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ICABA 2017 : 19th International Conference on Architectural and Building Acoustics

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICABA

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICABA 2017: 19th International Conference on Architectural and Building Acoustics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Architectural and Building Acoustics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Architectural and Building Acoustics.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Architectural and Building Acoustics are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICABA 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Architectural and Building Acoustics. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) A Paradigm for Characterization and Checking of a Human Noise Behavior
Himanshu Dehra
2) The Role of Acoustical Design within Architectural Design in the Early Design Phase
O. Wright, N. Perkins, M. Donn, M. Halstead
3) A Transfer Function Representation of Thermo-Acoustic Dynamics for Combustors
Myunggon Yoon, Jung-Ho Moon
4) A Study of Standing-Wave Thermoacoustic Refrigerator
Patcharin Saechan, Isares Dhuchakallaya
5) Modeling and Simulation of Acoustic Link Using Mackenize Propagation Speed Equation
Christhu Raj M. R., Rajeev Sukumaran
6) Development of Prediction Tool for Sound Absorption and Sound Insulation for Sound Proof Properties
Yoshio Kurosawa, Takao Yamaguchi
7) Large-Eddy Simulations of Subsonic Impinging Jets
L. Nguyen, V. Golubev, R. Mankbadi
8) Modeling Reflection and Transmission of Elastodiffussive Wave Sata Semiconductor Interface
A. A. Sharma, B. J. N. Sharma
9) Experimental Characterization of a Thermoacoustic Travelling-Wave Refrigerator
M. Pierens, J.-P. Thermeau, T. Le Pollès, P. Duthil
10) Amplification of Compression Waves in Clean and Bubbly Liquid
Robert I. Nigmatulin, Raisa Kh. Bolotnova, Nailya K. Vakhitova, Andrey S. Topolnikov, Svetlana I. Konovalova, Nikolai A. Makhota
11) Distinguishing Innocent Murmurs from Murmurs caused by Aortic Stenosis by Recurrence Quantification Analysis
Christer Ahlstrom, Katja Höglund, Peter Hult, Jens Häggström, Clarence Kvart, Per Ask
12) Towards Finite Element Modeling of the Accoustics of Human Head
Maciej Paszynski, Leszek Demkowicz, Jason Kurtz
13) Cardiac Disorder Classification Based On Extreme Learning Machine
Chul Kwak, Oh-Wook Kwon
14) Enhancement of a 3D Sound Using Psychoacoustics
Kyosik Koo, Hyungtai Cha
15) Flow Acoustics in Solid-Fluid Structures
Morten Willatzen, Mikhail Vladimirovich Deryabin

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