These are formal reviews of books and texts on Noise Control Engineering and related topics that have been published in the Noise Control Engineering Journal, going back to 2009. They are presented here in reverse chronological order by issue of NCEJ.
Volume 64(6) – November-December 2016
- Vibration Problems in Machines: Diagnosis and Resolution, Arthur W. Lees
Reviewed by Robert M. Koch
- Nonlinear Acoustics, Robert T. Beyer
Reviewed by Heinrich Metzen
- Nonlinear Acoustics, Mark F. Hamilton and David T. Blackstock (Editors)
Reviewed by Heinrich Metzen
- Propagation of Sound in the Ocean, J. Lamar Worzel, C. L. Pekeris and Maurice Ewing
Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney
- Architectural Acoustics Illustrated, Michael Ermann
Reviewed by Chuck H. Perala
- Acoustical Design of Theaters for Drama Performance: 1985–2010, David T. Bradley, Erica E. Ryherd and Michelle C. Vigeant (Editors)
Reviewed by M.G. Prasad
- Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers Theory, Design and Application — 3rd Edition, Trevor J. Cox and Peter D'Antonio
Reviewed by Neil Thompson Shade
- Acoustical Designing in Architecture, V. O. Knudsen and C. M. Harris
Reviewed by Joseph (Yossi) Soker
Volume 64(4) – July-August 2016
- Railway Transportation Systems, Design, Construction, and Operation, Christos N. Pyrgidis, Reviewed by Dominique J. Chéenne
- Fault-Tolerant Control Systems: Design and Practical Applications, Hassan Noura, Didier Theilliol, Jean-Christophe Ponsart and Abbas Chamseddine, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney
- Designing Around People, Pat Langdon, Jonathan Lazar, Ann Heylighen and Hua Dong, Editors, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin
- Worship Space Acoustics: 3 Decades of Design, David T. Bradley, Erica E. Ryherd and Lauren M. Ronsse, Editors, Reviewed by M.G. Prasad
Volume 64(3) – May-June 2016
- Building Acoustics, Marc Asselineau, Reviewed by Dominique J. Chéenne
- Acoustics in Moving Inhomogeneous Media, Second Edition, Vladimir E. Ostashev and D. Keith Wilson, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney
- Advances in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering, Michael N. Fardis, Editor, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin
- Fundamentals of Sound and Vibration, Second Edition, Frank Fahy and David Thompson, Editors, Reviewed by Chuck H. Perala
- Soundscape and the Built Environment, Jian Kang and Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp, Editors, Reviewed by M.G. Prasad
- Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers, Mark Holden, Reviewed by Neil Thompson Shade
Volume 64(2) – Mar-Apr 2016
- Vibro Acoustics, Volume 2, 2nd Edition, Anders Nilsson and Bilong Liu, Reviewed by Arindam Ghosh
- Battlefield Acoustics, Thyagaraju Damarla, Reviewed by Robert M. Koch
- Vibro-Acoustics, Volume 3, Second Edition, Andres Nilsson and Bilong Liu, Reviewed by Parag H. Mathuria
- Technische Akustik, Michael Möser, Reviewed by Heinrich Metzen
Volume 64(1) – Jan-Feb 2016
Volume 63(6) – Nov-Dec 2015
Volume 63(5) – Sept-Oct 2015
Volume 63(4) – July-Aug 2015
Volume 63(3) – May-June 2015
- Frontiers of Aeroacoustics, Ganesh Raman and K. Srinivasan, Editors, Reviewed by Gerald C. Lauchle
- Essentials of Applied Dynamic Analysis, Junbo Jia, Reviewed by James K. Thompson
- Proactive Condition Monitoring of Low-Speed Machines, Zhaklina Stamboliska, Eugeniusz Rusinski and Przemyslaw Moczko, Reviewed by Dominique J. Cheenne
- Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles, Maksym Spiryagin, Colin Cole, Yan Quan, Sun, Mitchel MeClanchan, Valentyu Spiryagan and Tim McSweeney, Reviewed by Hugh Saurenman
- Nonlinear Vibration with Control for Flexible and Adaptive Structures, Second Edition, David Wagg and Simon Neild, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney
- Acoustical Imaging: Techniques and Applications for Engineering, Woon Siong Gan, Reviewed by Michael W. Ferralli
Volume 63(2) – Mar-Apr 2015
- Flow-Induced Vibrations: Classifications and Lessons from Practical Experiences (Second Edition), Tomomichi Nakamura, Shigehiko Kaneko,Fumio Inada, Minoru Kato, Kunihiko Ishihara,Takashi Nishihara and Njuki Mureithi, Editors, Reviewed by Robert M. Koch.
- Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization, Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix and Claudio Strobbia, Reviewed by Robert M. Koch.
Volume 63(1) – Jan-Feb 2015
- Pump Characteristics Applications, Third Edition Michael Volk, Reviewed by Emily Cross
- Noise and Vibration in Friction Systems, V. P. Sergienko and S. N. Bukharov, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney
- Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction, M.E. Nilsson, J. Bengtsson and R. Klæboe, Editors, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin
- Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling, Georg Rill, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin
- Speech Enhancement: Theory and Practice, Second Edition Philipos C. Loizou, Reviewed by Bonnie Schnitta
Volume 62(6) – Nov-Dec 2014
Volume 62(5) – Sept-Oct 2014
- Hear Where We Are: Sounds, Ecology, and Sense of Place, Michael Stocker, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 62(5), Sept.-Oct. 2014
- Vehicle Gearbox Noise and Vibration: Measurements, Signal Analysis, Signal Processing and Noise Reduction Measures, Jiri Tuma, Reviewed by Charles D. Glynn, 62(5), Sept.-Oct. 2014
- Towers, Turbines, and Transmission Lines: Impacts on Property Value, Sandy Bond, Sally Sims and Peter Dent, Editors, Reviewed by Thomas Priestley and Mark Bastasch, 62(5), Sept.-Oct. 2014
- An NCAC Anthology in Noise and Vibration, Laymon N. Miller, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 62(5), Sept.-Oct. 2014
Volume 62(4) – July-August 2014
- The Moral Status of Technical Acoustics, Peter Kroes and Peter-Paul Verbeek, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Animal Communication and Noise, Henrik Brumm, Reviewed by Dorian S. Houser, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Architectural Acoustics, Second Edition, Marshall Long, Reviewed by Neil Thompson Shade, 62(4), July-August 2014
- The Sound Book. The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World, Trevor Cox, Reviewed by Dominique J. Cheenne, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Modeling and Managing Airport Performance, Konstantinos Zografos, Andreatta Giovanni and Amedeo Odoni, Reviewed by Mary Ellen Eagan, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations Theory and Methods, Second Edition, Paolo L. Gatti, Reviewed by Charles F. Gaumond, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation, Fourth Edition, Paul C. Etter, Reviewed by Robert M. Koch, 62(4), July-August 2014
- Acoustics of Small Rooms, Menderl Kleiner and Jiri Tichy, Reviewed by Neil A. Shaw, 62(4), July-August 2014
Volume 62(3) – May-June 2014
- HVAC Systems Sound and Vibration Procedural Guide, Third Edition, Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association, Reviewed by Todd A. Busch, 62(3), May-June 2014
- Introduction of Audio Analysis – A MATLAB Approach, T. Giannakopoulos and A. Pikrakis, Reviewed by Lauren M. Ronsse, 62(3), May-June 2014
- The Science of Vehicle Dynamics – Handling, Braking, and Ride of Road and Race Cars, Massimo Guiggiani, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney, 62(3), May-June 2014
Volume 62(1), January - February 2014
- Applied Acoustics: Concepts, Absorbers and Silencers for Acoustical Comfort and Noise Control: Alternative Solution – Innovative Tools – Practical Examples, Helmut V. Fuchs, Reviewed by Daniel J. Kato
- Vehicles Dynamics and Control, Second Edition, Rajamani Rajesh, Reviewed by Deane Jaeger, 62(1), Jan-Feb 2014
- Vibration of Hydraulic Machinery, Yulin Wu, Shengcai Li, Shuhong Lu, Hua-hu Dou and Qian Zhongdong, Review by Jinghao Liu, 62(1), Jan-Feb 2014
- Ecology and Applied Environmental Science, Kimon Hadjibiros, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 62(1), Jan-Feb 2014.
Volume 61(5), September - October 2013
- Structural Vibration (Exact Solutions for Strings, Membranes, Beams and Plates), C.Y. Wang and C.M. Wang, Reviewed by Jon W. Mooney, 61(5), Sept-Oct 2013.
- Head-Related Transfer Function and Virtual Auditory Display, Second Edition, Xie Bosun, Reviewed by Wade R. Bray, 61(5), Sept-Oct 2013.
- Electronics, Mendel Kleiner, Reviewed by Neil Thompson Shade, 61(5), Sept-Oct 2013.
Volume 61(4), July-Aug 2013
Volume 61(3), May - June 2013
Volume 61(2), March - April 2013
- Aerodynamic Noise: An Introduction for Physicists and Engineers, Tarit Bose, Reviewed by Jon Mooney, 61(2), March-April 2013.
- Nonlinear Random Vibration: Analytical Techniques and Applications, Second Edition, Cho W.S. To, Reviewed by Robert M. Koch, 61(2), March-April 2013.
- Acoustics Sound Fields and Transducers, Leo L. Beranek and Tim J. Mellow, Reviewed by Neil A. Shaw, 61(2), March-April 2013.
Volume 61(1), January - February 2013
- Sound & Vibration 2.0: Design Guidelines for Health Care Facilities, David M. Sykes, Gregory C. Tocci and William Cavanaugh, Editors, Reviewed by John A. Paulauskis, 61(1), Jan-Feb 2013.
- Noise Mapping in the EU: Models and Procedures, Gaetano Licitra, Editor, Reviewed by Marek Kovacik, 61(1), Jan-Feb 2013.
- Nonlinear Dynamic Phenomena in Mechanics, Jerzy Warminski, Stefano Lenci, Matthew P. Cartmell, Giuseppi Rega and Marian Weircigroch, Editors, Reviewed by Angelo Campanella, 61(1), Jan-Feb 2013.
- Structural Acoustics: Deterministic and Random Phenomena, Joshua E. Greenspon, Reviewed by S.I. Hayek, 61(1), Jan-Feb 2013.
Volume 60(6), November - December 2012
Volume 60(5), September - October 2012
- Making Noise (From Babel to the Big Bang & Beyond), Schwartz Hillel, Reviewed by Dominique J. Cheenne, 60(5), Sept-Oct 2012.
- Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment, Fourth Edition, J. Gasson, R. Therivel and A. Chadwick, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 60(5), Sept-Oct 2012.
Volume 60(4), July - August 2012
Volume 60(3), May - June 2012
- Noise and Vibration Mitigation for Rail Transportation Systems: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Railway Noise, Tatsuo Maeda, Pierre-Etienne Gautier, Carl E. Hansen, Brian Hemsworth, James T. Nelson, Burkhard Schulte-Werning, David Thompson and Paul de Vos, Editors, Reviewed by Hongan Xu, 60(3), May-June 2012.
- Wind Turbine Noise, Dick Bowdler and Geoff Leventhall, Editors, Reviewed by Kenneth Kaliski, 60(3), May-June 2012.
Volume 60(2), March - April 2012
- Auditory and Visual Sensations, Yoichi Ando, Reviewed by David Lloyd Klepper, 60(2), March-April 2012.
- Aircraft Noise Assessment, Prediction and Control, Oleksandr Zaporoshets, Vadim Tokarev and Keith Attenborough, Reviewed by Nicholas P. Miller, 60(2), March-April 2012.
Volume 59(5), September - October 2011
Volume 59(3), May - June 2011
Volume 59(2), March-April 2011
- Speech Dereverbation, Patrick A. Naylor and Nikolay D. Gaubitch, Reviewed by Emily Cross, 59(2), March-April 2011.
- Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8, Ahmed Y. Elghazouli, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 59(2), March-April 2011.
- Auditorium Acoustics Design, Second Edition, Michael Barron, Reviewed by Gary W. Siebein, 59(2), March-April 2011.
- Technology for a Quieter America, The National Academy of Engineering, Reviewed by Eric A. Wood, 59(2), March-April 2011.
Volume 59(1), January - February 2011
- Work Space Acoustics, Mendel Kleiner, David Lloyd Klepper and Rendell R. Torres, Reviewed by Leo L. Beranek, 59(1), Jan-Feb 2011.
- An Introduction to Underwater Acoustics – Principles and Applications, Second Edition, Xavier Lurton, Reviewed by J.M. Cuschieri, 59(1), Jan-Feb 2011.
- Noise – How to Fight a Killer, Stephen Mathey, Reviewed by Jim Cowling, 59(1), Jan-Feb 2011.
Volume 58(6), November - December 2010
- Environmental Noise Barriers: A Guide to their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition, Benz Kotzen and Colin English, Reviewed by Graham Custard, 58(6), Nov-Dec 2010.
- Principles of Marine Bioacoustics, Whitlow W.L. Au and Mardi C. Hastings, Reviewed by Martin L. Pollack, 58(6), Nov-Dec 2010.
- Collected Papers in Building Acoustics: Room Acoustics and Environmental Noise, B. Gibbs, J. Goodchild, C. Hopkins and D. Oldham, Editors, Reviewed by Richard J. Peppin, 58(6), Nov-Dec 2010.
- Ground Improvement by Deep Vibration Methods, Kalus Kirsch and Fabian Kirsch, Reviewed by Dominique J. Cheenne, 58(6), Nov-Dec 2010.
- Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics – Volumes 1 and 2, David Havelock, Sonoko Kuwano and Michael Vorlander, Reviewed by Joaquin E. Moran, 58(6) – Nov-Dec 2010.
Volume 58(5), September - October 2010
- Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, William J. Cavanaugh, Gregory C. Tocci and Joseph A. Wilkes, Editors, Reviewed by Philip Robinson, 58(5), Sept-Oct 2010.
- Acoustic and the Performance of Music, Fifth Edition, Jurgen Meyer, Reviewed by Alberto Behar, 58(5), Sept-Oct 2010.
- Four Short Courses on Harmonic Analysis, B. Forster and P. Massopust, Reviewed by Menachem Rafaelof, 58(5), Sept-Oct 2010.
- Random Vibrations in Space Structures Design – Theory and Applications, Jaap Wijker, Reviewed by Timothy J. Copeland, 58(5), Sept-Oct 2010.
Volume 58(4), July - August 2010
- Room Acoustics, Fifth Edition, Heinrich Kuttruff, Reviewed by Pascal Everton, 58(4), July-Aug 2010.
- Engineering Noise Control, Fourth Edition, David A. Bies and Colin H. Hansen, Reviewed by Tim Kelsall. 58(4), July-Aug 2010.
- The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want, A Book about Noise, Garret Keizer, Reviewed by Nicholas P. Miller, 58(4), July-Aug 2010.
- Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers: Theory, Design and Application, Second Edition, Trevor J. Cox and Peter D’Antonio, Reviewed by Todd A. Busch, 58(4), July-Aug 2010.
- Nonlinear Vibration and Control, David Wagg and Simon Neild, Reviewed by C.W.S.To, 58(4), July-Aug 2010
Volume 58(3), May - June 2010
- Materials and Acoustic Handbook, Michael Bruneau and Catherin Potel, Reviewed by Heinrich J. Metzen, 58(3), May-June 2010.
- Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineering, High W. Coleman and W. Glenn Steele, Reviewed by Mariana Buzhuga, 58(3), May-June 2010.
Volume 57(6), November - December 2009
- Sound Insulation, Carl Hopkins, Reviewed by Heinrich A. Metzen, 57(6), Nov-Dec 2009.
Volume 57(3), May - June 2009
Volume 57(2), March - April 2009
- Vibration Dynamics and Control, Giancarlo Genta, Reviewed by Reginald H. Keith, 57(2), March-April 2009.
- Semi-Active Suspension Control: Improved Vehicle Ride and Road Friendliness, Emanuele Guglielmino, Tudor Sireteanu, Charles W. Stammers, Gheorghe Ghita and Marius Giuclea, Reviewed by Tim Casey, 57(2), March-April 2009.
Volume 57(1), January - February 2009
- Noise and Vibration Mitigation for Rail Transportation Systems: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Railway Noise, B. Schulte-Werning, D. Thompson, P-E. Bautier, C. Hanson, B. Hemsworth. J. Nelson, T. Maeda and P. de Vos, Reviewed by Hugh Saurenman, 57(1), Jan-Feb 2009.
- Formulas of Acoustics, E.P. Mechel, Editor, Reviewed by Metzen, 57(1), Jan-Feb 2009.
- Vibration Testing – Theory and Practice, Kenneth G. McConnell and Paulo S. Varoto, Reviewed by Jeffrey A. Zapfe, 57(1), Jan-Feb 2009.
- Acoustics for Engineers, Jens Blausert and Ning Xiang, Reviewed by Dominique J. Cheenne, 57(1), Jan-Feb 2009.