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**2017**

Quiet Structure Design Using Acoustics Black Holes

(Ph.D. thesis by Philip Andrew Feurtado; supervised by Stephen Conlon)

Properties of Low Frequency Underwater Noise in the Ocean Sound Channel

(Ph.D. thesis by Stephen M. Nichols; supervised by Dave Bradley)

Quantifying the Uniaxial High Cycle Fatigue Life of Laminated Composites with a Resonant Beam Test

(M.S. thesis by Chester Alan Kupchella; supervised by Robert Campbell)

Modeling and Measurement of Spatial Coherence for Normal Incidence Seafloor Scattering

(Ph.D. thesis by Daniel C. Brown; supervised by Tom Gabrielson)

**2016**

Pipe Scaling of Two Great Organs

(M. Eng. Paper by Nicole Cuff; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Finite Element Analysis on the Modeling of Complex Joints in Built up Structures

(M. Eng. Paper by Justin Zepp; supervised by John Fahnline)

Acoustic Deterrence in Review

(M. Eng. Paper by Robert O. Bailey; supervised by Tim Brungart)

An Investigation of Dispersion and Dissipation in 1-D Finite Difference Approximation Methods

(M. Eng. Paper by Rex P. Price; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Case Study of Impact Insulation Class (IIC) Ratings of Floor-Ceiling Assembly Separating Stacked Condominiums

(M. Eng. Paper by Nathan Q.C. Holland; supervised by Michelle Vigeant)

Engineering Perspective on Concussions in Sports. Developing Prototype of a Head Impact Dosimeter.

(M. Eng. Paper by Sergey Samorezov; supervised by Dan Russell)

Eile Bulk Cavitation Extent Modeling: An Energy-Based Approach

(Ph.D. thesis by J. James Esplin; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

The Benefits of the Laboratory Simulation of Turbulent Boundary Layer Noise with Loudspeakers

(M. Eng. Paper by Alex J. Kremer; supervised by Dave Swanson)

Acoustic Deterrence in Review

(M. Eng. Paper by Robert O. Bailey; supervised by Tim Brungart)

Force Reconstruction Using Force Gauges and Modal Analysis

(M.S. Thesis by Wesley Axtell; supervised by Tyler Dare)

Detectability Prediction for a Thermoacoustic Sensor in the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Pool

(M.S. Thesis by Joshua Eric Hrisko; supervised by Steve Garrett)

Acoustic and Vibrational Analysis of Golf Club Drivers

(M.S. Thesis by Peter A. Kerrian; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Advanced Overset Methods for Vortex Dominated Flows

(Ph.D. Thesis by Norman F. Foster; supervised by Dean Capone)

**2015**

Design of Listening Rooms with Soul

(M. Eng. Paper by Joseph T. Alexander; supervised by Dave Swanson)

Piezoresistive Transducer Development, Modeling, and Characterization

(M. Eng. Paper by John Patrick King; supervised by Tom Gabrielson)

Coherent Broadband and Sonar Signal Processing with Environmentally Corrected Matched Filter

(Ph. D. Thesis by Henry John Camin, III; supervised by Russell Burkhardt)

Practical Sprayed-On Transducer Composites for High Temperature Applications

(M.S. Thesis by Kenneth Russell Ledford; supervised by Bernhard Tittmann)

Like-Envelope Recombination: A Technique for Recombining Dependent Intrinsic Mode Functions

(M.S. Thesis by Timothy Hildebrandt; supervised by Dave Swanson)

A Study of Sound Conduction to Provide Spatial Information in Navigation Systems for the Visually Impaired

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael Biffignani; supervised by Karl Reichard)

Predicting Vibratory Stresses From Aero-Acoustic Loads

(Ph.D. Thesis by Matthew D. Shaw; supervised by Steve Hambric)

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Quieting

(M.Eng. Paper by Karl K. Vogel; supervised by Dean Capone)

An Introduction to Distributed Node Localization Using Ultrasonic Signals

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael T. Rudolph; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Experimental Analysis of an Acoustic Guitar

(M.Eng. Paper by Corey A. Taylor; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Vibrational Analysis of Hollow and Foam-filled Graphite Tennis Rackets

(M.Eng. Paper by Kritika Vayur; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Measuring Asymmetry in Loudspeaker Soft Parts

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael J. Ciufo; supervised by Steve Thompson)

**2014**

Validation of a Wind Turbine Noise Model

(M.Eng. Paper by Bradley L. Nicholas; supervised by Philip Morris)

Shipboard Structureborne Rumble Noise by High Speed Diesel Torsional-Axial Coupled Mode

(M. Eng. Paper by Darrell E. Milburn; supervised by Steve Hambric)

Modeling Heat Transfer in Tonpilz Transducers to Predict Operating Temperatures

(M.Eng. Paper by Daniel L. Charles; supervised by Steve Thompson)

Terrain Classification for Conditioned Based Maintenance

(M.S. Thesis by R. Troy Taylor; supervised by Karl Reichard)

Wide Band Tonpilz Transducer

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael Beau Wilson; supervised by Steve Thompson)

Ocean Environmental Effects on Walrus Communication

(Ph.D. Thesis by Samuel L. Denes; supervised by J. Miksis-Olds)

Acoustic Reflection Coefficient: a Forward and Inverse Scattering Model for Ice and Bed Topography

(M.S. Thesis by Aneesh Kudekar; supervised by S. Anandakrishnan)

High-Frequency Acoustic Scattering from Rough Elastic Surfaces

(Ph.D. Thesis by Derek Olson; supervised by A. Lyons)

Passive Range Estimation Using Ship-Radiated Noise in Range-Dependent Shallow Water Environments

(Ph.D. Thesis by Alexander Sell; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Characterization of Complex Materials with Elastic Discontinuities Using Scanning Acoustic Microscopy

(M.S. Thesis by Xin Li; supervised by Richard Tutwiler)

Structural Health Monitoring of a Shell Structure Using Piezoelectric Fiber Composite Strip Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Aaron M. Lesky; supervised by Clifford Lissenden)

Experimental Identification of Noise Paths and Mitigation Methods for a Device in a Submerged Environment

(M.S. Thesis by Adam Clark; supervised by Martin Trethewey)

Structural-Acoustic Optimization of Structures Excited by Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow

(Ph.D. Thesis by Micah Shepherd; supervised by Steve Hambric)

A Plane Wave Superposition Method: Modeling Acoustics Fields Inside Cavities

(M.S. Thesis by Matthew J. Kamrath; supervised by Gary H. Koopmann)

Ultrasonic Guided Wave Nondestructive Evaluation Using Generalized Anisotropic Interface Waves

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael S. Gardner; supervised by Joseph Rose)

**2013**

Modal Coupling of Directional Subwoofers in Rectangular Rooms

(M.S. Thesis by Philip Feurtado; supervised by Dave Swanson)

A Sensitivity-Based Approach to Optimize the Surface Treatment of a Low-Height Tramway Noise Barrier

(Ph.D. Thesis by Alexandre Jolibois; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Investigation into the Properties of the Sound Field in a Reverberation Room and Identification of Bias and Error in Transmission Loss Measurements

(M.Eng. Paper by Kristopher P. Lynch; supervised by Steve Hambric)

Simulation of Miniature Loudspeaker in Mobile Devices Using Equivalent Circuit and Finite Element Method

(M.Eng. Paper by Leonardo Kusumo; supervised by Steven Garrett)

Structural Dynamic Responses in the Mid Frequency Range

(M.Eng. Paper by Edward L. Chase; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Characterization of Air-Moving Devices for Space Flight Hardware Using Improved Test Methods

(M.Eng. Paper by Nathan J. Burnside; supervised by Timothy Brungart)

The Impact of Subsonic Twin Jets on Airport Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by Richard F. Bozak; supervised by Dennis K. McLaughlin)

Assessing Model Uncertainties for Joint Inversions of Seismological Data Using a Genetic Algorithm in West Antarctica

(M.Eng. Paper by Pricilla D. Brownlow; supervised by Andrew Nyblade)

Near-Field Beamforming Using a Linear Array in Deep and Shallow Water

(M.Eng. Paper by Brian Fowler; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Ultrasonic Guided Wave Bondline Evaluation of Thick Metallic Structures with Viscoelastic Coatings and the Demonstration of a Novel Mode Sweep Technique

(Ph.D. Thesis by Jason Bostron; supervised by Joseph Rose)

Finite-Difference Time-Domain Modeling of Low-Amplitude Sonic Boom Diffraction Around Building Structures

(Ph.D. Thesis by Sang-Ik T. Cho; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Thermal Noise in Condenser Microphone Back Volumes

(M.S. Thesis by Benjamin Russo; supervised by Stephen Thompson)

Experimental Determination of the Distributed Dynamic Coefficients for a Hydrodynamic Fluid Film Bearing

(Ph.D. Thesis by John Harrison Gyurko; co-supervised by Steve Hambric and Karl Reichard)

Multilayer Transfer Matrix Characterization of Complex Materials with Scanning Acoustics Microscopy

(M.S. Thesis by Jeon Nyeon Kim; supervised by Richard Tutwiler)

Traditional and Angle-Dependent Characterization of Penn State's Panel Transmission Loss Suite

(M.S. Thesis by Paul Bauch; supervised by Steve Hambric)

Variation in Low-Frequency Underwater Ambient Sound Level Estimates Based on Different Temporal Units of Analysis

(M.S. Thesis by Russell Hawkins; supervised by Jennifer Miksis-Olds)

A Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization Approach to Procedural Noise Mitigation for Near-Ground Aircraft

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew Christian supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Sonic Boom Propagation Using Weno Finite Difference Schemes

(M.Eng. Paper by Harshal Prakash Patankar; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Vibration-Based Sensor Design to Detect Lubrication Levels Contained within Differential Gear Housings

(M.S. Thesis by Stephen M. Wells; supervised by Karl Reichard)

Self-Powered Thermoacoustic Sensor for In-Pile Nuclear Reactor Monitoring

(M.S. Thesis by Randall Ali; supervised by Steven Garrett)

**2012**

Using the Green's Function Parabolic Equation Method to Predict Sound Propagation Outdoors in the Presence of Weather and Complex Terrain

(M.S. Thesis by Whitney L. Coyle; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Study of Ambient Noise in the South Tongue of the Ocean and Characteristics that Shape Its Signatures

(M.Eng. Paper by Sharon Collins; supervised by Dean Capone)

Vehicle Interior Noise Simulation: The Future State of Noise and Vibration Prototyping

(M.Eng. Paper by Evelyn A. Breznik; supervised by Daniel Russell)

A Lumped Element Model for an Inline Thermoacoustic Chiller

(M.S. Thesis by Eric Mitchell; supervised by Steven Garrett)

Acoustic Cavitation Localization in Reverberant Environments

(M.S. Thesis by Samuel Anderson; supervised by Dean Capone)

Acoustics Echo Path Study

(M.Eng. Paper by Gim Peing; supervised by Daniel Russell)

A Root Cause Analysis for Elevator Governor False Trips

(M.S. Thesis by Daniel Young; supervised by John Fahnline)

The Effects of Meteorology on the Effectiveness of Noise Barriers

(M.Eng. Paper by Dayna Sherwood; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Design Considerations for a Passive Sonar Intelligent Agent

(M.Eng. Paper by Sushma Chandran; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

A Case for Selecting Equivalent A-Weighted Energy as a Damage Risk Criteria for Impulsive Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by William James Murphy; supervised by Daniel Russell)

Excursion Effects of Mutual Impedance Coupling Between Closely-Spaced Loudspeakers: Theory and Measurement

(M.Eng. Paper by Richard D. Herr; supervised by Thomas Gabrielson)

Dynamic Stabilization of the Rayleigh-Benard Instability in Rectangular enclosures: A Computational Approach

(Ph.D. Thesis by Randy Carbo; supervised by Steven Garrett)

**2011**

Experimental Investigation of a Thermoacoustic-Stirling Engine Electric Generator with Gedeon Streaming Suppression

(M.S. Thesis by Douglas A. Wilcox Jr.; supervised by R. Keolian)

Plane Wave Seabed Reflection and Geoacoustic Inversion

(M.Eng. Paper by Sarah L. Crothers; supervised by Charles Holland)

Data Measurement Analysis of Auroral Infrasonic Waves

(M.Eng. Paper by Christina L. Pisel; supervised by Thomas Gabrielson)

High Coupling D32 Mode Cymbal Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Timothy Stonelake; supervised by Richard Meyer)

Unsteady Lift of Thick Airfoils in Incompressible Turbulent Flow

(Ph.D. Thesis by Peter D. Lysak; supervised by Dean Capone)

Low Frequency Acoustic Propagation in a Shallow Water Environment in the Presence of Substantial Water Column Blockage

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael L. Zucker; supervised by David Bradley)

Vibration and Damping of Hydrofoils in Uniform Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Marc Reese; supervised by Stephen Hambric)

Model-Based Recursive Bayesian State Estimation for Single Hydrophone Passive Sonar Localization

(Ph.D. Thesis by Colin W. Jemmott; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

A Comparison of Various Models Predicting the Attenuation of Sound by Bubbles

(M.Eng. Paper by Christopher Applegate; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Numerical Propagation of Aircraft En-Route Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Kieran Poulain; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Human Response to low-Amplitude Sonic Booms

(Ph.D. Thesis by Denise Miller; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Computer Modeling for Acoustics with Case Study

(M.Eng. Paper by Kurtis David Dallinga; supervised by David Swanson)

Review of Radiated Noise Criteria for Fisheries Research Vessels

(M.Eng. Paper by Glenn M. Eckenrode; supervised by D. Christopher Barber)

Validation of FEA Damped Model and Optimization on Damping Part Geometry

(M.Eng. Paper by David Gries; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Characterization of the Center for Acoustics and Vibration (CAV) Reverberation Chamber

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew Orr; supervised by Steven Hambric)

Modeling Specular Reflections and Post Boom Noise to Augment Synthesized Outdoor Sonic Boom Signatures

(M.S. Thesis by Amanda B. Lind; supervised by Victor Sparrow)

Enhanced Propagation Modeling of Directional Aviation Noise: A Hybrid Parabolic Equation-Fast Field Program Method

(Ph.D. Thesis by Joyce Rosenbaum; co-supervised by Anthony Atchley and Victor Sparrow)

The Effects of Geometry and Adjacent Regenerators on Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers in Oscillating Flows

(Ph.D. Thesis by John Brady; supervised by Robert Keolian)

A Design Approach for a Configurable High-Power Magnetostrictive Drive Made from Iron-Gallium Alloy (Galfenol)

(Ph.D. Thesis by Scott P. Porter; supervised by Stephen Thompson and Richard Meyer, Jr.)

Determination of Internal Pipe Acoustic Pressure Using External Accelerometers

(M.S. Thesis by Alexandria R. Salton; supervised by Dean Capone)

Low-Wavenumber Turbulent Boundary Layer Wall-Pressure Measurements from Vibration Data over Smooth and Rough Surfaces in Pipe Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Neal D. Evans; supervised by Dean Capone)

Investigation of a Balanced-Armature Transducer for Vibrational Energy Harvesting

(M.S. Thesis by Nikolas T. Vitt; supervised by Stephen C. Thompson)

**2010**

Model-Based Recursive Bayesian State Estimation for Single Hydrophone Passive Sonar Localization

(Ph.D. Thesis by Colin W. Jemmott; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Development of Supersonic Intensity in Reverberant Environments (SIRE) with Applications in Underwater Acoustics

(Ph.D. Thesis by Andrew R. Barnard; supervisor Stephen Hambric)

An Optimal Gear Design Method for Minimization of Transmission Error and Vibration Excitation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Cameron Reagor; supervised by William Mark)

Vibration and Damping of Hydrofoils in Uniform Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Marc Reese; supervised by Stephen Hambric)

The Acoustics of Piano String Vibration

(M.Eng. Paper by Matthew Blaisse, supervisor Dean Capone)

Simple Jet Noise Reduction Methods: Chevrons and Beveled Nozzles

(M.Eng. Paper by Caroline J. Cooper; supervised by Philip J. Morris)

Comparison of US Government Roadway Traffic Noise Projection Techniques with Case Study

(M.Eng. Paper by Margot Felicia Hildegard Fischli Dallinga; supervisor Victor W. Sparrow)

Estimating and Modeling the Bubble Population Resulting from an Underwater Explosion by Inversion of Acoustic Attenuation Measurements

(M.S. Thesis by Fred Dryden Holt IV; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

An Overview of Rotorcraft Blade Vortex Interaction (BVI) Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by Bryan Mayrides; supervised by Philip J. Morris)

Effects of Propagating Internal Waves on Shallow-Water Acoustic Propagation During the Transverse Acoustic Variability Experiment of 2008

(M.S. Thesis by Chad M. Smith; supervised by David Bradley)

A Preliminary Investigation of the Utilization of a Balanced-Armature Transducer as an Energy-Harvesting Device

(M.Eng. Paper by Holly Smith; supervised by Stephen Thompson)

Ultrasonic Guided Wave Inspection Potential for Complex Structures

(M.Eng. Paper by David Zartman; supervised by Joseph Rose)

Transient Structural Analyses Using Frequency-Domain Computations and Fouriert Transform Techniques

(M.S. Thesis by Daniel J. Turkosz; supervised by John B. Fahnline)

The Acoustic Environment of Diesel-Electric Locomotive Cabs

(M.Eng. Paper by Jason C. Ross.P.E.; supervised by David C. Swanson)

A Theoretical Comparison ofSound Transmission Losses of PC Case Panels Using Statictical Energy Analysis

(M.Eng. Paper by Jon F. Kull; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Comparison of Acoustic Systems for Accurate Estimation of Fish Abundance

(M.Eng. Paper by Diana Alexandra Iona; supervised by Jennifer Mikis-Olds)

Noise Projection Techniques with Case Study

(M.Eng. Paper by Margot Felicia Hildegard Fischli Dallinga; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Comparison of Acoustic Systems for Accurate Estimation of Fish Abundance

(M.S. Thesis by Diana Ioan; supervisor Jennifer L. Miksis-Olds)

**2009**

The Effects of Near Surface Shallow Water Sound Velocity Profile

(M.Eng. Paper by Charles W. Brooks; supervised by Russell C. Burkhardt)

Adaptive Noise Cancellation for X-Ray Tube Roller-Element Bearing Fault Signal Analysis

(M.Eng. Paper by Ian S. Hunt; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

A Wave Superposition Method Formulated in Digital Acoustic Space

(Ph.D. Thesis by Yong-Sin Hwang; supervised by Gary H. Koopman and Victor W. Sparrow)

Synthetic Aperture Sonar Image Statistics

(Ph.D. Thesis by Shawn F. Johnson; supervised by Anthony P. Lyons)

Effects of Boundary Variability on the Statistics of Received Signal Parameters

(M.S. Thesis by Jeremy M. Joseph; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Structure-Borne Source Scaling and its Application in Statistical Energy Analysis Modeling

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael C. Lang; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

High Amplitude Loudspeaker Testing: Collection of Prognostic Health Monitoring Data for Elecro-Mechanical Actuators

(M.Eng. Paper by Scott D. Laurin; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

Infrasonic Pistonphone Calibration

(Ph.D. Thesis by Timothy M. Marston; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrelson)

Measuring Voice Coil Fatigue in Micro Loudspeakers

(M.Eng. Paper by Eric S. Penrod; supervised by Martin W. Trethewey)

Use of Multi-Input Single-Output Methods to Improve Measurement Reliability for Road Noise in Automobiles

(M.Eng. Paper by Robert J. Schubert; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

Review of Vertical Water-Source Heat Pump Noise and Vibration Criteria, Sources and Control for Mid and High-Rise Residential Buildings

(M.Eng. Paper by Mary K. Su; supervised by David C. Swanson)

De-Reverberation and Echo Removal by Signal Processing

(M.Eng. Paper by Robert A. Williams; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Optimized Constraints for the Linearized Geoacoustic Inverse Problem

(Ph.D. Thesis by Megan Sue Ballard; supervised by Kyle Becker)

Low Wavenumber Turbine Boundary Layer Wall Pressure and Shear Stress Measurements from Vibration Data on a Cylinder in Pipe Flow

(Ph.D. Thesis by William Bonness; supervised by Dean Capone)

Individual Killer Whale Vocal Variation During Intra-group Behavioral Dynamics

(Ph.D. Thesis by Dawn Grebner; supervised by David Bradley)

Investigation of Laser Doppler Anemometer in Developing a Velocity-Based Measurement Technique

(Ph.D. Thesis by Ki-Won Jung; supervised by Anthony Atchley)

**2008**

Directivity and Spectral Source Noise Characterization of Commercial Aircraft During Landing with Thrust Reverser Engagement

(M.S. Thesis by Bradley Mark Dunkin; supervised by Anthony Atchley)

Atmospheric Effects on Voice Command Intelligibility from Acoustic Hail and Warning

(M.S. Thesis by Jason H. Bostron; supervised by Timothy A. Brungart and Timothy E. McDevitt)

C-4 Explosion Characterization and Common Transducer Analysis Through Application of Digital Corrections for Condenser Microphones

(M.S. Thesis by Paul S. Burkhalter; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow and Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Rotorcraft Interior Noise Validation Using Statistical Energy Analysis

(M.Eng. Paper by Donald J. Butts; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Isolette Acoustical Design

(M.Eng. Paper by Travis J. Davis; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Passive Acoustic Localization of Subsonic and Supersonic Projectiles Using a Distributed Array of Microphones

(M.Eng. Paper by Douglas D. Dougherty; Russell C. Burkhardt)

Numerical Simulations of Acoustics Problems Using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method

(Ph.D. Thesis by Amanda D. Hanford; supervised by Lyle N. Long)

Forward Scatter Object Detection Using Intensity Processing

(M.Eng. Paper by John H. Joseph; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Acoustical Banner Absorption Coefficients: Laboratory Testing of In-Situ Installation

(M.Eng. Paper by Amanda L. Kachur; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Factors that Influence the Lock-In of Flow Instabilities with Structural-Acoustic Systems

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kristin Lai-Fook Cody; supervised by Stepehn A. Hambric)

Sonic Boom Postprocessing Functions to Simulate Atmospheric Turbulence Effects

(Ph.D. Thesis by Lance L. Locey; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Sonar Detection of a Rigid Sphere in Water

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael S. Lotito; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Measurements on Galfenol Material and Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Ryan S. Scott; supervised by Richard J. Meyer, Jr.)

Dynamic Considerations for Composite Metal-Rubber Laminate Acoustic Power Coupling Bellows with Application to Thermoacoustic Refrigeration

(Ph.D. Thesis by Robert W. Smith; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Notes on Acoustics for Undergraduates

(M.Eng. Paper by Ryan B. terMeulen; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Localization of Low Frequency Sounds

(M.Eng. Paper by Greg J. Zastoupil; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

**2007**

The Estimated Signal Parameter Detector: Incorporating Acoustic Variability into the Signal Processing to Detect Stochastic Signals Based on the Received Statistics

(M.S. Thesis by Jeffrey A. Ballard; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

End-Element Anomalies in Medical Ultrasonic Transducer Arrays

(M.S. Thesis by Christopher J. Beers; supervised by Nadine B. Smith)

Ultrasonic Measurements of Liquids using Pulsed and Continuous Wave Methods

(M.Eng. Paper by Neil W. Bostrom; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Review of Noise Produced by Rotating Stall in Centrifugal Pumps

(M.Eng. Paper by Glenn N. Clark; supervised by Dean E. Capone)

Localization of Sounds in Reverberant Enclosures: Influence of Signal Duration

(M.Eng. Paper by Fernando Marcos del Solar Dorrego; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Nonlinear Material Structural Dynamics

(M.Eng. Paper by Brian W. Donald; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Single-Point Nonlinearity Indicators for the Propagation of High-Amplitude Acoustic Signals

(Ph.D. Thesis by Lauren E. Falco; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

The Cepstrum as a Technique for Detecting Broadband Signals in Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by Ricky M. Fillhart; supervised by Russell C. Burkhardt)

Investigation of Automobile Fuel Pump Tones and Fuel Tank Modal Response

(M.Eng. Paper by Daniel J. Gorsich; supervised by Dean E. Capone)

Dosimetry for Recreational Listening Devices: A Framework Model for Estimation of Sound Pressure Level

(M.Eng. Paper by Scott C. Grinker; supervised by Donald C. Barber)

Discrete-Frequency and Broadband Noise Radiation from Diesel Engine Cooling Fans

(Ph.D. Thesis by Geon-Seok Kim; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle and Timothy A. Brungart)

A System to Record Courtship Songs of the Fruit Fly, Drosophila Melanogaster

(M.Eng. Paper by Kaolin A. Kinsey; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Introduction to Two-Way Loudspeaker Systems and Components

(M.Eng. Paper by John S. Krueger; supervised by Donald C. Barber)

Eddies and Ring Currents in the Open Ocean

(M.Eng. Paper by Mark Labrecque; supervised by David L. Bradley)

The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business Building Acoustic Renovation

(M.Eng. Paper by Kent Lau; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Gear System Resonance and Vibratory Response The Comparison and Explanation of Derivation Methods

(M.Eng. Paper by Kimberly A. Lefkowitz; supervised by William D. Mark)

Alternate Approach of Using Spectral Decomposition for the Identification of Structural Resonant Regions

(M.Eng. Paper by Steven M. Mankevich; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Localization Accuracy Sensitivity to Temporal Variations in the Sound Velocity Profile

(M.Eng. Paper by Laura J. Martel; supervised by Anthony P. Lyons)

An Investigation of Flexural Wave Energy Flow Sensitivity to Crack Damage in Thin Beams

(M.S. Thesis by Randall T. May; supervised by Karl M. Reichard and Stephen C. Conlon)

Applied Investigation into HVAC Duct End Reflection

(M.Eng. Paper by Emanuel Mouratidis; supervised by Dean E. Capone)

Simulation of Binaural Recordings for Critical Listening

(M.S. Thesis by Karl F. Mueller; supervised by Robert M. Keolian)

A Laboratory Assessment of Noise Annoyance Due to Low-Frequency Aircraft Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Matthew L. Nickerson; supervised by Thoms B. Gabrielson)

Development of a Muffler Predictive Code and Application to the Design of a Muffler

(M.Eng. Paper by Paul J. Pedersen; supervised by David C. Swanson)

On the Exploration of Nanoscale Acoustic Structures

(M.S. Thesis by Kevin R. Richardson; supervised by Stephen J. Fonash)

Optimization of a Plate of a Cast Aluminum Engine Cover for Minimum Radiated Sound Power

(M.Eng. Paper by Mark F. Rudnicki; supervised by Dean E. Capone)

An Application of the Finite Element Analysis Method to the Structural Vibration of Small Plastic Loudspeaker Enclosures

(M.Eng. Paper by Andre Schevciw; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Aircraft Noise Simulation

(M.Eng. Paper by Troy Schultz; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Thermal Effects in High Power High Duty Cycle Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Michael R. Thibeault; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Acoustical Modelling of Aero-Engine Combustor System

(M.Eng. Paper by Man-Chun Tse; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Measured Greenâ€™s Functions in a Capped Cylindrical Shell

(M.Eng. Paper by Joel R. Tuss; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

String Design in the Modern Mechano-Acoustic Piano and Longitudinal Wave Mode Tuning

(M.Eng. Paper by David R. Wade; supervised by Richard L. Tutwiler)

**2006**

Using Fluid Velocity in Lieu of Impeller Speed for Dimensional Analysis and a Method for Estimating Fluidborne Noise Due to Flow Turbulence within Centrifugal Pumps

(M.Eng. Paper by Joselito D. Argarin; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Grating Lobe Reduction in Transducer Arrays through Structural Filtering of Supercritical Plates

(Ph.D. Thesis by Brian E. Anderson; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Analysis of Audio Transducers Using Bond Graphs

(M.Eng. Paper by Benjamin I. Bachrach; supervised by Richard L. Tutwiler)

Determining Optimum Locations for Loudspeaker Placement in Home Theater Systems

(M.Eng. Paper by Aditya G. Balani; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Analysis of Electromagnetic Electric Guitar Pickups

(M.Eng. Paper by Fanuel T. Ban; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Investigation of Powertrain Vibration Signatures

(M.Eng. Paper by William S. Bederaux-Cayne; supervised by Martin W. Trethewey)

Methods for Determining an Effective Hydraulic Radius for Complex Geometry Porous Materials

(M.S. Thesis by Linde Clark; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Crust and Upper Mantle Structure of West Antarctica from a Sparse Seismic Array

(Ph.D. Thesis by Tongjun Cho; supervised by Sridhar Anandakrishnan)

Long Time Constant Piezoelectric Force Sensors

(M.S. Thesis by Aaron M. Foulk; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

An Experimental Investigation of the Structural Wave Scattering Due to Impedance Discontinuities on a Cylindrical Structure

(M.Eng. Paper by Ryan J. Glotzbecker; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Analysis of Solid-State Transducers

(M.Eng. Paper by Thomas Gmeiner; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Characterization of the Free Vibration Response of a Fluid-Filled Cylindrical Enclosure

(M.Eng. Paper by Lance B. Goddard; supervised by John B. Fahnline)

Prediction of Sound Radiation from Lightly Damped Cylindrical Shells Using an Integrated FEM/BEM Approach

(M.Eng. Paper by Andrew J. Graybill; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Vibration and Rattle Community Impact Due to Low Frequency Aircraft Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Erin M. Horan; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Performance of an Acoustical Gas Analyzer as a Biohydrogen Detector

(M.S. Thesis by Miguel A. Horta; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Design, Development, and Evaluation of Focused Ultrasound Arrays for Transesophageal Cardiac Ablations

(Ph.D. Thesis by Hotaik Lee; supervised by Nadine B. Smith)

Adjustable Acoustics at The Illinois State University Performing Arts Center

(M.Eng. Paper by Russell E. Lewis; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Nonlinear Propagation of High-Frequency Energy from Blast Waves as it Pertains to Bat Hearing

(Ph.D. Thesis by Alexandra Loubeau; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

The Effect of Ocean Variability on Acoustic Variability: Tilt and Spice

(M.S. Thesis by Joy E. Lyons; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Diffraction Correction and Low-Frequency Response Extension for Condenser Microphones

(M.S. Thesis by Timothy M. Marston; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Acoustic Intensity Methods and Their Applications to Vector Sensor Use and Design

(Ph.D. Thesis by Nathan K. Naluai; supevised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Aero-Acoustic Noise Generation of a Lawnmower Deck

(M.Eng. Paper by Christopher A. Peak; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Information Theoretic Approaches to Machinery Health Monitoring

(M.S. Thesis by Bryon J. Rattmann; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

Characterization and Modeling of Elastomeric Isolation Mounts Using Measured Response Data

(M.Eng. Paper by Christopher J. Rock; supervised by Martin W. Trethewey)

Assessing the Accuracy of Measuring Sound Intensity and Sound Power with an Automated Moving Probe

(M.Eng. Paper by Randall T. Rozema; supervised by Gary H. Koopmann)

Subjective Response to Low-Frequency Aircraft Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Peter J. Shapiro; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

The Effect of Topology on the Dynamical Behavior of Oscillator Networks

(Ph.D. Thesis by Daniel P. Valente; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Acoustic Propagation through Bubble Clouds

(Ph.D. Thesis by Thomas C. Weber; supervised by Anthony P. Lyons)

Numerical Simulation of Multi-Dimensional Acoustic Propagation in Air Including the Effects of Molecular Relaxation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Mark S. Wochner; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

**2005**

Predicting Turbulent Boundary Layer Wall Pressure Fluctuations in Adverse Pressure Gradients

(M.Eng. Paper by Frank J. Aldrich; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Damage Detection of Polymer Insulators Using Vibration Response

(M.Eng. Paper by Peter B. Allen; supervised by Marty W. Trethewey)

An Experimental Approach for Fault Detection in Swing-Type Check Valves

(M.S. Thesis by Jeffrey A. Bracken; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

Acoustic Beamforming Using Vector Sensors Near a Baffle

(M.Eng. Paper by Thomas G. Cehelnik; supervised by Russell C. Burkhardt)

Inline Structural Acoustical Silencers in Air-Filled Ducts

(M.Eng. Paper by Wade Conklin; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

An Investigation into Lossless Sensor Fusion for Detection

(M.Eng. Paper by Elizabeth R. Cosharek; supervised by Michael J. Roan)

Scintillation Index of High Frequency Acoustic Signals Forward-Scattered by the Ocean Surface

(M.S. Thesis by Benjamin Cotté; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Considerations for Optimization of 1-3 Piezocomposites for Increased Drive, Sonar Transmit Applications

(M.Eng. Paper by Barry J. Doust; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Measurement Uncertainty in Random Incidence Sound Absorption Testing

(M.Eng. Paper by Russell L. Edwards; supervised by Timothy A. Brungart)

Auralized Discrete Reflections in Speech and Music

(M.Eng. Paper by Adam R. Foxwell; supervised by Dean E. Capone)

Prediction of Nonlinear Jet Noise Propagation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kent L. Gee; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

The Diffraction Correction for Small Microphones and its Effect on the Measurement of High Frequency, High Amplitude Acoustic Pulses

(M.S. Thesis by Catelyn M. Gifford; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Blind Deconvolution of a Dynamic Noisy Channel Using Model-Based Signal Processing Techniques

(Ph. D. Thesis by Mark R. Gramann; supervised by Michael J. Roan)

Low-Frequency Commercial Aircraft Noise Characterization During Start of Takeoff Roll and Thrust Reverser

(M.S. Thesis by Rémy M. Gutierrez; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley and Kathleen K. Hodgdon))

Techniques in Piezoelectric Transducer Health Monitoring

(M.S. Thesis by Eli M. Hughes; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

A Comparison of the Normal Tolerance Limit and Bootstrap Methods with Application to Spacecraft Acoustic Environments

(M.Eng. Paper by William O. Hughes; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Managing Uncertainties in Acoustic Simulation and Variability in Acoustic Performance of Elevators

(M.Eng. Paper by Vijay Jayachandran; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Characterization of Porous Material Used for Thermoacoustic Devices

(Ph.D. Thesis by Jin Liu; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Rectangular Cymbal Arrays for Ultrasonic Transdermal Insulin Delivery

(M.S. Thesis by Joseph Luis; supervised by Nadine B.Smith)

Fluids and Combustion Facility: Combustion Integrated Rack Modal Model Correlation

(M.Eng. Paper by Mark E. McNelis; supervised by Marty W. Trethewey)

Determination of Shell-Radiated Noise of an Automotive Engine Air Intake System Using Numerical and Experimental Techniques

(M.Eng. Paper by David J. Moenssen: supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

An Investigative Approach to the Understanding and Reduction of Powertrain-Related Whine Noise in Automotive Vehicles

(M.Eng. Paper by Ronald J. Perri; supervised by William D. Mark)

Virtual Acoustic Source Synthesis via Wavenumber Space-Time Signal Processing

(M.S. Thesis by Steven S. Smith; supervised by David C. Swanson)

An Evaluation of Friction and Impact Induced Acoustic Behavior of Selected Automotive Materials

(M.Eng. Paper by Martin A. Trapp; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley and Kathleen K. Hodgdon)

Analysis of the Effective Coupling Coefficient of a Terfenol-D Tonpilz Transducer

(M.S. Thesis by Marvin Velazquez; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Modalities for the Optimization of Ultrasound Transmission Through the Human Skull

(Ph.D. Thesis by Phillip J. White; supervised by Nadine B. Smith)

An Experimental Technique for Mapping the Acoustic Mode-Shapes of an Air-Filled Cavity

(M.Eng. Paper by Tom L. Zobrist; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

**2004**

Nonlinear Acoustic Simulations using an Object-Oriented, Parallel Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method

(M.S. Thesis by Amanda L. Danforth; supervised by Lyle N. Long)

Water Tunnel Acoustic Measurements Using a Time Reversal Mirror

(Ph.D. Thesis by Christopher D. Barber; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

The Design, Construction, and Performance of a High-Frequency, High-Power Thermoacoustic-Stirling Engine

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kevin J. Bastyr; supervised by Robert M. Keolian)

St. Lawrence Blue Whale Vocalizations: Correlation with Temporal, Spatial and Biological Parameters

(Ph.D. Thesis by Catherine L. Berchok; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Theoretical Rotor Noise Computation Methodology and Comparison to Measured Data

(M.Eng. Paper by Bryce A. Docker, supervised by Kenneth S. Brentner)

Acoustic Minor Losses in High Amplitude Resonators with Single Sided Junctions

(Ph.D. Thesis by Andrew J. Doller; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Structural Acoustic Measurements of a Large, Thin-Walled Cylindrical Shell and a Small, Thick-Walled Pipe with a Ninety-Degree Elbow, Under Water Loading

(M.S. Thesis by Benjamin J. Doty; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

An Investigation of Transducer Joints and their Thermal Limitations for High Power, High Duty Cycle Operation

(M.S. Thesis by Jesse T. Gratke; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

A Novel Approach to Dynamic Modeling of Nonlinear Impact Isolation

(M.S. Thesis by Tyrone L. Jones; supervised by David C. Swanson)

The Effect of a Crack or Slot on the Resonance Wavenumbers and Resonance Frequencies of a Vibrating Beam

(Ph.D. Thesis by David G. Kasper; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Diffraction of Sound by Different Barriers on a Rigid Ground Using Sysnoise

(M.Eng.Paper by Ok Kyun J. Lee; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Reduction of Low Frequency Sound Pressure Variability in a Small Enclosure by Use of a Source with Frequency-Independent Radiated Power

(M.S. Thesis by Alexandra Loubeau; supervised by Jiri Tichy)

A Study of Source Modeling Methods Applicable to Directional Impulse Response Auralizations

(Ph.D. Thesis by John R. MacGillivray; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Continuing Developments and Applications of Inertial Type Underwater Acoustic Intensity Probes

(Ph.D. Thesis by James A. McConnell; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

An Evolution of Compact Thermoacoustic Refrigerator Design

(Ph.D. Thesis by Matthew E. Poese; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Time Domain Impedance Modeling of Perforate Liners Including the Effects of Bias and Grazing Flows

(M.Eng. Paper by John W. Premo; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Acoustic Intensity Methods in Classical Scattering

(Ph. D. Thesis by Brian R. Rapids; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

The Effect of Near-Surface Ocean Currents on High-Frequency Underwater Acoustic Signal Intensity

(M. S. Thesis by Rachel A. Romond; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Rayleigh Streaming Simulation Using the Vorticity Transport Equation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Debbie Sastrapradja; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Measurement of Acoustic Streaming in a Standing Wave Using Laser Doppler Anemometry

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael W. Thompson; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Acoustic Lumped-Parameter Designs for Cellular Telephone Microspeaker Enclosures

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael D. Townsend; supervised by William Thompson, Jr.)

Flush Mounted Microphone Installation Effects for Low Speed Flow, High Bandwidth Applications

(M.Eng. Paper by Steven L. Underbrink; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Heat Exchange in Oscillating Flow, with Application to Thermoacoustic Devices that have neither Stack nor Regenerator

(Ph.D. Thesis by Ray S. Wakeland; supervised by Robert M. Keolian)

Effect of Ventilated Gas Cavity on Turbulent Boundary Layer Wall Pressure Fluctuations

(M.S. Thesis by Steve D. Young; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle and Timothy A. Brungart)

**2003**

Measuring Ambient Ocean Bubble Fields Using a Multi-Beam Sonar

M.S. Thesis by Steve G. Adelman; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Low Frequency Underwater Sound Projector Designs and Applications

(M.Eng. Paper by Terence J. Berkley; supervised by William Thompson, Jr.)

Noise Reduction of a Vaneaxial Fan for a Continuous Mining Machine

(M.S. Thesis by Benjamin A. Carter; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Experimental Investigation of the Vibroacoustic Response Characteristics of Rib-Stiffened Panels with Simple and Complex Attachments

(Ph.D. Thesis by Stephen C. Conlon; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Parameter Selection in the Green’s Function Parabolic Equation for Outdoor Sound Propagation Over Varied Terrain

(Ph.D. Thesis by Jennifer L. Cooper; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Structural Intensity in Thin Plates Excited by Distributed Random Fluctuating Pressure Fields

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael J. Daley; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Fluid-Filled Passive Sonar Calibration Spheres: Design, Fabrication and Testing

(M.Eng. Paper by David M.Deveau; supervised by Anthony P. Lyons)

Measurement and Analysis of Blank Tire Tread Vibration and Radiated Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Erin L. Dugan; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Effect of Sample Rate and Effective Number of Bits on Machinery Condition Monitoring Algorithms

(M.S. Thesis by Jason D. Estep; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

The Wavenumber Spectra of Vibrations on a Rib Stiffened Cylinder

(M.Eng. Paper by Sandra L. Gavin; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Air Sound Quality Metric Development and Subjective Correlation

(M.S. Thesis by Kathleen K. Hodgdon; supervised by Russell C. Burkhardt)

Reduction of Low Frequency Sound Pressure Variability in a Small Enclosure by Use of a Source with Frequency-Independent Radiated Power

(M.S. Thesis by Alexandra Loubeau; supervised by Jiri Tichy)

An Examination of the Properties of the Polar Arc Array of Microphones for use in Acoustic Beamforming for Static Jet Engine Noise Tests

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael M. Martinez; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Certifying a Large Reverberation Room for the Measurement of Sound Power Levels of Broad Band Sources Containing Significant Discrete Frequency Components

(M.Eng. Paper by Anthony S. Mason; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

A Supplemental Software Program for the Exposure Smart Hearing Protector

(M.S. Thesis by Edward T. Nykaza; supervised by Thomas A. Frank)

Telepresence with Mobile Robots

(M.Eng. Paper by Rajdeep Pradhan; supervised by Lyle N. Long)

Effect of Ocean Surface Profiles on Near-Surface Steady-State Acoustic Scattering: A Finite Element Analysis

(M.Eng. Paper by Nathaniel Rivera; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Active Control of Spectral Detail Radiated by an Air-Loaded Impacted Membrane

(Ph.D. Thesis by J. Douglas Rollow IV; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Time-Varying Autoregressive Modelling for Nonstationary Acoustic Signal and its Frequency Analysis

(Ph.D. Thesis by Chukiet Sodsri; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Loudness Metrics Applied to Air Conditioning Compressors

(M.Eng. Paper by Miles E. Strand; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley and Kathleen K. Hodgdon)

An Analytic Model for Acoustic Scattering from an Impedance Cylinder Placed Normal to an Impedance Plane

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michelle E. Swearingen; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Optimal Spatial Filtering for Design of a Conformal Velocity Sonar Array

(Ph.D. Thesis by Charles M. Traweek; supervised by Leon H. Sibul)

A Neural Network Algorithm for System Modeling, Global Extrapolation, and Parameter Estimation for Acoustical Data

(Ph.D. Thesis by John P. Velas; supervised by Sabih I. Hayek)

Heat Exchangers in Oscillating Flow, with Application to Thermoacoustic Devices that have Neither Stack nor Regenerator

(Ph.D. Thesis by Ray S. Wakeland; supervised by Robert M. Keolian)

**2002**

Loss and Heat Exchange Evaluation for a Large Thermoacoustic Refrigerator

(M.S. Thesis by Christopher L. Davies; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Upper Mantle Seismic Velocity Structure Beneath the Tanzania Carton, East Africa

(M.S. Thesis by Juliette Florentin; supervised by Andrew A. Nyblade)

Unsteady Forces and Sound Caused by Boundary Layer Turbulence Entering a Turbomachinery Rotor

(Ph.D. Thesis by Joseph R. Gavin; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Method for Non-Invasive Secondary Path Modelling for the Filtered-X LMS Algorithm

(Ph.D. Thesis by Benjamin J. Kim; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Investigation of an Underwater Acoustic Intensity Vector Sensor

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kang Kim; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Sound Radiation of Plates Effects of Stiffening and Curvature

(M.Eng. Paper by Armand A. Luzi; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

An Examination of the Utility of Ultrasonic Force Microscopy for Grain Size Characterization in the Copper Damascene Process

(M.Eng. Paper by Paul R. Moran; supervised by Thomas B. Gabrielson)

Loss Factor Prediction for Folded Beam Waveguide Absorbers using Translational and Rotational Degree of Freedom Frequency Response Function Coupling

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew D. Munro; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Design and Application of a Fluid Control and Measurement System for a Large Thermoacoustic Refrigeration Device

(M.S. Thesis by Nathan K. Naluai; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Cyclic and Radial Variation of Ultrasonic Backscatter from Flowing Porcine Blood

(Ph.D. Thesis by Dong-Guk Paeng; supervised by K. Kirk Shung)

Reliability and Validity of the Fit-Check Test for Measuring Attenuation of Hearing Protectors

(M.S. Thesis by Jessica L. Passis; supervised by Thomas A. Frank)

Shallow Water Ocean Reverberation Data Analysis and Extraction of Seafloor Geo-Acoustic Parameters Below 4KHZ

(Ph.D. Thesis by John R. Preston; supervised by Ralph R. Goodman)

Wall Pressure Fluctuations Beneath Polymer Modified Turbulent Boundary Layers

(M.S. Thesis by Karen R. Shandera; supervised by Timothy A. Brungart)

Modal Tracking for the Estimation of Failure in a Tensioned Band

(M.S. Thesis by John M. Spencer; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Sound Attenuation in a Probe Microphone with Temperature Gradient

(M.Eng. Paper by Bruce J. Tobis; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Localization of Sub-Sea Earthquakes and Underwater Explosions Using Hydroacoustic Reflections and Matched-Field Processing

(M.Eng. Paper by Zachery M.Upton; supervised by Anthony P. Lyons)

Use of the Gear Mesh Vibration Instantaneous Phase Observable for Prognosis of Tooth Bending Fatigue Failure

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael B. Van Dyke; supervised by Karl M. Reichard and David C. Swanson)

The Effects of Stage Configurations in a Recital Hall

(M.S. Thesis by Wonyoung Yang; supervised by Jiri Tichy and Kathleen K. Hodgdon

**2001**

Electrical Biasing of Piezoelectri Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Paul G. Bednarchik; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Sub-Band Modulation in Active Sonar

(M.S. Thesis by Eric R. Boeker; supervised by Dennis W. Ricker)

Numerical Models for the Vibration Response of and Radiation from Micro-Loudspeakers

(M.S. Thesis by Anthony R. Bontomase; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Hybrid Structural Acoustic Modeling

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael V. Cardente; supervised by John B. Fahnline)

Effects of Secondary Source Placement on the Attenuation of Sound Power Radiated by Point Sources in a Free Field

(M.S. Thesis by Jennifer L. Cooper; supervised by Jiri Tichy)

Design Construction and Measurement of a Large Solar Powered Thermoacoustic Cooler

(Ph.D. Thesis by Reh-Lin Chen; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Torsionally-Resonant Toroidal Standing-Wave Resonator

(M.S. Thesis by Scott Diehl; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

An Acoustical Analysis of Infant/Toddler Classrooms in Childcare Centers

(M.S. Thesis by Matthew V. Golden; supervised by Thomas A. Frank)

Characterization of a 10-Kilowatt Linear Motor/Alternator for use in Thermoacoustic Refrigeration

(M.S. Thesis by John F. Heake; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Acoustic Rock Stress Estimation

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael R. Kane; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Effect of the Ocean Environment on the Coherence of Broadband Signals

(M.S. Thesis by Joe G. Keranen; supervised by David L. Bradley)

Simulation of the Parametric Array for Audio Applications

(M.S. Thesis by Wontak Kim; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

A Wideband Characterization of the Acoustic Spreading Function in the Surface Layer of the Atmosphere

(Ph.D. Thesis by Mark P. Mahon; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Vibration Feature Extraction for Smart Sensors

(M.Eng. Paper by Kenneth P. Maynard; supervised by > Martin W. Trethewey and Karl M. Reichard)

Structural Intensity for a Thin, Infinite Length, Cylindrical Shell

(M.Eng. Paper by Derek C. Lang; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

The Effects of Mother Wavelet, Target Aspect Angle and Signal to Noise Ratio on Wavelet Denoising of Actual Target Echoes

(M.Eng. Paper by Rebecca E. Nadel; supervised by Lora G. Weiss)

Transfer Matrix Method and Finite Element Method for Fluid-Filled Pipe System Analysis

(M.S. Thesis by Duk W. Park; supervised by Yun-Fan Hwang)

Range Dependent Random Variations of Sound Velocity Profiles in Littoral Waters: An Investigation

(M.Eng. Paper by Thomas J. Pastore; supervised by David L. Bradley)

An Investigation of Optimal Power Absorption as a Noise Control Technique

(Ph.D. Thesis by Stephen J. Sharp; supervised by Gary H. Koopmann)

Noise Radiation from a Riding Lawnmower

(M.S. Thesis by Christian M. Skinner; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

A Review of Tire Noise Generation Mechanisms and Tire Noise Control U.S. Patent No. 5,865,921

(M.Eng. Paper by Paul Zakelj; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

**2000**

The Effect on Jet Flow Structure and Acoustics of Suspending a Flexible Filament within the Jet

(M.Eng. Paper by Bruce A. Anderson; supervised by >Timothy A. Brungart)

Bubble Entrainment in Liquid Helium

(M.S. Thesis by Antonios Apostolou; supervised by Julian D. Maynard)

Crack Detection in Simple and Complex Beam-Like Structures Using Modal Analysis

(M.S. Thesis by Sevag H. Arzoumanian; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Characterization of Machinery Condition Using Structural Surface Intensity

(M.S. Thesis by Jeffrey C. Banks; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

Wide Bandwidth Hybrid Transducer Transmit Matching

(M.S. Thesis by Eric M. Bienert; supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

Propagation over the Varying Bottom of Dabob Bay Using the Ray Shooting Technique of the Eigenray Model Ratrack

(M.S. Thesis by Judith L. Cerenzia; supervised by Diana F. McCammon)

Response of Non-homogeneous Panels with Complex Attachments to Diffuse Acoustic Loading

(M.S. Thesis by Stephen C. Conlon; supervised by Stephen A. Hambric)

A Survey of Alternative Covariance Matrix Estimators for Use in Acoustic Arrays

(M.Eng. Thesis by Steven N. Harp; supervised by R. Lee Culver)

Two-Dimensional Ultrasound Phased Array for Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

(M.S. Thesis by Janelle L. Helser; supervised by Nadine B. Smith)

Active Control of Sound Transmission Through Partitions Composed of Discretely Controlled Modules

(Ph.D. Thesis by Timothy W. Leishman; supervised by Jiri Tichy)

Acoustic Emissions from Unsteady Transitional Boundary Layer Flow Structures

(Ph.D. Thesis by Richard C. Marboe; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

High Frequency Ultrasound Measurements of the Attenuation and Backscatter from Biological Tissues

(Ph.D. Thesis by Subha Maruvada; supervised by K. Kirk Shung)

Three-Dimensional Modal Response in Coupled Enclosures

(M.S. Thesis by Dorothy A. Najolia; supervised by Anthony A. Atchley)

Sensitivity Analysis of an Estimator-Correlator fot eh Detection of Spread Tartgets with Multiple Discrete Highlights

(Ph.D. Thesis by Roger W. Schwenke; supervised by Leon H. Sibul)

**1999**

Modeling the Unsteady Forces on a Finite-Length Circular Cylinder in Cross-Flow

Ph.D. Thesis by Dean E. Capone; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Efficient Computation of Normal-Mode Underwater Acoustic Propagation at High Frequencies

(M.S. Thesis by Terry J. Deveau; supervised by David L. Bradley)

The Design and Fabrication of a Fiber Optic Flexural Disk Accelerometer

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew J. Doller; supervised by Steven L. Garrett and Karl M. Reichard)

Acoustical Scattering from Atmospheric Turbulence

(M.S. Thesis by Angelina M. Freeman; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

A New Wavelet Basis for the Decomposition of Gear Motion Error Signals and its Application to Gearbox Diagnostics

(M.S. Thesis by Antonio J. Miller; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

A Kalman Filtering Approach to the Wideband Spreading Function Estimation and Updating

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael J. Roan; supervised by Leon H. Sibul)

A Study of Tire/Pavement Interaction Noise Using Nearfield Acoustical Holography

(Ph.D. Thesis by Richard J. Ruhala; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Comparison of Measured and Predicted Sound Radiation from Micro-Loudspeakers

(M.S. Thesis by Jennifer A. Shaw; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Wavelet Parameters for Speech Synthesis

(M.S. Thesis by Brian C. Tuttle; supervised by C.P. Janota)

Lessons From a Thermoacoustics Refrigeration Demonstration Device

(M.S. Thesis by Ray S. Wakeland; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Radiation Mechanisms from Bowed Violins

(Ph.D. Thesis by Lily M. Wang; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Hydrodynamic Lift and Drag Fluctuations of a Sphere

(Ph. D. thesis by Jack Wang; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

**1998**

A Velocity Gradient Underwater Acoustic Intensity Sensor

(M.S. Thesis by Kevin Bastyr; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Sensitivity of Scattering Function Estimates to Physical Parameter Measurement Errors with Applications to the Wavelet Transform Domain Estimator-Correlator

(Ph.D. Thesis by Deborah M. Grove; supervised by Lora G. Weiss)

An Acoustic Interferometer for Measuring Sound Speed Variations in a Turbulent Fluid

(M.S. Thesis by Michael Daley; supervised by Ken Gilbert)

Performance Measurements of the SETAC Thermoacoustic Refrigerator

(M.S. Thesis by Anat Grant; supervised by Steven L. Garrett

Detection of Surface Defects in a Bearing Using Electromagnetic Flux

(M.S. Thesis by Ellen M. Bradley; supervised by David C. Swanson)

The Characterization of Delay Spread Channels Using Cross Correlation Processing

(Ph.D. Thesis by James J. Kisenwether; supervised byDennis W. Ricker)

Measurement and Calculation of Individual Head-Related Transfer Functions Using a Boundary Element Model Including the Measurement and Effect of Skin and Hair Impedance

(Ph.D. Thesis by Brian F. Katz; supervised by Jiri Tichy)

Characterization of Dispersive Material Effects on Spread Spectrum Acoustic Signals

(M.S. Thesis by Daniel G. LaPointe; supervised by Karl M. Reichard and Randy K. Young)

A Development of Various Techniques for Investigating Ray Chaos in Underwater Acoustic Propagation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Martin A. Mazur; supervised by Kenneth E. Gilbert)

Atmospheric Acoustic Propagation: Characterization of Magnitude and Phase Variability

(Ph.D. Thesis by David E. Norris; supervised by Dennis W. Thomson)

Active Minimization of Energy Density in a Three-Dimensional Enclosure

(Ph.D. Thesis by John W. Parkins; supervised by Scott D. Sommerfeldt and Jiri Tichy)

Performance Measurements on a Thermoacoustic Refrigerator Driven at High Amplitudes

(M.S. Thesis by Matthew E. Poese; supervised by Steven L. Garrett)

Effects of Realistic Ocean Features on Sonic Boom Noise Penetration into the Ocean: A Computational Analysis

(Ph.D. Thesis by Judith L. Rochat; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Thin Film Characterization with Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy

(M.Eng. Paper by Phillip J. White; supervised by Julian D. Maynard)

**1997**

Laser-Modulated Phase-Stepping Digital Shearography for the Quantitative Analysis of Structural Vibration

(Ph.D. Thesis by Benjamin A. Bard; supervised by B. R. Tittmann)

In-Depth Analysis of a Stationary, Shallow Water, Temperature Profile

(M.Eng. Paper by Derek K. Burnett; supervised by D.F. McCammon)

Boundary Condition Effects on Turbulent Boundary Layer Wall Pressure Fluctuations

(Ph.D. Thesis by Timothy A. Brungart; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

The Effect of Aircraft Maneuvers on Sonic Boom Noise Penetration Into a Flat Ocean

(M.S. Thesis by Tracie J. Ferguson; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Flow-Induced Sound from Turbulent Boundary Layer Separation Over a Rearward Facing Step

(Ph.D. Thesis by Walter A. Kargurs; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

Inversion of Normal Incidence Backscatter Data from Gaseous Sediments

(M.Eng. Paper by Timothy J. Kulbago; supervised by Kenneth E. Gilbert)

Cyclic Variation of Ultrasonic Backscattering from Porcine Whole Blood Under Pulsatile Flow

(Ph.D. by Yu-Hong Lin; supervised by K. Kirk Shung)

Sensitivity of a Computational Version of the Kirchoff Integral Theorem to Surface Discretization

(M.S. Thesis by John A. Mills III; supervised by D. E. Thomson)

Experimental Methods and Results of Homomorphic Decomposition and Synthesis of Speech

(M.S. Thesis by Michael W. Roeckel; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Sound Localization Simulation via Wavefront Recreation

(M.S. Thesis by Debbie Sastrapradja; supervised by Courtney B. Burroughs)

Properties of Ultrasonic Transducers

(M.Eng. Paper by Marguerite V. Schrupp(Hoefling); supervised by W. Jack Hughes)

The Development of an Active Trim Panel Using Vibrational Error Sensors

(M.S. Thesis by Stephan J. Sharp; supervised by Gary H. Koopman)

Investigation of Mechanisms that Cause Changes to Bottom Reverberation Fluctuation Statistics

(Ph.D. by Linda S. Sheckler (Deliman); supervised by Diana F. McCammon)

Measurement of Flexural Intensity Using a Dual Mode Fiber Optic Sensor

(M.S. Thesis by Bernard J. Sklanka; supervised by Karl M. Reichard)

Normal Mode Theory of Underwater Acoustic Propagation: Derivation and Experimental Results

(M.Eng. Paper by Todd A. Smart; supervised by R.R. Goodman)

A Current-Drive Method for Distortion Reduction in Moving-Coil Loudspeakers

(M.Eng. Paper by Gerald R. Stanley; supervised by David C. Swanson)

Experiments on the Noise Produced by Naturally Occurring Instability Modes in Centrifugal Turbomachinery

(M.S. Thesis by Todd S. Wolownik; supervised by D.K. McLaughlin)

**1996**

The Effect on Beamforming and Sonar Self-Noise of an Unintentional Random Distribution of Phase-Reversed Elements in a Cylindrical Sonar Array

(M.Eng. Paper by Donald C. Barber; supervised by R. L. Culver)

The Focusing Properties of an Acoustic Thin Lens and Zone Plate

(M.Eng. Paper by John R. Craig; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

Computational Technique for Phase Space Analysis of Signals

(M.Eng. Paper by Gordon M. Curran; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Bubble Formation, Movement and Measurement

(M.Eng. Paper by Laurie A. Galvin; supervised by D. F. McCammon)

Analysis of the Sound Field and Energy Requirements of Pressure- and Intensity-Based Active Control Schemes in a Finite Duct with Non-Rigid Sources

(M.S. Thesis by Scott M. Hirsch; supervised by Karl M. Reichard and David C. Swanson)

Flow-Induced Self Noise on Spherical and Cylindrical Sensors

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew R. Jones; supervised by Gerald C. Lauchle)

A Model for Bending Wave Power Measurement Error Resulting from the Presence of Longitudinal Waves

(M.S. Thesis by Kelly Q. Kay; supervised by David C. Swanson)

A Modal Analysis Technique for Observing Precursors to Mechanical Failure

(M.S. Thesis by Douglas P. Koehn, supervised by D. C. Swanson)

Experimental Estimation of Scattering Functions Utilizing the UPF Receiver

(M.S. Thesis by Christopher J. Link; supervised by R. L. Culver)

Active Control of Discrete-Frequency Noise from Small Subsonic Fans

(M.S. Thesis by John R. MacGillivray; supervised by G.C. Lauchle)

Reflection, Radiation, and Coupling of Higher Order Modes at Discontinuities in Finite Length Rigid Walled Rectangular Ducts

(Ph.D. Thesis by Ralph T. Muehleisen; supervised by D. C. Swanson)

Estimates of the Wavenumber-Frequency Spectra for the Non-Homogeneous Streamwise Transition Flow Pressure Field

(M.S. Thesis by Ronald I. Ochsenknecht; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

Multiple-Reference Adaptive Noise Control in Enclosures

M.S. Thesis by Zane M. Rhea; supervised by C. B. Burroughs and S. D. Sommerfeldt)

Elastic Properties of Novel Materials Using PVDF Film and Resonant Acoustic Spectroscopy

(Ph.D. Thesis by Philip S. Spoor; supervised by J. D. Maynard)

Acoustic Intensity Probe Array

(M.S. Thesis by David J. Van Tol; supervised by W. J. Hughes

Matched Field Processing on an Underwater Surveillance Environment: An Overview of Methods and Required Modeling

(M.Eng. Paper by Pierre A. Viens; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

**1995**

Modeling of Bending Waves Using Explicit and Implicit Finite Difference Schemes

(M.Eng. Paper by John J.L. Beard; supervised by V. Sparrow)

Effect of Various Surface Height Distribution Properties on Acoustic Backscattering Statistics

(M.S. Thesis by Kyle M. Becker; supervised by R.L.Culver)

Measurement and Visualization of Instantaneous Power Flow in Steady-state Acoustic Fields

(Ph.D. Thesis by Thomas H. Burns; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr. and Courtney B. Burroughs)

A Superposition Model for the Study of Acoustic Radiation by Finite Length Cylinders

(M.S. Thesis by Mark J. Bregar; supervised by O.H. McDaniel)

Underwater Linear Horn Array Simulator

(M.S. Thesis by Stephen C. Butler; supervised by W.J. Hughes)

A Narrow-Band Investigation of the Seat-Dip Phenomenon

(M.S. Thesis by David A. Greenberg; supervised by C.B. Burroughs)

Performance Criteria for Coherent Interping Reverberation Suppression

(M.Eng. Paper by Douglas J. Grimmett; supervised by R.L. Culver)

An Exact Analysis of Pressure-Based and Energy Density-Based Strategies for Minimizing the Sound Field in an Impedance-Terminated Duct

(M.S. Thesis by Steven R. Grosz; supervised by J. Tichy)

Acoustic Backscattering from Fish: A Tutorial Overview

(M.Eng. Paper by Kevin R. Gustafson; supervised by F.Menotti)

Gender Differences and the Development of the Frequency Importance Functions Using the Articulation Index

(M.S. Thesis by Mary C. Herr; supervised by C.P. Janota)

Calibration and Validation of an Interfacial Acoustic Intensity Probe

(M.S. Thesis by Paul C. Janzen; supervised by G. H. Koopman)

Analysis of High Percision Ball Bearing Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by Thuong K. Mac; supervised by O.H. McDaniel)

Remote Determination of Sound Speed in an Elastic Medium

(M.S. Thesis by Todd A. Matthias; supervised by R.L. Culver)

Estimation of Shallow-Water Backscattering Strength from Sonar Reverberation Data and the Sonar Equation

(M.Eng. Paper by Jason T. Mirise, supervised by R. R. Goodman)

Estimation of Signal Source Level in the Presence of Multipath Using Cepstral Processing Techniques

(M. Eng. Paper by Duane L. Nightingale; supervised by A.D. Stuart)

A Numerical Study of Weak Step Shocks that Focus in Two Dimensions

(Ph.D. Thesis by Andrew A. Piacsek; supervised by A. D. Pierce)

Two Applications of Sound Intensity for Industrial Noise Control Engineering

(M. Eng. Paper by Eugene M. Reindel; supervised by J.S. Lamancusa)

The Theory of Fuzzy Structures and its Application to Waves in Plates and Shells

(Ph.D. Thesis by Daniel A. Russell; supervised by Victor W. Sparrow)

Estimating Acoustic Radiation from a Bernoulli-Euler Beam Using Shaped Polyvinylidene Fluoride Film

(M.S. Thesis by Brian L. Scott; supervised by S.D. Sommerfeldt)

Time-Frequency Processing Methods for Short Term Acoustic Transients

(M. Eng. Paper by Michael W. Slater; supervised by L.H. Sibul)

Fundamentals of Guitar Acoustics

(M. Eng. Paper by John W. Tepper; supervised by S.D. Sommerfeldt)

Application of Skudrzyk's Mean Value Theory Toward Predicting the Vibration of Fluid-Loaded Plates

(M.S. Thesis by Rendell R. Torres; supervised by V.W. Sparrow and A.D. Stuart)

Practical Considerations in Focused Array Design for Passive Broad-Band Source Mapping Applications

(M. Eng. Paper by James R. Underbrink; supervised by R.L. Culver)

Kaneohe Acoustic Thermometer Interpreted with the Meandering of a Modelled Subtropical Front

(M.S. Thesis by Michael J. Zelman; supervised by J.L. Spiesberger)

**1994**

Eigenvalue Tests and Distributions for Small Sample Order Determination for Complex Wishart Matrices

(Ph.D. Thesis by Curtis I. Caldwell; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

Time Averaged Pressure Distribution Calculations for Finite Amplitude Standing Waves

(M.S. Thesis by Reh-Lin Chen; supervised by V.W. Sparrow)

Design and Analysis of a Cylindrical Nearfield Calibration Array

(M.S. Thesis by Philip A. Ferlino; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

Ensemble Averaging Experiments to Measure the Directivity of Centrifugal Turbomachinery

(M.Eng. Paper by Matthew L. Hettenhouse; supervised by D. K. McLaughlin)

A Feasibility Study for Actively Controlling the Radiated Acoustic Power of a 345/115 KV Autotransformer

(M.S. Thesis by Bruce M. Jagolinzer; supervised by G. H. Koopmann)

Determination of Phase Modulating Function from a Power Spectrum Definition

(M.S. Thesis by David G. Kasper; supervised by C.L. Ackerman)

Extension to the Image Method Model of Sound Propagation in a Room

(Ph.D. Thesis by Paul S. Kovitz; supervised by D. C. Swanson)

A Wavelet Model for Vocalic Speech Coarticulation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Robert C. Lange; supervised by C. P. Janota)

Dispersion Relations for Waves on Fluid-Loaded Elastic Hollow Cylinders and Cylindrical Shells

(Ph.D. Thesis by Martin G. Manley; supervised by A. D. Pierce)

Wave Phenomena on Fluid-Loaded Cylindrical Shells

(Ph.D. Thesis by Steve L. Means; supervised by A. D. Pierce)

The Effects of Fuzzy Attachments on Compressional and Shear Waves in a Plate

(M.S. Thesis by Judy Rochat; supervised by V.W. Sparrow)

Advanced Time-Frequency Analysis: Theory and Application to Machinery Condition Assessment

(M.Eng. Paper by Robert A. Rohrbaugh; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

Lattice Gas Models for Sound Propagation Simulation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Yasushi Sudo; supervised by V. W. Sparrow)

An Alias Reduction Technique in Digital Signal Processing with no Transition Band

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael W. Yargus; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

**1993**

A Review of Electroacoustic Transducer Calibration Methods in Anechoic Water Tanks

(M.Eng. Paper by Lisa L. Arrieta; supervised by W. Hughes and R. Kerlin)

A Method for Predicting Noise Reduction from a Vibrating Plate Using Modal Analysis and a Point Source Acoustic Model

(M.S. Thesis by Daniel L. Battazzo; supervised by O.H. McDaniel)

Calculation of Turbulent Boundary Layer Wall Pressure

(M.S. Thesis by Dean Capone; supervised by G.C. Lauchle)

Calibration and Application of a High Frequency Parametric Array

(M.S. Thesis by Brain L. Davies; supervised by R.L. Culver)

Acoustic Power and Velocimetry Measurements: An Analysis of Systematic Quantization Errors

(M.Eng. Paper by Philip M. Devan; supervised by L. Sibul)

The Generalized Inverse Source Method for the Computation of Acoustic Fields

(Ph.D. Thesis by John B. Fahnline; supervised by G. Koopmann)

Automotive Alternator Ventilation Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Dean M. Frederick; supervised by G. Lauchle)

State Space Coupling of Acoustic (Boundary Element) and Structural (Finite Element) Models for Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis

(Ph.D. Thesis by Jeffery A. Giordano; supervised by G. Koopmann)

Uncertainty Product Scattering Function Estimation

(M.S. Thesis by Micheal J. Gustafson; supervised by D.W. Ricker)

Simulation of Correlated Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by Celeste Z. Hansel; supervised by A.D. Stuart)

Experimental Studies of Uncertainties in Calculated Dimensions for Two Dynamical Systems; The Lorenz Model and Atmospherically Propagated Tones

(M.S. Thesis by Scott D. Hansen; supervised by D. W. Thomson)

Visualization of Particle Interaction and Agglomeration in an Acoustic Field

(Ph.D. Thesis by Thomas L. Hoffmann; supervised by G. Koopmann)

A Two-Stage Position Estimator Used as a Kalman Filter

(M.Eng. Paper by Dianne L. Hutchins; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Micrometeorological Effects on Acoustic Line of Sight Signal Propagation

(M.S. Thesis by Edward R. Maniet, Jr.; supervised by D. W. Thomson)

Probability Density Functions on Source Locations Parameterized by Range and Bearing

(M.S. Thesis by Stephen D. Martin; supervised by Dr. J. Dzielski)

Physical Theory of Narrow-Band Sounds Associated with Intracranial Aneurysms

(Ph.D. Thesis by T. Douglas Mast; supervised by A.D. Pierce)

The Effect of Body Geometry on the Flow Noise of Cylinders in Cross Flow

(Ph.D. Thesis by James F. McEachern; supervised by G.C. Lauchle)

Acoustic Intensity Measurements In the Presence of Low Mach Number Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Toby D. McNeal; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

A Review of Signal Detection Using the Bispectrum with Applications in Underwater Acoustics

(M.Eng. Paper by Gary L. Morella; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Statistical Characteristics of Bistatic Surface Scatter and Mean Bistatic Surface Scattering Strengths

(Ph.D. Thesis by Peter D. Neumann; supervised by R. L. Culver)

An Analytic Model for the Resonant Vibrations of Rectangular Plates of Variable Curvature and Thickness

(M.S. Thesis by Mashiko Okajima; supervised by C. Burroughs)

Conditional Probability Density Functions Arising in Bearing Estimation

(M.S. Thesis by Michael J. Roan; supervised by J. E. Dzielski)

Vibration Response of and Propagation in Fluid-Loaded Finite Plates

(M.Eng. Paper by Donald E. Smith; supervised by C. B. Burroughs)

Wideband Inverse Scattering and Wideband Deconvolution of Acoustic Signals Using Wavelet Transforms

(Ph.D. Thesis by Lora G. Weiss; supervised by L. Sibul and R. Young)

Computer Modeling of Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Michael J. Zipparo; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

**1992**

Robust Adaptive Processing for Application to Underwater Acoustic Arrays

(Ph.D. Thesis by Russell C. Burkhardt; supervised by L. Sibul)

A Study of the Mutual Radiation Effects of a Dual-Ported Loudspeaker System Using the Acoustic Intensity Technique

(M.S. Thesis by Thomas H. Burns; supervised by J. Tichy)

The Application of Active Noise Control to the Problem of Low Frequency Engine Noise in Automobile Interiors

(M.S. Thesis by Robert F. Deuel; supervised by J. Tichy)

Quantification of Sonic Boom Signature Distortions from Propagation through Atmospheric Turbulence

(M.S. Thesis by Thomas A. Gionfriddo; supervised by V. Sparrow)

Reduction of Plate Vibration and Acoustic Radiation via Adaptively Controlled Boundaries

(M.S. Thesis by Deborah A. Gruenhagen; supervised by C. Burroughs and S. Sommerfeldt)

Active Vibration Control of Adaptive Flexible Structures, Using Piezoelectric Smart Sensors and Actuators

(Ph.D. Thesis by Suk-Yoon Hong; supervised by V. Varadan)

Feasibility for Ultrasonic Characterization of the Surface Roughness of Atherosclerotic Plaque

(M.S. Thesis by Duane D. Hughes; supervised by K. Shung)

Scattering Function Identification via Constrained Iterative Deconvolution

(Ph.D. Thesis by Blane L. Johnson; supervised by D. Ricker)

Near-Field Acoustical Holography in Cylindrical Spaces

(Ph.D. Thesis by Charles J. Konzelman, supervised by C. Burroughs)

Modification of Program CHIEF to Compute Sound Scattering from An Arbitrary Body with Mixed Boundary Conditions

(M.S. Thesis by Chen-Huei Lin; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

The Development and Implementation of Digital Acoustic Nearfield Holography in a Circular Cylindrical Coordinate System

(M.S. Thesis by Timothy W. Luce; supervised by S. Hayek)

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Locations of Multiple Sources in an Acoustic Waveguide

(Ph.D. Thesis by Adam N. Mirkin; supervised by L. Sibul)

An Energy-Density-Based Control Strategy for Minimizing the Sound Field in Enclosures

(M.S. Thesis by Peter J. Nashif; supervised by S. Sommerfeldt)

Experimental Analysis of the Aeroacoustics of Cascaded Airfoils

(M.S. Thesis by Lori A. Perry; supervised by G. Lauchle)

Practical Applications and Limitations of Cepstral Analysis in Underwater Acoustics

(M.Eng. Paper by Stephen M. Sanelli; supervised by A. Stuart)

Acoustic Tomographic Monitoring of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

(Ph.D. Thesis by David K. Wilson; supervised by D. Thomson)

Bubble Related Acoustic Phenomena

(M.Eng. Thesis by Brian D. Wittick; supervised by G. Lauchle)

Acoustic Radiation from a Point-Excited Infinite Bilaminar Plate

(Ph.D. Thesis by Si Hwan Yum; supervised by S. Hayek)

Construction and Evaluation of a Noise-Suppressing Hydrophone

(M.S. Thesis by Saadi J. Zain; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

**1991**

Multichannel Adaptive Vibration Control of a Mounted Plate

(M.S. Thesis by Lance B. Bischoff; supervised by S. Sommerfeldt)

The Intelligibility of Words, Sentences, and Continuous Discourse, Using the Articulation Index

(Ph.D. Thesis by Rory A. DePaolis; supervised by C. P. Janota)

The Effects of Sediment Porosity on Acoustic Reflection and Transmission at the Seafloor

(Ph.D. Thesis by Charles W. Holland; supervised by O.T. McDaniel)

Structural Power Flow

(M.Eng. Paper by Michael A. Kaaland; supervised by A. Stuart)

Acoustic Scattering from a Rigid Prolate Spheroid

(M.S. Thesis by Robert D. Kollars; supervised by A. Stuart)

Experimental Study of the Mechanism of Sound Generation by Rotating Stall in Centrifugal Turbomachines

(Ph.D. Thesis by Luc Mongeau; supervised by D. Thomson)

Experimental and Statistical Analysis of Outdoor Sound Propagation and the Effects of Meteorological Conditions

(M.S. Thesis by Charles T. Moritz; supervised by J.S. Lamancusa)

Development and Analysis of 1-3 Composites for Medical Ultrasound Transducer Applications

(Ph.D. Thesis by Clyde G. Oakley; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Active Noise Control of Low Frequency Sound Inside Enclosures

(M.S. Thesis by Jeffrey M. Orzechowski; supervised by J. Tichy)

A Study of Transient Vibrations in Condensing Two-Phase Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Andrew A. Piacsek; supervised by O.H. McDaniel)

Application of Acoustic Intensity to an Automobile Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning System

(M.S. Thesis by Micheal E. Sullivan; supervised by G.C. Lauchle)

Bottom Contour Influence on Ray Tracing

(M.Eng. Paper by Shaari S. Unger; supervised by D. McCammon)

**1990**

A Modal Analysis of Submerged Composite Plates Using Digital Speckle Pattern Interferometry

(M.S. Thesis by Thomas F. Bergen; supervised by M. Pechersky)

Application of Active Noise Cancellation for Source Identification and Monitoring in a Modal Environment

(Ph.D. Thesis by Wen-Shyang Chiu; supervised by J. Tichy)

Extension of the Low Frequency Limits for Calibration in a Finite Semireverberant Water Tank

(M.S. Thesis by Mark E. Geleskie; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

The Prediction and Measurement of Acoustic Absorption in High Temperature Atmospheric Gas Mixtures, Using a Specially Designed Plate-Diaphragm Capacitive High Temperature Acoustic Transducer

(Ph.D. Thesis by Wallace R. A. George; supervised by G. H. Koopmann)

Underwater Acoustic Intensity

(M.Eng. Paper by Francis J. Gobris; supervised by A. D. Stuart)

Angle Sample Variance of Azimuthally Spread Scattering Processes, Using a Two-Element Array

(M.S. Thesis by James R. Johnescu; supervised by D. W. Ricker)

Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station Underwater Acoustic Measurement and Analysis: An Overview

(M.Eng. Paper by Marilee A. Keys; supervised by O. McDaniel)

Propagation of Elastic Waves on Thin Cylindrical Shells at Frequencies Below the Ring Frequency

(M.Eng. Paper by Spiro Kouzoupis; supervised by A. Pierce)

A Basic Introduction into the Concepts of Magnetic Field, Harmonic Pattern and Envelope Analysis Techniques

(M.Eng. Paper by John S. Lorber, Jr.; supervised by M. J. Pechersky)

The Design, Construction, and Evaluation of a Two-Hydrophone Intensity Probe to Determine the Feasibility and Limitations of Underwater Intensity, Energy Density, and Impedance Measurements

(M.S. Thesis by Jeffrey P. Segota; supervised by D. Ricker)

A System Model of the Guitar

(Ph.D. Thesis by Harold A. Zintel; supervised by G. Koopmann)

**1989**

Sound Propagation in the Atmosphere: Analysis of Signal Amplitude and Phase Temporal and Spatial Variations

(M.S. Thesis by Sheryl R. Solomon; supervised by D. W. Thomson)

High Resolution Acoustical Imaging

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kent E. Eschenberg; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Analysis of Sound Propagation Over Terrain Discontinuities in the Presence of Wind by Two-Dimensional Ray Tracing

(M.S. Thesis by Pablo A. Daroux; supervised by J. S. Lamancusa and D. W. Thomson)

Adaptive Vibration Control of Vibration Isolation Mounts, Using an LMS Based Control Algorithm

(Ph.D. Thesis by Scott D. Sommerfeldt; supervised by J. Tichy)

Nonlinear Propagation of Spherically Diverging High-Intensity Jet Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Joseph P. Welz; supervised by O. H. McDaniel)

Measurement of the Complex Reflectivity of Submerged Thin Plates at Oblique Incidence Angles Using the Two-Sensor Intensity Technique

(M.S. Thesis by David W. DeVilbiss; supervised by A. D. Stuart)

Factorization of the Characteristic Equation for Three Layer Ducts

(M.S. Thesis by Eleanor B. Brosius; supervised by D. F. McCammon)

The Wavenumber-Frequency Filtering Characteristics of Compliant Layers

(M.S. Thesis by James E. Phillips; supervised by C. B. Burroughs and W. J. Hughes)

A Theoretical Analysis of Airborne Sound Transfer from a Resiliently Mounted Machine to its Foundation

(M.S. Thesis by Michael F. Shaw; supervised by C. B. Burroughs)

**1988**

A Raytracing Approach to Underwater Reverberation Modeling

(M.S. Thesis by Anthony C. Arruda III; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Discrete - Frequency Radiated Noise and Unsteady Rotor Force from a Subsonic Axial Flow Fan

(M.S. Thesis by Wen-Shyang Chiu; supervised by G. C. Lauchle and D. E. Thompson)

System Loss Due to Frequency Limiting of Bottom Bounces

(M.S. Thesis by Matthew P. Daily; supervised by D. F. McCammon)

Acoustic Intensity: Energy Transfer, Wave Properties, and Applications

(Ph.D. Thesis by Julian A. Mann III; supervised by J. Tichy)

A Computer Simulation Showing the Performance of an Optimum Beamformer

(M.S. Thesis by George K. Parides; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

**1987**

An Experimental and Theoretical Study of High-Intensity, High-Efficiency Sirens

(Ph.D. Thesis by Frederic G. Pla; supervised by G. Reethof)

Nearfield Acoustic Radiation from a Point-Excited Cylindrical Shell

(Ph.D. Thesis by Richard D. Vogelsong; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Measurement and Analysis of the Noise Radiated by Low Mach Number Centrifugal Blowers

(Ph.D. Thesis by David M. Yeager; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

Application and Evaluation of the Intensity Technique for Sound Power Measurements of a Complex Source

(M.S. Thesis by Eugene G. Taschuk; supervised by J. Tichy)

Low Frequency Sound Field Control in a Reverberant Room with a Single Active Controller Source

(Ph.D. Thesis by John D. Bullock, Jr.; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Use of the Proximity Effect in Hearing-Aid Microphones to Increase Telephone Intelligibility in Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Kathryn R. Wilson; supervised by C. P. Janota)

An Experimental Determination of the Intelligibility of Two Different Speech Synthesizers in Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Rory DePaolis; supervised by C. P. Janota)

Acoustics of an Ocean Wedge

(Ph.D. Thesis by Arthur W. Horbach; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

The Covariance of Scalar Fields Scattered by Pressure-Release Randomly Rough Surfaces

(M.S. Thesis by Juan M. Restrepo; supervised by S. T. McDaniel)

**1986**

Acousto-Optic Signal Processing Using Partially Coherent Light

(M.S. Thesis by Donald S. Fisher; supervised by F.T.S. Yu)

Wavenumber-Frequency Response of Free-Free Timoshenko Beams to Multiple Sources

(M.S. Thesis by Frederick M. Hutto; supervised by C. B. Burroughs and W. J. Hughes)

Determination of Thiele-Small Parameters of a Loudspeaker Using Nonlinear Goal Programming

(M.S. Thesis by Mark S. Ureda; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Wall Pressure Measurements and Acoustics in Turbulent Pipe Flow

(M.S. Thesis by Mark A. Daniels; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

Performance of Mismatched Receivers Against Range Spread Scatterers

(M.S. Thesis by Walter S. Hauck, III; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Linear Systems Approach to Image Source Representations of the Sound Fields in Enclosures

(Ph.D. Thesis byAnthony J. Romano; supervised by J. Tichy)

Development and Implementation of Nearfield Acoustical Holography for Wideband Sources

(Ph.D. Thesis by Donald J. Bowen; supervised by J. D. Maynard)

Wavevector-Frequency Spectrum of Transition Zone Wall Pressure Fluctuations

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michel Josserand; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

The Design of a Compact MIDI Guitar Transducer

(M.Eng. Paper by Marc C. Leonetti; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Active Attenuation of Acoustic Noise Using Adaptive ARMAX Control

(Ph.D. Paper by David C. Swanson; supervised byJ. Tichy)

**1985**

Strong Diffraction Effects on the Focusing and Scattering of Acoustic Waves

(Ph.D. Paper by Thomas B. Gabrielson, supervised by S. T. McDaniel)

Characterization of Non-Standing Processes

(M.S. Paper by Sandrina Carosso; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

A Theoretical Investigation of the Finite Amplitude Absorption Encountered by Progressive Acoustic Waves Produced by Plane Piston Projectors

(M.S. Paper by Gordon Ebbitt; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Shear Wave Excitation in Unconsolidated Ocean Sediments

(M.S. Paper by Charles Holland; supervised by J. H. Beebe)

An Arithmetric Approach to the Optical FFT: Architecture and Error Analyses

(M.Eng. Paper by Mark E. Kotanchek; supervised by C. Ackerman)

Measurement of Complex Intensity and Potential Energy Density in Structural Bending Waves

(M.S. Thesis by Daniel Quinlan; supervised by J. Tichy)

A System for Making Nearfield Underwater Acoustic Measurements for Holographic Imaging

(M.S. Thesis by David B. Stang; supervised by F. W. Symons)

Effects of Inflow Conditions on Discrete Frequency Noise Generated by Small Axial Flow Fans

(M.S. Thesis by Karl B. Washburn; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

An Algorithm for Selecting Transducer Element Array Positions

(M.S. Thesis by King Wiemann; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

Phase Comparison Time Delay Estimation Using Wideband Signals

(M.S. Thesis by John David Hatlestad; supervised by D. W. Ricker)

Effect of Biot's Slow Compressional Wave on the Normal-Mode Attenuation Coefficient for Shallow-Water Propagation

(M.S. Thesis by Gustavo Goni; supervised by John H. Beebe)

SVD Pseudo-Inverse Deconvolution of Two-Dimensional Arrays

(M.S. Thesis by Michael A. Matuson; supervised by D. W. Ricker)

Spatial Stochastic Systems Theory and Multiple Scattering of Waves

(Ph.D. Thesis by Keh C. Liu; supervised by V. K. Varadan and L. H. Sibul)

**1984**

Frequency Domain Estimation of the Complex Acoustic Intensity and Acoustic Energy Density

(Ph.D. Thesis by Gary W. Elko; supervised by J. Tichy)

Test of the Nearfield Acoustical Holography Technique Using an Unbaffled, Uniformly Oscillating Disk

(M.S. Thesis by Todd B. Beyer; supervised by J. D. Maynard)

All-Zero and Pole-Zero Least Squares Lattice Filter Structures for Adaptive Processing of Complex Acoustic Data

(M.S. Thesis by David C. Swanson; supervised by F. W. Symons)

An Evaluation of the Kirchhoff Approximation for Acoustic Plane Wave Reflection Coefficients from a Sinusoidal Boundary

(Ph.D. Thesis by Diana F. McCammon; supervised by S. T. McDaniel)

Acoustic Radiation from Bilaminar Plates

(Ph.D. Thesis by Il-Bok Juong; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Sound Radiation of Impact Excited Structures with Application to a Printer Mechanism

(M.S. Thesis by Dirk Tournoy; supervised by J. Tichy)

**1983**

A Theoretical Investigation of Sound Propagation Above a Half-Space of Extended Reaction

(M.S. Thesis by Louis R. Quartararo; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Theoretical Analysis of Arrays of Fiber-Optic Hydrophones

(Ph.D. Thesis by Chih-Liang Chin; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

The Performance of Small Jet Noise Silencers for Industrial Applications

(M.S. Thesis by Milo D. Dahl; supervised by O. H. McDaniel)

Parametric Acoustic Array Formation Via Weak Collinear and Noncollinear Interaction in Dispersive Fluids

(Ph.D. Thesis by Mark F. Hamilton; supervised by D. T. Blackstock, Applied Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Austin)

Rotor Noise Due to Blade Turbulence Interaction

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kiyoto Ishimaru; supervised by D. E. Thompson)

Mechanisms of Impact Noise Generation

(M.S. Thesis by Mark G. Clark; supervised by J. Tichy)

A Two-Hydrophone Technique for Measuring the Complex Reflectivity of Materials in Water-Filled Tubes

(M.S. Thesis by Scott S. Corbett; supervised by A. D. Stuart)

Clustering of the Least Squares Lattice PARCOR Coefficients: A Pattern- Recognition Approach to Steady State Synthetic Vowel Identification

(M.S. Thesis by Beth A. Cooper; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

Application of Hilbert Space Theory to Optimal and Adaptive Space-Time Processing

(Ph.D. Thesis by Guy R. L. Sohie; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

Platelike Dynamic Vibration Absorbers - Comparison of Measurement and Theory

(M.S. Thesis by John C. Clemens; supervised by R. L. Kerlin)

An Investigation of Sound Power Level Predictions in Large Lecture Halls

(M.S. Thesis by David W. Kahn; supervised by J. Tichy)

Optimization of the Transmitting Characteristics of a Tonpilz-Type Transducer by Proper Choice of Impedance Matching Layers

(M.S. Thesis by Michel Van Crombrugge; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

Acoustic Propagation in the Surface Layer Under Convectively Unstable Conditions

(Ph.D. Thesis by S. David Roth; supervised by O. H. McDaniel and D. W. Thomson)

Experimental Analysis of a Hi-Fi Loudspeaker Using Near Field Acoustical Holography

(M.S. Thesis by Toshiyuki Mizutani; supervised by J. D. Maynard)

**1982**

Prediction of Transducer Element Performance from In-Air Measurements

(M.S. Thesis by Mark Evan Schafer; supervised by W. J. Hughes)

Experimental Method to Measure Low Frequency Sound Radiation - Nearfield Acoustical Holography

(M.S. Thesis by William Y. Strong, Jr.; supervised by J. D. Maynard)

Discrete Frequency Noise and Its Reduction in Small Axial-Flow Fans

(M.S. Thesis by James M. Fitzgerald; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

Investigation into Bias Errors of the Two-Microphone Cross-Spectral Method to Measure Acoustic Intensity

(M.S. Thesis by Paul D. Kiteck; supervised by J. Tichy)

Estimation of Critical Bandwidth Using Digitally Processed Speech

(Ph.D. Thesis by Robert D. Celmer; supervised by G. Bienvenue)

Investigation of the Coupling of Unsteady Lift to Lower Order Acoustic Duct Modes in an Axial Flow Fan

(M.S. Thesis by James P. Cowan; supervised by F. S. Archibald)

Acoustic Propagation and Barrier Diffraction Over an Impedance Plane

(Ph.D. Thesis by Matthew A. Nobile; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

An Analysis of the Low Frequency Sound Field in Non-Rectangular Enclosures Using the Finite Element Method

(Ph.D. Thesis by Earl R. Geddes; supervised by J. Tichy)

Evaluation of Various Motorcycle Noise Stationary Test Procedures

(M.S. Thesis by Jesse O. Borthwick; supervised by P. L. Michael)

**1981**

An Experimental Investigation of Ocean Sediment Effects Upon Long-Range Transmission Loss in Shallow Water

(Ph.D. Thesis by John H. Beebe; supervised by S. T. McDaniel)

A New Method for Measuring the Acoustic Impedance of the Ground

(Ph.D. Thesis by Constantine Glaretas; supervised by G. Reethof and O. H. McDaniel)

Travelling Bubble Cavitation and Resulting Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Mark F. Hamilton; supervised by D. E. Thompson and M. L. Billet)

Acoustic Radiation and Diffraction Effects from Convex and Concave Domes

(Ph.D. Thesis by Hideo Suzuki; supervised by J. Tichy)

The Reverberation and Absorption Characteristics of a Water-Filled Chamber With and Without a Pressure-Release Wall Lining

(M.S. Thesis by K. Anthony Hoover; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

A Numerical Solution of the Second-Order-Nonlinear Acoustic Wave Equation in One and in Three Dimensions

(Ph.D. Thesis by Francis S. McKendree; supervised by F. H. Fenlon)

A Scattering Function Approach to Underwater Acoustic Detection and Signal Design

(Ph.D. Thesis by Lawrence J. Ziomek; supervised by L. Sibul)

**1980**

Digital Processing of Speech Materials: A Critical-Band-Based Model of Speech Perception

(M.S. Thesis by Robert D. Celmer; supervised by G. R. Bienvenue)

Vibration of Cylindrical Shells, with and without Ring Stiffening

(M.S. Thesis by Eugene C. Eichelberger, Jr.; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Investigation of the Sound Field Modulation Phenomena of a Rotating Diffuser in a Reverberant Environment

(M.S. Thesis by Gary W. Elko; supervised by J. Tichy)

Procedures for the Evaluation of Non-Linear Attenuating Hearing Protectors in Continuous and Impulse Noise

(M.Eng. Paper by George Kreick; supervised by P. Michael)

An Experimental Analysis of the Basic Phenomena Involved in Modern Diffraction Theories

(Ph.D. Thesis by Mark S. Lang; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Optimum and Uniform Shading Directivity Indexes for Plane and Non-Plane Arrays of Acoustic Sources

(Ph.D. Thesis by Shi-Chuan Lin; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

An Investigation of the Low Frequency Sound Field of a Reverberant Enclosure and the Effects of Digital Electronic Feedback

(Ph.D. Thesis by John B. Ochs; supervised by J. Tichy)

Quantitative Schlieren Analysis of Acoustic Interaction with Submerged Plates

(Ph.D. Thesis by Roger T. Richards; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Ray Tracing Techniques Derivation and Application for Atmospheric Problems

(M.Eng. Paper by S. David Roth; supervised by O. H. McDaniel)

The Acoustic Impedance of a Layered Forest Floor

(M.S. Thesis by Richard H. Talaske; supervised by O. H. McDaniel)

A Study of the Nearfield of an Excited Spherical Shell

(Ph.D. Thesis by Edmond Wong; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Nonlinear Acoustic Wave Interactions in Layered Media

(M.S. Thesis by David M. Yeager; supervised by F. H. Fenlon)

**1979**

Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of the Acoustical Characteristics of Forests

(M.S. Thesis by David E. Carlson; supervised by G. Reethof)

The Frequency Dependence of Normal-Mode Attenuation in Shallow-Water Sound Propagation

(Ph.D. Thesis by Walter R. Caswell; supervised by S. T. McDaniel)

Digital Wavefront Reconstruction for Acoustical Applications

(Ph.D. Thesis by Robert L. Cohen; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Axisymmetric Scattering of a Spherical Wave by a Prolate Spheroid

(M.S. Thesis by Alain Germon; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

The Design of Piezoelectric Transducers Using Goal Programming

(M.S. Thesis by Diana F. McCammon; supervised by W. Thompson, Jr.)

The Effect of Rotating Diffusers on the Diffusion in Reverberation Rooms

(M.S. Thesis by Marc S. Warshawsky; supervised by J. Tichy)

Vibration of Plates of Various Geometries

(Ph.D. Thesis by Earl G. Williams; supervised by E. Skudrzyk)

Transient Response Optimization of Piezoelectric Disc Transducers by Time Domain Techniques

(Ph.D. Thesis by Henry A. Wolf; supervised by J. M. Lawther and W. Thompson, Jr.)

**1978**

Underwater Acoustic Absorption Characteristics of Composites of Wood, Rubber, and Steel

(M.Eng. Paper by Felicia A. Barge; supervised by G. C. Lauchle)

Sound Field in a Reverberation Chamber with One Oscillating Wall

(M.S. Thesis by Martin J. Brien; supervised by J. Tichy)

Evaluation of the Effects of Short Duration Noise Exposures on a Battery of Hearing Tests

(M.S. Thesis by Anthony P. Carito; supervised by P. L. Michael)

Reverberation Time Measurements in an Underwater Chamber with and without a Pressure-Release Wall Covering

(M.S. Thesis by Richard J. Fridrich; supervised by E. C. Andrews)

Diffraction Effects of Baffles on Acoustic Directivity Patterns

(Ph.D. Thesis by W. Jack Hughes; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Doppler Shift in Layered Media

(M.S. Thesis by Richard A. Kolano; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Discrimination of Noise-Like Sounds Involving Multiple Interacting Features

(M.S. Thesis by Douglas W. Martin; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

The Identifiability of Approximate Vocal Tract Impulse Response Magnitudes

(M.S. Thesis by Francis S. McKendree; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Combustion Noise from a Turbulent Premixed Methane Flame

(M.S. Thesis by Bela Schmidt; supervised by R. E. A. Arndt)

The Effectiveness of Some Recent Damping Treatments in the Reduction of the Vibration of Fluid-Loaded Finite Plates

(M.S. Thesis by Richard W. Thomas; supervised by John A. Macaluso and Geoffrey L. Wilson)

**1977**

Experimental Investigation of the Sound Field Modulation Phenomenon of a Rotating Diffuser

(Ph.D. Thesis by Kenneth P. Roy; supervised by J. Tichy)

Evaluation of an Objective Technique for Measuring the Noise Attenuation of Insert-Type Hearing Protectors

(M.S. Thesis by Bruce F. Beaudry; supervised by P. L. Michael)

The Effects of Clipping on Linear Beamforming with Sinusoidal Inputs

(M.S. Thesis by Arlen E. Breiholz; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

An Experimental Treatment of Auditory Discrimination of Complex Noise-Like Sounds

(Ph.D. Thesis by C. P. Janota; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

An Experimental Determination of the Dynamic Young's Modulus of Selected Viscoelastic Materials

(M.Eng. Thesis by Victor M. Maza; supervised by D. W. Ricker)

Noise Due to the Interaction of Boundary Layer Turbulence with a Marine Propulsor or an Aircraft Compressor

(M.S. Thesis by Neil A. Moiseev; supervised by B. Lakshminarayana)

**1976**

Evaluation of a Reverberation Model with Multiple Boundary Reflections

(M.S. Thesis by Chih-Liang Chin; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

Tree Bark and the Forest Floor as Sound Absorbing Elements Within a Forest

(M.S. Thesis by Leslie D. Frank; supervised by G. Reethof)

Effect of Source Position on Sound Power Radiation in a Reverberant Chamber

(M.S. Thesis by Gary E. Mange; supervised by J. Tichy)

Dynamic Vibration Absorbers of Conventional and Novel Design

Mechanical Antivibration Filter Design Using Electrical Network Synthesis Techniques

(M.S. Thesis by Craig B. Putnam; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Target Strength Measurements for an Aircraft

(M.Eng. Paper by Albert F. Waynick; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Acoustic Propagation in Multi-Sectioned Circular Ducts

(Ph.D. Thesis by Barry R. Wyerman; supervised by G. Reethof)

**1975**

Technique for Measuring Bottom Velocity of a Water-Glycerine Interface Utilizing a Normal Specific Acoustic Impedance Measurement

(M.S. Thesis by James H. Everett, Jr.; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

Acoustic Modulation by Time-Harmonic Boundary Motion

(Ph.D. Thesis by Yun-Fan Hwang; supervised by J. Tichy)

An Experimental Investigation of the Wall Pressure Fluctuations in Piping Containing Simple Control Devices

(Ph.D. Thesis by Albertas V. Karvelis; supervised by G. Reethof)

The Effect of Position of a Rotating Diffuser on the Qualification of a Reverberation Chamber at Discrete Frequencies

(M.Eng. Paper by Raymond G. Kunicki; supervised by J. Tichy)

Electroacoustic Feedback in Rectangular Reverberation Chambers

(M.S. Thesis by Jerry G. Lilly; supervised by J. Tichy)

Near-Field Calibration of Underwater Electroacoustic Transducers

(Ph.D. Thesis by Robert D. Marciniak; supervised by R. O. Rowlands and W. Thompson, Jr.)

Propagation of Sound at Moderate and High Intensities in Absorbent and Hard-Walled Cylindrical Ducts

(Ph.D. Thesis by O. H. McDaniel; supervised by G. Reethof)

Transmissibility Across Simply Supported, Rectangular, Thin Plates with Loading Masses or Ribs

(M.S. Thesis by John B. Ochs; supervised by J. C. Snowdon)

A Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Generation and Reduction of Multiple Higher-Order Modes in a Hard-Walled, Anechoically-Terminated Cylindrical Duct

(Ph.D. Thesis by Michael J. Oslac; supervised by G. Reethof)

A Theoretical Inquiry Concerning Artistic Communication and an Experimental Study of the Perception of Different Artistic Media

(M.S. Thesis by Dominique M. Richard; supervised by E. E. Watson)

Acoustic Radiation from Prolate Spheroidal Lenses

(Ph.D. Thesis by Frank M. Valenzuela; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

Frequency Domain Adaptive Decoupling in Multiple Output Array Processors

(Ph.D. Thesis by Charles R. Zentner; supervised by L. H. Sibul and R. O. Rowlands)

**1974**

Vibrations of and Acoustic Radiation From Line-Excited Rib-Stiffened Damped Plates in Water

(Ph.D Thesis by Robert M. Gorman; supervised by J. C. Snowdon)

Acoustic Diffraction by Spheroids

(Ph.D. Thesis by Gerald C. Lauchle; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Bounds on Errors in the Ambiguity Function of Digitally Generated Signals

(Ph.D Thesis by William H. Marsh; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Sound Radiation From an Elastically Supported Circular Plate

(M.S. Thesis by Hideo Suzuki; supervised by J. Tichy)

Relative Merits of Threshold Exceedance and Spectrum Analysis Systems for Detecting Amplitude Modulation of Noise

(M.S. Thesis by Anthony R. Thompson; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Absorption Characteristics of Glass Fiber Materials at Normal and Oblique Incidence

(M.S. Thesis by Barry R. Wyerman; supervised by G. Reethof)

**1973**

An Impulse Response of the Ocean Model

(M.S. Thesis by Walter R. Caswell; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

The Effectiveness of a Baffle in Reducing the Noise of an Acoustic Receiving Array

(Ph.D. Thesis by Gerald L. Mohnkern; supervised by S. I. Hayek)

**1972**

A Study of the Acoustic Pumping Used to Achieve the Analogous ac Josephson Effect in He II

(Ph.D. Thesis by Edward C. Andrews; supervised by M. T. Pigott)

Methods of Evaluating the Noise Pure Tone Attenuation of Hearing Protectors

(Ph.D. Thesis by David F. Bolka; supervised by P. L. Michael)

A Nonlinear Regression Model for Hydrophone Location

(M.S. Thesis by A. Michael Ho; supervised by L. H. Sibul)

Transverse Vibration of Uniform and Nonuniform, Internally Damped Cantilever Beams

(Ph.D. Thesis by Roger L. Kerlin; supervised by J. C. Snowdon)

Degradation of a Signal Processing Performance Due to Clipping and Reverberation

(M.Eng. Paper by Micheal V. Mele; supervised by R.O. Rowlands)

Applications of Statistical Methods to the Vibration and Acoustic Radiation of Fluid Loaded Cylindrical Shells

(Ph.D. Thesis by David S. Pallett; supervised by S. I. Hayek and E. J. Skudrzyk)

Acoustic Radiation From a Point Excited Infinite Elastic Plate

(Ph.D. Thesis by Alan D. Stuart; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Two Approaches to the Measurement of Biological Sound Scattering Using Explosive Sound Sources

(M.S. Thesis by Peter Van Schuyler; supervised by R. W. Farwell)

**1971**

The Transmission of Sound Through A Stochastic Interface

(Ph.D. Thesis by John C. Calhoun; supervised by M. T. Pigott)

Parameters Estimation Algorithms for Digital Systems

(M.S. Thesis by Claus P. Janota; supervised by C. L. Ackerman)

Acoustic Radiation and Scattering from Two Eccentrically Positioned Spheres

(Ph.D. Thesis by William Thompson, Jr.; supervised by P. M. Kendig)

Detection of Sound Radiation from Plates Using Long Wavelength Acoustical Holography

(Ph.D. Thesis by E. Eugene Watson; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

**1970**

Multipath and Attenuation Studies in the Deep Ocean

(Ph.D. Thesis by John P. Beam; supervised by R. O. Rowlands and R. W. Farwell)

Reverberant Chamber Measurement of the Mean of Pressure Squared Due to Pure Tone Excitation

(M.S. Thesis by Dennis J. Doherty; supervised by C. A. Boyd)

A Laser Interferometer Method to Measure the Second Harmonic Distortion in the Acoustic Output of a Transducer

(M.S. Thesis by Dennis D. Doughty; supervised by C. A. Boyd)

Underwater Acoustic Scattering and its Effect on Binary Decoding

(Ph.D. Thesis by Louis A. King; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

On the Transmission of Sound from a Monopole Source Through a Finite, Corrugated Boundary Between Fluid Media

(Ph.D. Thesis by John A. Macaluso; supervised by W. L. Baker and R. W. Farwell)

Sound Absorption in Acoustically Treated Ducts in the Presence of Oblique Waves

(M.S. Thesis by Peter A. Marino, Jr.; supervised by G. Reethof)

Sound Propagation in Continuous Stochastic Media

(Ph.D. Thesis by Jerome A. Neubert; supervised by J. L. Lumley)

Obtaining High Acoustic Source Levels from an Underwater Transducer While Suppressing the Inception of Cavitation

(M.S. Thesis by David E. Ojima; supervised by J. H. Prout)

Design of Rectangular Classrooms for Speech Intelligibility

(Ph.D. Thesis by Fritz M. Strumpf; supervised by R. S. Brubaker)

**1969**

Long Wavelength Acoustic Holography

(Ph.D. Thesis by Thomas S. Graham; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

An Investigation of Acoustic Phase-Shift Networks in the Design of Uni-Directional, Underwater Sound Transducers

(M.S. Thesis by Robert D. Marciniak; supervised by P. M. Kendig)

Efficiency and Matching Conditions for Acoustic Monopole and Multipole Sound Generators

(M.S. Thesis by William A. Robinson; supervised by E. J. Skudrzyk)

Transient Analysis of Planar Sonar Arrays

(Ph.D. Thesis by Peter R. Stephanishen; supervised by J. L. Brown, Jr. and P. M. Kendig)

**1968**

Threshold for Latency Shift and Inhibition of the Startle Reaction

(M.S.Thesis by Barry L. Wible; supervised by H. S. Hoffman)

**1967**

Digital Generation of Analog Signals

(M.S. Thesis by Edward G. Liska; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

Upper Bounds on the Information Rate for Underwater Acoustic Communications

(M.S. Thesis by Darrell E. Marsh; supervised by R. O. Rowlands)

The Dependence of Internal Mechanical Losses on Stress Amplitude in Common Piezoceramics

(M.S. Thesis by Robert W. Taylor; supervised by P. M. Kendig)