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Prof David Oldham MSc, DPhil.

Professor Architecture

    Publications

    2011

    Sustainable acoustic absorbers from the biomass (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., Egan, C. A., & Cookson, R. D. (2011). Sustainable acoustic absorbers from the biomass. Applied Acoustics, 72(6), 350-363. doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.12.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.12.009

    2010

    The Development of a Broad Band Sound Absorber using Materials from the Biomass (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., Egan, C. A., & Jiménez-Espada, M. (2010). The Development of a Broad Band Sound Absorber using Materials from the Biomass. In 1st EAA EuroRegio 2010. Ljubljana, Solvenia.

    Collected papers in Building Acoustics: Room Acoustics and Environmental Noise (Book)

    Gibbs, B. M., Goodchild, J., Hopkins, C., & Oldham, D. J. (Eds.) (2010). Collected papers in Building Acoustics: Room Acoustics and Environmental Noise. Brentwood: Multi-Science Publishing.

    2009

    'A parametric investigation of the acoustical performance of simple noise barrier top edge devices' (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., & Egan, C. A. (2009). 'A parametric investigation of the acoustical performance of simple noise barrier top edge devices'. In 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (pp. Paper 664). Krakow: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.

    Collected Papers in Building Acoustics: Sound Transmission (Book)

    Gibbs, B. M., Goodchild, J., Hopkins, A., & Oldham, D. J. (Eds.) (2009). Collected Papers in Building Acoustics: Sound Transmission. Brentwood: Multi-Science Publ. Co. Ltd..

    The development of a practical top edge device for a noise barrier (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., Egan, C. A., & Jimenez, E. M. (2009). The development of a practical top edge device for a noise barrier. In The 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (pp. Paper 665). Krakow: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.

    2008

    'Noise generation in ventilation systems by the interaction of airflow with duct discontinuities: Part 2 Take-offs' (Journal article)

    Waddington, D. C., & Oldham, D. J. (2008). 'Noise generation in ventilation systems by the interaction of airflow with duct discontinuities: Part 2 Take-offs'. Building Acoustics, 15(1), 49-71.

    'The absorption characteristics of Muslim worshippers' (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., & Elkhateeb, A. (2008). 'The absorption characteristics of Muslim worshippers'. Building Acoustics, 15(4), 335-348.

    'The architectural development of the historic Masjids in Cairo and its acoustical impact' (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., & Elkhateeb, A. (2008). 'The architectural development of the historic Masjids in Cairo and its acoustical impact'. Building Acoustics, 15(3), 197-229.

    2007

    'A Markovian technique for predicting noise propagation in streets containing obstructions' (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., & Haron, Z. (2007). 'A Markovian technique for predicting noise propagation in streets containing obstructions'. In 19th International Congress on Acoustics (pp. 8). Madrid: ICA.

    'Chapter 111: Aerodynamic sound generation in low speed flow ducts.' (Chapter)

    Oldham, D. J., & Waddington, D. C. (2007). 'Chapter 111: Aerodynamic sound generation in low speed flow ducts.'. In M. J. Crocker (Ed.), Handbook of Noise and Vibration Control (pp. 1323-1327). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

    'Noise generation in ventilation systems by the interaction of airflow with duct discontinuities: Part 1 bends' (Journal article)

    Waddington, D. C., & Oldham, D. J. (2007). 'Noise generation in ventilation systems by the interaction of airflow with duct discontinuities: Part 1 bends'. Building Acoustics, 14(3), 179-201.

    'The acoustical potential of reed panels for partitions in sustainable construction' (Conference Paper)

    Jiménez, M., Díaz, C., Oldham, D. J., Fernández-Cabo, J., & Pedrero, A. (2007). 'The acoustical potential of reed panels for partitions in sustainable construction'. In The 19th InternationalCongress on Acoustics (pp. 8). Madrid: ICA.

    'The development of techniquesfor assessing the combined acoustic and airflow performance of natural ventilation strategies' (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., de Salis, M. H., & Sharples, S. (2007). 'The development of techniquesfor assessing the combined acoustic and airflow performance of natural ventilation strategies'. In The 19th International Congress on Acoustics (pp. 8). Madrid: ICA.

    A computer algorithm for the generation of three dimensional acoustical forms: application to an investigation of the acoustics of a fan shaped auditorium. (Journal article)

    Hetherington, R. E., & Oldham, D. J. (2007). A computer algorithm for the generation of three dimensional acoustical forms: application to an investigation of the acoustics of a fan shaped auditorium.. Building Acoustics, 14(4), 311-327.

    An experimental investigation of the potential of biomass materials as porous sound absorbers (Conference Paper)

    Cookson, R. D., Oldham, D. J., Egan, C. A., & Seiffert, G. (2007). An experimental investigation of the potential of biomass materials as porous sound absorbers. In ICA 2007 Madrid (pp. 8). Madrid: ICA.

    Investigating the action of complex highway noise barriers by means of sound field visualization (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., & Egan, C. A. (2007). Investigating the action of complex highway noise barriers by means of sound field visualization. In 4th International Conference Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (pp. 14). Bangkok: 4th International Conference Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization.

    Sustainable Acoustic Absorbers from the Biomass (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., Egan, C. A., & Seiffert, G. (2007). Sustainable Acoustic Absorbers from the Biomass. In The Institute of Acoustics Spring Conference Vol. 29 (pp. 8). Cambridge: The Institute of Acoustics.

    2006

    'A Markovian approach to the prediction of noise propagation' (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D., & Haron, Z. (2006). 'A Markovian approach to the prediction of noise propagation'. In J. Eberhardsteiner, H. A. Mang, & H. Waubke (Eds.), 'The Thirtheenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV13)' (pp. 8). Vienna: Vienna University of Technology.

    'The generation and 3-dimensional display of auditorium forms by means of the WWW' (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D., & Hetherington, R. (2006). 'The generation and 3-dimensional display of auditorium forms by means of the WWW'. In J. Eberhardsteiner, H. A. Mang, & H. Waubke (Eds.), The Thirtheenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration (pp. 8). Vienna: Vienna University of Technology.

    An investigation of the use of top edge treatments to enhance the performance of a noise barrier using the Boundary Element Method (Conference Paper)

    Egan, C. A., Chilekwa, V., & Oldham, D. J. (2006). An investigation of the use of top edge treatments to enhance the performance of a noise barrier using the Boundary Element Method. In J. Eberhardsteiner, H. A. Mang, & H. Waubke (Eds.), Thirteenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV13) (pp. 8). Vienna: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.

    The acoustical characteristics of reed configurations (Conference Paper)

    Chilekwa, V., Seiffert, G., Egan, C. A., & Oldham, D. J. (2006). The acoustical characteristics of reed configurations. In The 6th European Conference on Noise Control (pp. 6). Tampere: European Acoustics Association.

    2005

    A scale model investigation of sound reflection from building façades (Journal article)

    Ismail, M. R., & Oldham, D. J. (2005). A scale model investigation of sound reflection from building façades. Applied Acoustics, 66(2), 123-147. doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2004.07.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2004.07.007

    Environmental noise modelling using stochastic techniques (Conference Paper)

    Haron, Z., & Oldham, D. J. (2005). Environmental noise modelling using stochastic techniques. In Institute of Acoustics Autumn Meeting Vol. 27 (pp. 111-121). Oxford: Institute of Acoustics.

    Modelling the Acoustical and Airflow Performance of Simple Lined Ventilation Apertures (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., Kang, J., & Brocklesby, M. W. (2005). Modelling the Acoustical and Airflow Performance of Simple Lined Ventilation Apertures. Building Acoustics, 12(4), 277-292. doi:10.1260/135101005775219139

    DOI: 10.1260/135101005775219139

    Modelling the acoustical and airflow performance of lined ventilation apertures (Conference Paper)

    Oldham, D. J., Kang, J., & Brocklesby, M. (2005). Modelling the acoustical and airflow performance of lined ventilation apertures. In 12th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (pp. Paper 456). Lisbon: International Institute of Sound and Vibration.

    The application of stochastic techniques to the prediction and management of noise from open site activities (Conference Paper)

    Haron, Z., & Oldham, D. J. (2005). The application of stochastic techniques to the prediction and management of noise from open site activities. In International INCE Symposium (pp. 122-128). Le Mans: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.

    Web based room acoustic tutorials using 3D models of auditoria (Conference Paper)

    Hetherington, R. E., Oldham, D. J., & Oldham, J. C. (2005). Web based room acoustic tutorials using 3D models of auditoria. In 12th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (pp. Paper 458). Lisbon: International Institute of Sound and Vibration.

    2004

    Reducing the ingress of urban noise through natural ventilation openings (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., de Salis, M. H., & Sharples, S. (2004). Reducing the ingress of urban noise through natural ventilation openings. Indoor Air, 14(s8), 118-126. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0668.2004.00294.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0668.2004.00294.x

    Stochastic modelling in building and environmental acoustics (Chapter)

    Haron, Z., & Oldham, D. J. (2004). Stochastic modelling in building and environmental acoustics. In S. G. Panalai (Ed.), Recent Research Developments in Sound and Vibration 2 (Vol. 2, pp. 213-234). Trivandrum: Transworld Research Network.

    2003

    Computer modelling of urban noise propagation. (Journal article)

    Ismail, M. R., & Oldham, D. J. (2003). Computer modelling of urban noise propagation.. Building Acoustics, 10(3), 221-253.

    2002

    Characterizing holes in duct walls using resonance frequencies (Journal article)

    de Salis, M. H. F., Movchan, N. V., & Oldham, D. J. (2002). Characterizing holes in duct walls using resonance frequencies. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 111(6), 2583-2593. doi:10.1121/1.1470506

    DOI: 10.1121/1.1470506

    Noise control strategies for naturally ventilated buildings (Journal article)

    De Salis, M. H. F., Oldham, D. J., & Sharples, S. (2002). Noise control strategies for naturally ventilated buildings. Building and Environment, 37(5), 471-484. doi:10.1016/s0360-1323(01)00047-6

    DOI: 10.1016/s0360-1323(01)00047-6

    The effect of the urban street canyon on the noise from low flying aircraft (Journal article)

    Ismail, M. R., & Oldham, D. J. (2002). The effect of the urban street canyon on the noise from low flying aircraft. Building Acoustics, 9, 233-251.

    2001

    A computer model for predicting the performance of complex parallel shading devices (Journal article)

    Al-Shareef, F. M., Oldham, D. J., & Carter, D. J. (2001). A computer model for predicting the performance of complex parallel shading devices. Building and Environment, 38(5), 605-618.

    The development of a rapid single spectrum technique for determining the blockage characteristics of a finite length duct (Journal article)

    de Salis, M. F. H., & Oldham, D. J. (2001). The development of a rapid single spectrum technique for determining the blockage characteristics of a finite length duct. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 243(4), 625-640.

    The prediction of airflow noise in ventilation systems from considerations of similarity (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., & Waddington, D. C. (2001). The prediction of airflow noise in ventilation systems from considerations of similarity. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 248(4), 780-787.

    2000

    A computer investigation of the performance of virtual reflectors: Part 1 development of the method (Journal article)

    El-Zeky, L., & Oldham, D. J. (2000). A computer investigation of the performance of virtual reflectors: Part 1 development of the method. Building Acoustics, 7(1), 57-73.

    A computer investigation of the performance of virtual reflectors: Part 2 - the effects of room conditions. (Journal article)

    El-Zeky, L., & Oldham, D. J. (2000). A computer investigation of the performance of virtual reflectors: Part 2 - the effects of room conditions.. Building Acoustics, 7(2).

    1999

    Generalized flow noise prediction curves for air duct elements (Journal article)

    Waddington, D. C., & Oldham, D. J. (1999). Generalized flow noise prediction curves for air duct elements. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 222(1), 163-169.

    'Modification of the acoustical properties of an auditorium by means of virual reflectors.' (Journal article)

    Oldham, D. J., & El-Zeky, L. (1999). 'Modification of the acoustical properties of an auditorium by means of virual reflectors.'. Architectural Science Review., 42, 63-68.

    1998

    'The use of virtual reflectors to improve speech intelligibility in open stage auditoria.' (Journal article)

    El-Zeky, L., & Oldham, D. J. (1998). 'The use of virtual reflectors to improve speech intelligibility in open stage auditoria.'. Building Acoustics, 5(1), 57-68.