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NOTE: This month's presentation continues with the webinar format, due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, and will be held during lunch time on November 18th.  After registering on the National Capital Chapter website, all registrants will be sent follow up email(s) periodically with the information to access the Zoom meeting.


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November Presentation: Industrial Noise and Vibration Mitigation

When: November 18, 2020, Noon-2pm

Where: Webinar




This presentation will discuss the noise and vibration related problem in a typical industrial setting and ways to go about mitigating them. It will start by summarizing some of the basic principles of sound and vibration, discuss allowable noise limits for residential and work setting and identify common industrial noise and vibration sources. Finally reviewing potential cost effective mitigation options that is suitable for various different constraints. 


Jagannath (Jag) Rajasekaran

Jagannath (Jag) Rajasekaran is the Lead Engineer for Parklane Mechanical Acoustics located in Oakville, ON, Canada and leads the US operations for Parklane’s subsidiary stationed in Naples, Florida.

Previously, Mr. Rajasekaran was a Research Engineer and an Aero-acoustic Engineer with MDS Aero Support Corp., a gas turbine test facility design company, in Ottawa, ON, Canada. He holds B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India and M.A.Sc in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada and a certified Project Management Professional .

At Parklane, Mr. Rajasekaran designs and implementsvarious noise mitigation solutions for institutional, commercial and industrial applications. As the lead acoustic engineer he provides assessment to identify core deliverables, risk levels, design requirements and practical feasibility for implementing potential noise mitigation solutions to acoustic consultants and customers alike.  He also specializes in designing custom STC rated acoustic panels for wall cladding of industrial equipment enclosures.





National Capital Chapter Welcomes our sister chapters from Region III:

Pittsburgh and Lehigh Valley

to this bonus virtual presentation on Acoustics in HVAC Design




Below is the NCC chpater meeting calendar for 2020-2021


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