timber Floor/Ceiling structure
Hyuck Chung, Hyuck Chung, Gian Schmid
Full paper            Abstract


The Good, The Bad, and The Noisy
Stuart Camp
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Echoes from Fish: Using Lasers to Study How Much Sound Reflects off a Fish
Gavin Macaulay, Alan Hart, Paul Grimes
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Findings from Listening to Impacts on Floors
George Dodd, Grant Emms, Kenneth McGunnigle, Gian Schmid
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


A Brief History of the Speed of Sound
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


The Serenity of the Surf
Stuart Camp
Full paper            Abstract


How to Avoid the Din when Dining Out
Marlene Parrish
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 20 (2007)



Issue 1


The Effect of Environment on Sound Propagation
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


Prediction of Crowd Noise
M J Hayne, R H Rumble, D J Mee
Full paper            Abstract


An Industrial Active Noise Control Application For an Enclosure
Guillaume Barrault, Dunant Halim, Colin Hansen, Arcanjo Lenzi
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Quantifying the risks from listening to personal stereos
Warwick Williams
Full paper            Abstract


Effective Noise Barrier Design and Specification
Giles Parker
Full paper            Abstract


Wind and Temperature Effects on Sound Propagation
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Quieter by Design
Rob Hay
Full paper            Abstract


Carrying out Noise Assessments for Proposed Childcare Centres
Ken Scannell, Matthew Harwood
Full paper            Abstract


The Effect of Environment on Sound Propagation
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Wind Turbine and Wind Farm Sound Levels: A Prototype Journey
Geoff Henderson
Full paper            Abstract


Comparison of Low Frequency Sound Insulation Field Measurement Methods
Sandy Marshall, Doheon Lee, Densil Cabrera
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 21 (2008)



Issue 1


Assessment and Regulation of Environmental Noise — An Australian and New Zealand Comparison
Rachel Foster
Full paper            Abstract


Did You Hear That? Ultrasound Doppler Effect Allows Echolocation by All
T.Claire Davies, Shane D. Pinder, Catherine M. Burns
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Making and Using Building Insulation Measurements
G. Dodd, G. Schmid, M. Li
Full paper            Abstract


Communicating Performance Effectively: Noise Between Attached Domestic Dwellings
Robert Hanson
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


An Investigation Into Wind Generated Aero-Acoustic Tones
Peter Alexander Ibbotson, Jason Cambridge, John Pearse
Full paper            Abstract


The Noisy Dawn of the Jet Age
Leo L. Beranek
Full paper            Abstract


Assessing Risks Associated With Simple Algorithms For Calculating Effects Due To Partial Enclosure Of A Road
Cornelius Huybregts, Stephen Chiles
Full paper            Abstract


Environmental Law And The Expert Witness
Gordon Whiting
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Recent Studies Of Infrasound From Industrial Sources
William J. Gastmeier, Brian Howe
Full paper            Abstract


Recent Developments In Environmental Assessment Methods For Wind Turbine Noise
Brian Howe, Nick McCabe
Full paper            Abstract


Noise Reduction In Hydraulic System Driven By Swash Plate Pump By Optimising Its Control Unit
Molham Hasan Chikhalsouk, Rama B. Bhat
Full paper            Abstract


Classroom Acoustics Research in New Zealand – Past, Present and Future
James Whitlock
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 22 (2009)



Issue 1


Carrying Out Noise Assessments for Proposed Supermarket Developments
Matthew Harwood
Full paper            Abstract


Comparison of Vibration Levels from a Bus Travelling over Road Cushions vs. Conventional Speed Hump
Andrew Mitchell

 


Array Element Localization of a Bottom-Mounted Hydrophone Array Using Ship Noise
Gordon R. Ebbeson, Laetitia Thierion, Garry J. Heard
Full paper            Abstract

 



Issue 2


A Longitudinal Study of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Aerobic Class Goers
Eyal Goel, Emily Lin, Ravi Sockalingam
Full paper            Abstract


Control of Aeolian Noise Generated by the Finned Balustrade of a Freeway Pedestrian Overpass
Andrew Mitchell, Damien Leclercq, Matthew Stead
Full paper            Abstract


Directivity Of Sound From a Metal-Clad Factory Roof
Athol Day, Peter Eisenhuth
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


The Noise Perception Index (NPI) for Assessing Noise Impact From Major Industrial Facilities and Power Plants in the U.S.
George F. Hessler Jr
Full paper            Abstract


The Use of Noise Perception Index (NPI) For Setting Wind Farm Noise Limits
Malcolm Hunt, Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


The Principles of Peer Review
Graham W F Warren, Chris W Day
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Heat Pump Acoustics in a Typical Residential Setting
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


Improved Sound Insulated Floors for a Six Storey Timber Building System
John Chapman, George Dodd
Full paper            Abstract


Have We Heard The Last of Noisy Aircraft?
John. E. Cater
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 23 (2010)



Issue 1


Novel Design of a Lightweight Floor/Ceiling System with Improved Impact Sound Insulation
Hyuck Chung, George Dodd, Grant Emms, Colin Fox, Ken McGunnigle, Gian Schmid
Full paper            Abstract


Noise Control in a Sample Preparation Room
Jingnan Guo, Jie Pan
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Come and Feel the Noise - A Review of Recreational Noise Associated with Two Open Air Concert Sites
Lindsay Hannah
Full paper            Abstract


The Development and Commisioning of an IEC Standard Listening Room and Two Applications in Building Acoustics Research
Gian Schmidt, Aaron Chan
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Recreational Noise Exposure in New Zealand
Kim Dirks, Ingrid Dekker, Laura Scheib, Kierrin Svoboda, Aanchal Sharma
Full paper            Abstract


Wind Farm Noise—The High Amenity Limit in NZS6808:2010
Paul Botha
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 24 (2011)



Issue 1


Acoustic Conditions In Sustainable Buildings – Results of a Worldwide Survey of Users’ Perceptions
George Baird, Clare Dykes
Full paper            Abstract


Towards “Natural” Noise Mitigation for Surface Transport
Greg Watts, Robert Pheasant, Kirill Horoshenkov
Full paper            Abstract


Determination and Display of Spatial and Temporal Room Impulse Responses
Daniel Protheroe, Bernard Guillemin
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Noise in the Shearing Industry
David McBride, Elaine Cowan Margaret Utumapu, John Wallaart
Full paper            Abstract


Modelling and Experimental Validation of Complex Locally Resonant Structures
Andrew Hall, Emilio Calius, George Dodd, Eric Wester
Full paper            Abstract


A Review of the Adoption of International Vibration Standards in New Zealand
James Whitlock
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Effective strategies in the prevention of noise induced hearing loss
Ian Laird, Kylie Johnston, David McBride, Karen Grimmer-Somers, Stephen Legg, Phillip Dickinson, Stuart McLaren, Dianne Gardner, Janet Hoek
Full paper            Abstract


Sound Attenuation in a Sandwich Floor
Delphine Bard, Anders Sjöström
Full paper            Abstract


Recommended Noise Level Design Goals and Limits at Residential Receptors for Wind Turbine Developments in the United States
David M. Hessler, George F. Hessler Jr
Full paper            Abstract


A More Than Minor Debate: The Correct use of Effects Terminology
Francelle Lupis, Kate McDonald
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Environmental Monitoring using Arbitrary Microphone Arrays
Wyatt Page, Peter Driessen, Pranav Sakulkar, Farook Sattar
Full paper            Abstract


A Pilot Study on the Acoustic Environment in Early Childhood Centres
Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract


Neighbourhood Quiet Area Definition in the Implementation of European Directive 2002/49/EC
G. Licitra, C. Chiari, E. Ascari, D. Palazzuoli
Full paper            Abstract


Adapting Simple Prediction Methods to Sound Transmission of Lightweight Foam Cored Panels
Keith Ballagh
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 25 (2012)



Issue 1


Balancing Comfortable Thermal and Acoustic Built Environments in a Sustainable Future
Michael Barclay, Jian Kang, Steve Sharples, Bo Wang, Hu Du
Full paper            Abstract


Can We Save the Cost of Building Anechoic Chambers?
George Dodd, Gian Schmid
Full paper            Abstract


Frequency Behaviour of Basic Floor Structures
Federica Bettarello, Patrizio Fausti, Vincenzo Baccan, Marco Caniato
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Lightweight Floor/Ceiling Systems with Improved Impact Sound Insulation
Hyuck Chung, Colin Fox, George Dodd, Grant Emms
Full paper            Abstract


Understanding the Lombard Effect
James Whitlock
Full paper            Abstract


Echolocation: An Action-Perception Phenomenon
Claudia Arias, Fernando Bermejo, Mercedes X. Hüg, Nicolás Venturelli, Diana Rabinovich, Aldo Ortiz Skarp
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


The Relationship between LA90 and LAeq Wind Turbine Sound Level Descriptors in NZ
Lindsay Hannah, Wyatt Page, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract


Sound Quality–Based Acoustic Optimisation for Construction Machine Operators
Eleonora Carletti, Francesca Pedrielli
Full paper            Abstract


Trailing Edge Noise Production, Prediction and Control
Con Doolan, Danielle Moreau, Elias Arcondoulis, Cristobal Albarracin
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 4


Neural Correlates of Noise Annoyance and Sensitivity
Jenny S.Y. Lee, Michael J. Hautus, Daniel Shepherd
Full paper            Abstract


Sound Field of a Directional Source in a Reverberant Room
Terence Betlehem, Mark Poletti
Full paper            Abstract


Improving Acoustic Insulation Using Vibration-Damping Infills in Floors
Grant Emms
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 26 (2013)



Issue 1


Sound Transmission through Triple Panel Walls - Low Frequency Model
Keith Ballagh
Full paper            Abstract


European Test Standards for Noise Barriers and their Relevance to New Zealand
Giles Parker
Full paper            Abstract


Accuracy and Purpose of Building Insulation Measurements
George Dodd, Gian Schmid, Daniel Martens
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Noise Source Identification Techniques: Simple to Advanced Applications
Bernard Ginn, Karim Haddad
Full paper            Abstract


Data Centre Cooling Strategies
Peter Horn, Gerhard Furter
Full paper            Abstract


Health Effects of Cochlear Implants
Kayla Guitar, Ellen Giles, Bill Raym, David Welch
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Tranquillity in the City: A Preliminary Assessment in Christchurch
John Pearse, Greg Watts, Wan Yin Lim
Full paper            Abstract


Focused Sound Sources and the Acoustical Society of New Zealand Logo
Mark Poletti
Full paper            Abstract


Increasing Obstacle Detection for Travellers with Visual Impairment: The AUDEO device
Alan Deacon, T. Claire Davies, Shane Pinder
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 27 (2014)



Issue 1


Performance of Noise Barriers for the Night Time Operation of a Rail-freight Terminal
Giles Parker
Full paper            Abstract


Tools of the Trade: A Review of New Zealand Acoustic Standards 1977 to 2010
Lindsay Hannah, Wyatt Page, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Marine Bioacoustics: The Importance of Sound in the Marine Environment
Matthew K. Pine
Full paper            Abstract


Specialist Tools of the Trade: A Review of NZ Acoustic Standards - 1992 to 2010
Lindsay Hannah, Wyatt Page, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


The acoustical design of the Christchurch town hall
Harold Marshall
Full paper            Abstract


3D impulse response measurements of spaces using an inexpensive microphone array
Daniel Protheroe, Bernard Guillemin
Full paper            Abstract


An investigation of the effect of uneven blade spacing on the tonal noise generated by a mixed flow fan
Ludovic Desvard, Jeremy Hurault, Muhammad Affendi Bin, Mohamed Zamzam, Ash Symes
Full paper            Abstract


Determination and verification of speech intelligibility from sound systems in tunnels
Robert Waddell
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 28 (2015)



Issue 1


Design & Acoustic Performance of a Spring Isolated Outdoor Rooftop Basketball Court
Alex Chambell, Lloyd Cosstick, Timothy Murray, David Yates
Full paper            Abstract


Field Impact Isolation Performance of a High-End Apartment Floor
Peter Ibbotson, Malcolm Dunn
Full paper            Abstract


Prediction of Geothermal Two-phase Silencer Discharge Sound Level
Kim Harwood , Malcolm Hunt
Full paper            Abstract


The Development of a Noise and Weather Monitoring System using the Cellular Network
Neil Jepsen, Damian Ellerton
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Comparative study of the performance of smartphone-based sound level meter Apps
David P. Robinson, James Tingay
Full paper            Abstract


Visualizing sound emission of elephant vocalizations: evidence for two rumble production types
Angela S. Stoeger, Gunnar Heilmann, Matthias Zeppelzauer, André Ganswindt, Sean Hensman, Benjamin D. Charlton
Full paper            Abstract


Sirens Comparison
Garry Lewis
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 3


Managing state highway reverse sensitivity effects
Aaron Hudson, Stephen Chiles
Full paper            Abstract


Modelling buildings to predict barrier effects in traffic noise models
Robbie Blakelock
Full paper            Abstract


Non-destructive assessment of wood properties in tree stems using acoustic imaging
Mathew Legg, Stuart Bradley
Full paper            Abstract


Managing reverse sensitivity noise & vibration effects of rail and road transport in New Zealand
Malcolm Hunt
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 29 (2016)



Issue 1


A Review of Occupational Noise in New Zealand
Lindsay Hannah, Wyatt Page, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract


Noise Sources, Exposures and Controls in Small Enterprises in New Zealand
Ian Laird , David McBride, Wyatt Page, Stuart McLaren, Dianne Gardner
Full paper            Abstract


Occupational Noise Law in New Zealand - Where will it go?
Wyatt Page
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


Common failings of inter-disciplinary studies on noise and the potential solutions
Stuart McLaren, Wyatt Page
Full paper            Abstract


Evaluation of occupational noise exposure levels on the Wellington Suburban Tranz Metro Rail Service
Ka’isa Beech, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract


Evaluation of occupational workplace noise levels in an enclosed workshop at KiwiRail
Elizabeth Satherely, Stuart McLaren
Full paper            Abstract



Volume 30 (2017)



Issue 1


Forgotten linear behaviours in the sound field
Yoshimasa Sakurai, Hiroshi Morimoto
Full paper            Abstract


Two recent sound insulation test results
Peter Horne
Full paper            Abstract


Overview of developments in the description and assessment of high intensity impulse noise exposure
Peter Teague, James Conomos , Vasos Alexandrou
Full paper            Abstract



Issue 2


A review of AS/NZS 2107:2016 Acoustics – Recommended design sound levels & reverberation times for building interiors
Lindsay Hannah, Wyatt Page
Full paper            Abstract


Effect of plenum absorption on ceiling attenuation
George van Hout, William Reeve
Full paper            Abstract


Can a connecting door between two apartments be compliant with Clause G6
Peter Horne
Full paper            Abstract


Light, transparency and sound absorption
Christian Nocke, Jean-Marc Scherrer
Full paper            Abstract