April 12th, 2006


Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

Cedar Falls Holiday Inn (Greenstreets Restaurant)


Noise and vibration technology play a major role in product design and development. We will learn about state of the art analysis and measurement technology.

Speaker: J. Reggie Byrd

Manager – John Deere Tractor NVH Engineering Group (Noise, Vibration, Harshness)

Reggie grew up in North Carolina. He received his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from N.C. State University. He started work at John Deere at the Product Engineering in 1977, working in the Applied Mechanics Department. Reggie is currently the Manager of the Tractor NVH Group in the Engineering Analysis Department.

Program Chair: Brian Carlson

Price: $12.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent.)

Time: Social period: 6:00 P.M.

Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at Greenstreets Restaurant, 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls

Presentation: 7:30 – 8:00 PM

Reservations: Contact Jim Garrett via phone (319) 233 - 3052 or email ( jigarrett@msn.com ), by noon on Monday, 10 April 2006. Leave name and message on answering machine. Guests are welcome, please make a reservation. Indicate if special dinner preparations are necessary.

Dues: 2005-2006 Dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer: Verlyn Knief at P.O. Box 141, Waverly, IA 50677 or paid at the meeting. If your mailing label shows "S06", you are paid up through September 2006.