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Prof Andy Moorhouse
Prof Andy Moorhouse
postal addressRoom 103 Newton Building, University of Salford, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT.
email addressa.t.moorhouse@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0)161 295 5490
website addresshttps://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=YCUp7aMAAAAJ
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Acoustics Research Centre
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Associate Member of Research Centre: Engineering 2050 Research Centre
From October 2009 to September 2011.
Profile Summary

Structure-borne sound and vibration, Vibro acoustics, Virtual acoustic prototypes, Low frequency sound

Key Projects
2017
Oct
Advanced Structural Acoustics (iCase)
DSTL, 83,063.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (90%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (10%).
2017
Jan
KTP with Cosmotec
Innovate UK, 172,070.00.
Principal Investigator: O Umnova (75%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (25%).
2016
Oct
Sound Reduction Index pediction tool: Phase 4
Metal Cladding & Roofers Association Ltd, 7,250.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (100%).
2016
Oct
KTP with Farrat Isolevel Limited
Innovate UK, 208,281.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (30%). Co-Investigator: A Elliott (70%).
2016
Aug
Acoustic testing of floor coverings for in room impact noise reduction
Nora Systems Inc, 19,060.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (80%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (20%).
2016
Jun
Embedding measured data within a computational framework for vibro-acoustic design
EPSRC, 495,573.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (80%). Co-Investigator: A Elliott (20%).
2016
Jan
Acoustic Treatments (Part 2)
QinetiQ Ltd, 12,030.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (60%). Co-Investigators: O Umnova (10%), R Oldfield (10%), A Moorhouse (20%).
2015
Jun
Cracking noise investigation phase II
Gypsum Products Development Association, 47,336.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (70%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (30%).
2015
Mar
Sound Reduction Index prediction tool: Phase 3
Metal Cladding & Roofers Association Ltd, 33,000.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (100%).
2015
Mar
Sound Reduction Index prediction tool - Training Course
Metal Cladding & Roofers Association Ltd, 2,000.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (100%).
2015
Feb
Acoustic Treatments (Part 1)
QinetiQ Ltd, 41,554.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (60%). Co-Investigators: R Oldfield (20%), A Moorhouse (20%).
2014
Oct
Enhanced heat transfer in thermoacoustic devices using porous materials: pre-proof-of-concept research
Pubble Hill Ltd, 11,117.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (50%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (50%).
2014
Jul
Virtual Acoustic Prototypes for domestic products
Technology Strategy Board, 131,861.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (50%). Co-Investigator: A Elliott (50%).
2013
Dec
Sound reduction index prediction tool
Metal Cladding & Roofers Association Ltd, 25,610.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (80%). Co-Investigator: A Elliott (20%).
2013
Nov
Characterisation of vibration sources and isolators for structure bone sound
Boeing Corp, 25,035.00.
Principal Investigator: A Elliott (80%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (20%).
2013
Sep
Independent advice on wind turbine noise monitoring
Scottish Executive, 3,423.00.
Principal Investigator: S Von Hunerbein (95%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (5%).
2013
Apr
Health Impacts of Wind Turbines, Literature Study
University of Edinburgh, 15,596.00.
Principal Investigator: S Von Hunerbein (80%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (20%).
2013
Feb
Focussed Noise Monitoring Study 2013
DEFRA, 46,000.00.
Principal Investigator: D Waddington (90%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (10%).
2012
Feb
Development of an active noise cancellation system
Bentley Motors, 48,000.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (75%). Co-Investigator: M Avis (25%).
2011
Feb
Rewrite of H3 guidance note for Noise and Vibration
Environment Agency, 4,853.00.
Principal Investigator: D Waddington (90%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (10%).
2010
Nov
Cargovibes
EC (Framework), 157,958.00.
Principal Investigator: D Waddington (50%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (50%).
2009
Oct
Research into Noise and Vibration from Building Mounted Micro-Turbines (NANR 244)
DEFRA, 134,882.00.
Principal Investigator: A Moorhouse (34%). Co-Investigators: S Von Hunerbein (33%), D Waddington (33%).
2009
Sep
Low frequency noise from large wind turbines - Listening Tests
Delta, 60,516.00.
Principal Investigator: S Von Hunerbein (50%). Co-Investigator: A Moorhouse (50%).
2008
Jan
Research into the human response to vibration in residential environments (NANR209)
DEFRA, 496,966.00.
Principal Investigator: D Waddington (70%). Co-Investigators: A Steele (10%), A Moorhouse (20%).
2005
May
Peer Review of Research on Coping Strategies
DEFRA, 1,618.00.
Investigator: A Moorhouse (100%).
2004
Dec
Noise from pubs and clubs
DEFRA, 11,395.00.
Investigators: W Davies (80%), A Moorhouse (20%).
2004
Jul
KTP between University of Salford and Industrial Capacitors Ltd
Technology Strategy Board, 70,320.00.
Investigators: A Moorhouse (10%), P Duncan (90%).
2004
May
LAMONOV
CETIM, 134,160.00.
Investigator: A Moorhouse (100%).
2003
Dec
Methods for the Assessment of Low Frequency Noise
DEFRA, 62,271.00.
Investigators: W Davies (15%), T Cox (15%), A Moorhouse (70%).
Key Presence
Invited Papers and Lectures
2016
Oct

 Vibro-acoustics is now an essential aspect of design for many products, for example in automotive and aerospace engineering and domestic products. However, whilst computer design aids are highly advanced in many areas, it... more >>.

2015
Apr

 Many measurement approaches in acoustics and vibration rely on inverse methods to obtain unknown inputs or system properties from measured outputs. For example, methods like inverse force synthesis are able to probe insid... more >>.

2009
May

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2005
Nov

The concept of Virtual Acoustic Prototypes (VAPs) is explained and is illustrated with examples. A VAP is a computer representation of a machine (e.g. a lawnmower), such that it can be he... more >>.