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Secretary Required

24 Acoustics has recently seen a surge in demand for our expert witness services.  We provide expert reports written for the courts in connection with industrial deafness claims.  This is high profile work which requires a high degree of attention to detail both from the engineers undertaking the work and the back office administrative staff supporting the work. As a result we are seeking to appoint a meticulously organised secretary who will administer and fully manage these projects on behalf of our engineers throughout each project’s lifecycle.  The role is based at our rural offices in Hampshire, just outside Romsey. For further details please refer to the attached job description or contact Reuben Peckham on 01794 515999 or reuben@24acoustics.co.uk Deadline for applications- 21 September 2016....

Egyptian Relic Curse Solved By 24 Acoustics

The rotating Egyptian statue at Manchester Museum: An explanation by Steve Gosling, 24 Acoustics Introduction 24 Acoustics Ltd was asked by Shiver TV to participate in a forthcoming new TV programme “Mystery Map” to investigate the possible cause of why an Egyptian statue mysteriously rotates in a locked display cabinet at the Manchester Museum (The University of Manchester). Only two key-holders had access to the cabinet and both had differing opinions on how the statue should be displayed – facing forward (as is normally the case) or facing backward, given that there is an inscription on the rear of importance “An offering which the king gives to Osiris, Lord of Life, that he may give a voice offering, consisting of bread, beer, oxen and fowl...

The Sound of Old School Formula 1 Mapped in London

As a technical R&D exercise to extend in house noise mapping abilities, engineers from 24 Acoustics have created an animation of a F1 car from 2013 racing up The Mall in Central London. The animation is made up from a series of noise maps, each incorporating a unique speed, location and source noise level from the car.  The exercise involved the creation of more than 1,200 individual noise maps, comprising a total of 221 million data points.

Bow Bells and the London Cockney

According to tradition, in order to qualify as a true London Cockney, you must be born with earshot of the bells from St. Mary-Le-Bow Church in London 24 Acoustics has recently worked with The Times Atlas of London to determine the extent of the audibility of the bells today, in 2012 and also in 1851 at the time of the Great Exhibition. This involved extensive noise surveys whilst the bells were tolling and detailed propagation modelling and consideration of background noise throughout north-east London to determine the level of audibility. Further information is available on the Times Atlas of London website or by contacting 24 Acoustics by clicking here. By Reuben Peckham
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