2117 Robert Drive
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone:   (217) 359-6602   FAX:  (217) 359-3303
email:     schomer@SchomerAndAssociates.com

Paul D. Schomer, Ph. D., P.E.

Member, Board Certified
Institute of Noise Control Engineering

 

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“Biases introduced by the fitting of functions to attitudinal survey data,” NOISE-CON 2005, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 17-19 October 2005.

"Criteria for assessment of noise annoyance," Noise Control Engineering Journal, 53 (4), 132-144, (July/August 2005).

"Overview of the theoretical development and experimental validation of blast sound absorbers,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 51(3),  70-80, (May/June 2005).

"Basic results from full-scale tests at Ft. Drum," Noise Control Engineering Journal, 51(3), 94-109, (May/June 2005).

"Some Important Factors in Community Response to Sonic Booms," NOISECON 2004,  Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Baltimore, MD, USA, 12-14 July 2004.

“The importance of proper integration of and emphasis on the low-frequency sound energies for environmental noise assessment,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 52(1), 26-39, (January/February 2004).

“Noise Assessments: Interaction with the Public—Simplicity and Truth Will Help,” INTERNOISE 2003, Paper N706, pp 1216-1220, Seogwipo, Korea, 25-28 August 2003.

“Does the Soundscape Concept Have Real Utility,” INTERNOISE 2003, Paper N161, pp 2825-2826, Seogwipo, Korea, 25-28 August 2003.

“Noise Assessment Metrics and Criteria in a United States Department of Transportation Multi-Modal Noise Model,” NOISECON 2003, Paper No. 023, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Cleveland, OH, USA, 23-25 June 2003.

“A statistical description of blast sound propagation,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 49(2), 79-87, (March/April 2001).

“Using fuzzy logic to validate blast noise monitor data,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 48(6), 193-205, (November/December 2000).

“A comparison between the use of loudness level weighting and loudness measures to asses environmental noise from combined sources,” INTERNOISE 2000, Paper No. 101, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Nice, France, 27-30 August 2000.

“A test of proposed revisions to room noise criteria curves,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 48(4), 124-129, (July/August 2000).

“Proposed revisions to room noise criteria,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 48(3), 85-96, (May/June 2000).

“Loudness-Level Weighting for Environmental Noise Assessment,” Acustica and Acta Acustica, 86(1), 49-61 (January/February 2000).

“Revision to the ISO 1996 series--Description, measurement and assessment of environmental sound,” INTERNOISE 98, Paper No. 190, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Christchurch, New Zealand, November 1998.

“Revision to the ISO 1996 series--Description, measurement and assessment of environmental sound,” INTERNOISE 98, Paper No. 190, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Christchurch, New Zealand, November 1998.

“On spectral weightings to assess human response, indoors, to blast noise and sonic booms,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 46(2), (March/April 1998).

“Evaluation of a re-analysis of the relationship between the results obtained in laboratory and field studies on the annoyance caused by high-energy impulsive sounds,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 45(6), 251-255 (November/December 1997).

“A Comparative Study of Human Response to Blast Noise and Sonic Booms,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 45(4), 294--305 (July/August 1997).

“On the contribution of noticeability of environmental sounds to noise annoyance,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 44(6), 294--305 (November/December 1996).

“A Comparative Study of Human Response to Blast Noise and Sonic Booms,” INTERNOISE 96, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Liverpool, UK, July 1996.

“Development of a New ANSI Standard for Assessment of Combined Noise Environments,” INTERNOISE 96, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Liverpool, UK, July 1996.

“25 Years of progress in noise standardization,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 44(3), 141-148 (May/June 1996).

“Human and community response to military sounds:  Results from field-laboratory tests of small arms, 25 mm cannon, helicopter and blast sounds,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 43(1), 1-13 (January/February 1995).

“Amendments to ISO Part 2: The Impulse Noise Penalty,” INTERNOISE 95, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, 851-856, Newport Beach, CA, USA, 1995.

“New descriptor for high-energy impulsive sounds,”  Noise Control Engineering Journal, 42(5), 179-191 (September/October 1994).

“SoundProp Fast, accurate prediction of sound propagation under varying weather conditions and over hard or soft surfaces,” INTERNOISE 94, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Yokohama, Japan, August 1994.

“A revised statistical analysis of blast sound propagation,”  Noise Control Engineering Journal, 42(3), 95-100 (May/June 1994).

“Human and community response to military sounds:  Results from field-laboratory tests of small arms, tracked vehicles, and blast sounds,”  Noise Control Engineering Journal, 42(2), 71-84 (March/April 1994).

“Activity and sleep interference; A new measurement technique,” INTERNOISE 93, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Leuven, Belgium, July 1993.

“Time-average aircraft noise descriptors; Confusion with no benefit,” INTERNOISE 92, 2, 987-992, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Toronto, Canada, July 1992.

“On Using the Generalized Concept of Loudness to Predict Annoyance,” INTERNOISE 91, Institute of Noise Control Engineering International, Australia, December 1991.

“Decibel annoyance reduction of low-frequency blast attenuating windows,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 89(4), April 1991.

“Descriptors for Community Noise Assessment: logical Extensions to DNL,”  NOISECON 90, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Austin TX, October 15-17 1990.

“Reduction of Wind Noise for Unattended Blast Noise Monitoring,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 34(2), March/April 1990.

“Indoor human response to blast sounds that generate rattles,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 86(2), August 1989.

“On a theoretical interpretation of the prevalence rate of noise-induced annoyance in residential populations: High-amplitude impulse noise environments,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 86(2), April 1989.

“The role of Helicopter noise-induced vibration and rattle in human response,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 81(4), April 1987.

“High-energy impulsive noise assessment,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 79(1), January 1986.

“Assessment of community response to impulsive noise,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77(2), February 1985.

“Descriptor for rotary-wing aircraft noise,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, October 1984.

“A survey of community attitudes towards noise near a general aviation airport,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 74(6), December 1983.

“Noise monitoring in the vicinity of a general aviation airport,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 74(4), April 1983.

“Sampling strategies for monitoring noise in the vicinity of airports,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 73(6), June 1983.

“An analysis of community complaints to noise,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 73(4), April 1983.

“Time of day noise adjustments or ‘penalties’,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 73(2), February 1983.

“A model to describe community response to impulse noise,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 18(1), January/February 1982.

“The growth of community annoyance with loudness and frequency of occurrence of events,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 17(1), July/August 1981.

“Temporal sampling requirements for estimation of long-term average sound levels in the vicinity of aircraft,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 69(3), March 1981.

“Development of temporal sampling strategies for monitoring noise,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 66(3), September 1979.

“High-amplitude/low-frequency impulse calibration of microphones; a new method,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 65(2), February 1979.

“Growth function for human response to large-amplitude impulse noise,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 64(6), December 1978.

“Human response to house vibrations caused by sonic booms or air blasts,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 64(1), July 1978.

“Statistics of amplitude and spectrum of blasts propagated in the atmosphere,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 63(5), May 1978.

“Evaluation of C-weighted Ldn for assessment of impulse noise,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 62(2), August 1977.

“Correlation techniques applied to acoustical measurements in reverberant rooms,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 56(5), 1974.

“Measurement and characterization of off-road construction vehicle noise,”  NOISECON73, 247-249, 1974.

   
 

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