Papers and Presentations

"The Effects of Low Frequency Noise on People - A Review" J Sound and Vibration 1976

"Low frequency noise in the environment and testing for its effect on human performance”. M.Eng.Sci., Monash University, 1976.

“Low frequency noise and testing for its effects”. Proc. of the Vibn. and Noise Control Eng. Conf., Inst. of Engineers, Sydney. October 56-60. (With R.J. Alfredson & T.T. Triggs).

“Low frequency and infrasonic noise in transportation” Applied Acoustics, 11, 129-146. 1978a.

“Individual Loudness Functions” Acoustics Letters, 2, 22-25 (With H.G. Leventhall) 1978a.

“Low frequency annoyance and the dB(A)” Acoustics Letters, 2, 16-21. (With H.G. Leventhall) 1978b.

“Criteria for the assessment of low frequency noise” Proc. of the Inst. of Acoustics, London, held at Chelsea College. 1979a.

“Scaling reaction to noise” Noise and Vibration Bulletin (May), 121-124. 1979b.

“Low frequency noise annoyance” Ph.D. Thesis, Chelsea College, University of London, 1979c.

“A Criterion for low frequency noise annoyance” Paper C1-4.4, 10th I.C.A. Sydney, July 1980a.

“A tuned muffler/silencer for low frequency fan noise control” Paper Cl-13.4, 10th I.C.A. Sydney, July 1980b.

“A modified PN dB for assessment of low frequency noise” Journal Sound and Vibration. (with H.G. Leventhall) 73(2), 271-277, 1980c.

“Noise emission of engine/exhaust brakes on heavy vehicles” Proc. of Aust. Acoustical Soc. Annual Conf., Paper 1A2, Sept. 1981.

“Some community noise problems and solutions, reviewed relative to E.P.A. criteria” Proc. of Aust. Acoustical Soc. Annual Conf., Paper 1A4, Sept. 1981.

“Predicting the annoyance response due to high level low frequency noise” Proc. of Physics for Australia’s Development, Dec. 1981.

“Predicting the effect of environmental emissions containing high levels of low frequency noise” Inter-noise 82, San Francisco, May 1982.

“Setting a plant noise emission limit” Proc. of the 1st Acoustic Conference of the West Pacific Region, Singapore, Sept. 1982, session 2B.

“A Criterion for Predicting the Annoyance due to Higher Level, Low Frequency Noise”, Journal of Sound and Vibration (with H.G. Leventhall), 84(3), 443-448, 1982.

“Low frequency noise annoyance assessment by low frequency noise rating (LFNR) curves”. Journal of Low Frequency Noise & Vibration, 2(1), 20-28, 1983.

“A criterion for Predicting the Annoyance due to Lower Level Low Frequency Noise” (with H.G. Leventhall). “Journal of Low Frequency Noise and Vibration”, 2(4), 160-168, 1983.

“Annoyance, Loudness and Unacceptability of Higher Level Low Frequency Noise” (with H.G. Leventhall), Journal of Low Frequency Noise and Vibration, 4(1), 1-11, 1985.

“Environmental Noise Control – A Case Study” Proc Aust. Vibration and Noise Conf., Sept. 1990, 195-199 (I.E. Aust. Natl. Conf. Publication No. 90/9).

“Room Measurement Considerations for Sound System Design” 3rd Australian Regional Convention, Audio Engineering Society, August 1991.

“Environmental Noise – is it an issue?” InterNoise 91, Sydney, 907-910.

“Building Damage Due to Aircraft Noise-Induced Vibration” InterNoise 1992, 687 – 690.

“Considerations in the Rating and Assessment of Low Frequency Noise” ASHRAE Summer Mtg.,Denver, June 1993, Paper DE-93-17-1.

“Rating Low Frequency Noise Due to HVAC Systems” Audio Engineering Society Inc., 3rd Australian Regional Convention, 20-22 Aug., 1993.

Low Frequency Noise Due to HVAC Systems and It’s Assessment” Proceedings of the Australian Acoustical Society Annual Conference, 9-10 Nov., 1993, 211-217.

“Determination of the relationship between low frequency HVAC noise and comfort in occupied spaces – objective phase”, ASHRAE 714-RP (Vipac Report 38114, April 1994),

“Low Frequency Noise Assessment Metrics – What Do We Know” Paper ASHRAE Transactions 100(2), 1994, 380-388.

“Low Frequency Noise Assessment – What Do We Know?” Noise Con. 94, Ft. Lauderdale, May 1-4, 779-784.

“Low Frequency Sound Quality and HVAC Systems” InterNoise 94, Yokohama, Japan, August, 1101-1105.

“A Simple Test for Determining Low Frequency Rumble Sound Quality Due to HVAC Systems” InterNoise 95, NewPort Beach, USA, July, 955-958.

“Acoustical Comfort – Can We Achieve It?”, Presented at ASHRAE Seminar on Comfort is More Than a Thermal Issue – Part 2, ASHRAE Winter Conference, Atlanta, Feb. 1996.

“Low Frequency Noise Loudness and Annoyance” InterNoise 98, Christchurch, New Zealand

“Low frequency Noise: Effect of Exposure Time on Loudness vs Annoyance”, presented at Noise Effects 98, 7thInternational Congress on Noise as a Public health Problem, Sydney, 22-26 Nov, 98.

“Loudness and Annoyance of Steady State and Temporally Varying Noise” with Assoc Prof Rhona Hellman at the ASA/EAA meeting, Berlin, Germany, March 1999, Paper 2pPPa3.

“Assessment of the Loudness and Annoyance of Low Frequency Noise from a Psychoacoustical Perspective”, with Assoc Prof Rhona Hellman, InterNoise 99, Dec 6-8, 1893 -1898

“Low Frequency Noise Loudness vs Annoyance” with Assoc Prof Rhona Hellman, Acoustics Today, Australian Acoustical Society Annual Meeting, Dec 1999,

“Low Frequency Noise due to HVAC Systems – How Do We Assess?” Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning & Heating (Inc) AIRAH 2000+, Melbourne, Australia, 29- 31 March, 2000

“Low Frequency Noise Annoyance – Why?” Aust Acoustical Soc Conf, Canberra, 2001

“Low Frequency Noise – Is Loudness and Annoyance the Same?” Sound Quality Symposium , Dearborn, Michigan, August 2002

“Rating and Assessment of Noise” AIRAH Acoustics Conference, 2004

“Low Frequency Noise Assessment – An Update” Aust Acoustical Soc Conf, Gold Coast, 2004

“What Did We Learn From ASHRAE RP-879?” ASHRAE Symposium, Orlando, Feb 2005

“The Missing 16 Hz – Can we Live with It? Madrid 19thInternational Congress on Acoustics, Sept 2007.

“A Simple Criterion for LFN Noise Emission Assessment” Journal of LFN and Vibration 29(1), 1 – 14, 2010.

“A Simple Outdoor Criterion for Assessment of LFN” Acoustics Australia April 2011, 123 – 130, 2011

“Power to the People” LFN 2012 conference, Stratford, UK, May 2012

Wind Turbine Noise – The Perennnial Question”  CEC Wind Turbine Conference March 2016