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Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Effective Acoustic Planning and Design for Healthcare Facilities”; Chris Papadimos and Roman Wowk; Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Exposition; Chicago, IL; October 2012
  • “Acoustics for Dummies, Staying out of Trouble”; Chris Papadimos, Roman Wowk, Benjamin P. Sun, P.E.; ASHRAE Redwood Empire; December 2011.
  • “Acoustic and Vibration Control for Healthcare Facilities”; Chris Papadimos; Healthcare Design Conference; Nashville, TN; November 2011.
  • “Practical Considerations for Helicopter Noise Control in Healthcare Facilities”; Chris Papadimos and Roman Wowk; 161st Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2011.
  • “Acoustical Performance Standards for Schools”; Jerry Lilly and Roman Wowk, LEED AP BD+C; Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine, September 2010.
  • “Acoustic and Vibration Considerations for Advanced Microscopy Suites”; Chris Papadimos; Proceedings of the Annual Microscopy & Microanalysis Conference & Exhibition by the Microscopy Society of America, August 2010.
  • “Controlling Audible Tones from Mechanical Equipment”; Roman Wowk, LEED AP BD+C; Proceedings of the Annual Technical Conference for the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers, June 2010.
  • “Acoustic and Vibration Consideration for Animal Research Facilities: Planning through Construction”; Papadimos, Gorton, Wowk; ALN Magazine, May/June 2010 Issue.
  • “A Method for Determining the Force Spectrum produced by Mechanical Equipment”; Papadimos and Gorton; Noise-Con Annual Conference, April 2010.
  • “Computer Modeling of Exterior Mechanical Equipment Noise to Develop Mitigation for Code Compliance”; Papadimos and Wowk; Noise-Con Annual Conference, April 2010.
  • “Validation of a Simple Method for Assessing Typical Floor Vibration Issues”; Andrew Gorton; Proceedings of the Annual IMAC Conference, January 2008.
  • “Plumbing Noise: a Phenomenon of Urban Living” ; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Noise Con Conference of the INCE; Reno, October 2007
  • “Master Planning & Design of a Science and Technology Park”; Chris Papadimos; peer reviewed manuscript; Journal of the Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology, Vol 49, 2006.
  • “Forty Years of Plumbing Noise Control”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Acoustical Society of America; Fall Meeting, 2005.
  • “Vibration Case Study: California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA”; Chris Papadimos; SPIE Proceedings, 50th Annual Meeting and Exhibition on Optics and Photonics, August 2005.
  • “Fogg Art Museum Lecture Room” ; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA and Brian Katz; Forum Acusticum Conference; Budapest, 2005
  • “Acoustic and vibration design considerations for healthcare facilities”; Chris Papadimos; AIA San Francisco Chapter Presentation, July 2005.
  • “Historical Perspectives on Noise and Vibration Design Considerations for Cleanroom Projects”; Chris Papadimos; ESTECH 2001 Conference Proceedings for the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST), April 2001.
  • “The flowering of architectural acoustics in the twentieth century”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Acoustical Society of America, Spring Meeting, June 2000.
  • “Micro-Vibration Criteria for 300mm and Beyond”; Papadimos and Leung; Semiconductor Fabtech 10th Edition, December 1999.
  • “Architectural requirements of pipe organs”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Acoustical Society of America – Fall Meeting, November 1999.
  • “Building Acoustics and Noise Control”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; American Institute of Architects Conference, November 1999.
  • “Treatise on Acoustic Performance for State of the Art Cleanrooms”; Chris Papadimos; SPIE Proceedings, Volume 3786, July 1999.
  • “Classroom Design for Good Hearing”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; American Institute of Architects Conference – Better Schools for a New Century, April 1999.
  • “Acoustical Considerations in Universal Design”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Center for Universal Design – Annual Conference, Designing for the 21st Century, June 1998.
  • “A Unique Setting for an Opera Orchestra”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Joint Meeting of International Congress on Acoustics and Acoustical Society of America, June 1998.
  • “Designing and Retrofitting Buildings for Noise Control”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Construction Specifications Institute – Annual Convention, June 1998.
  • “Sounds of Contemporary Worship – a significant design challenge”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; American Institute of Architects Conference – Light and Sound for Sacred Spaces, October 1997.
  • “Acoustical Guidelines for Building Design”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Chapter in the Encyclopedia of Acoustics, Wiley, 1997.
  • “A Modest Proposal for Enhancement of Existing Spaces for Music Performance” ; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; 3rd joint meeting of Acoustical Society of America/Japan, Dec. 1996.
  • “The Construction of Music Buildings”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Annual Conference of the National Association of Schools of Music, November 1996.
  • “Logical Design for Good Acoustics”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; American Institute of Architects – Annual Convention, May 1995.
  • “Acoustics for Catholic Worship”; Ewart Wetherill, AIA, FASA; Form/Reform – National Conference on Environment and Art for Catholic Worship, March 1995.