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  • Smartphone app improves vibration testing setup at Faurecia

    Smartphone app improves vibration testing setup at Faurecia

    Setting up for modal analysis is time consuming and can be a painstaking task. But with the Transducer Smart Setup app, automotive seating manufacturer, Faurecia, could drastically reduce the setup time and risk of human errors. Modal testing is ...

  • Designing that unique Ferrari sound using NVH Simulation

    Designing that unique Ferrari sound using NVH Simulation

    Our NVH simulation technology enabled Ferrari to perform virtual evaluations of alternative design decisions in an interactive, free-driving scenario. Ferraris are distinguished by a unique sound that is as carefully tuned as a piece of music. ...

  • On the right track

    On the right track

    High-speed train manufacturer, CAF, rely on world-class beamforming technology to reduce the noise generated by their trains – helping to make high-speed trains a more viable option for travellers and operators alike. ...

  • First short-term noise monitoring system for airports launched

    First short-term noise monitoring system for airports launched

    Airport Noise Monitoring On Demand increases flexibility for investigation, compliance or planned changes Brüel & Kjær today announced the release of Airport Noise Monitoring On Demand, a system that enables airports to temporarily ...

  • Safeguarding neighbours from construction noise

    Safeguarding neighbours from construction noise

    The project to modernise Twickenham railway station would affect residential properties standing only a few feet away from the station. Over the past few years, regular improvement works on the tracks have caused disturbance to residents, who ...

  • Utilising the Strengths of Different Sound Sensor Networks in Smart City Noise Management

    Utilising the Strengths of Different Sound Sensor Networks in Smart City Noise Management

    City noise management involves a variety of disciplines such as planning, mapping, action plans, policing, complaint management, abatement and public awareness. With the wide availability of mobile broadband internet access coupled with low cost ...

    Douglas Manvell

  • Mitigating the effect of weather on environmental noise measurements

    Mitigating the effect of weather on environmental noise measurements

    Many factors play a part when creating a reliable environmental noise assessment. This paper provides a practical look at the effect of weather conditions on sound levels to raise awareness of the importance of meteorology in noise measurements. It ...

    Mike Turner;Douglas Manvell;M Dowie

  • How to test phones for noisy environments?

    How to test phones for noisy environments?

    Whether walking down a noisy street or talking on speakerphone, telephone users expect clear voice transmission. Sophisticated signal processing enhances human speech above background noise, but as there are different methods to test this ...

  • Bringing communities on board with comprehensive noise management - Manchester Airport

    Bringing communities on board with comprehensive noise management - Manchester Airport

    For Manchester Airports Group (M.A.G), upgrading their noise management technology was a unique opportunity to optimize operations across its network of UK airports and build on its already impressive and well-established Corporate Social ...

  • Recording audio with level triggers - Sound Level Meters

    Recording audio with level triggers - Sound Level Meters

    Recording audio from a sound level meter measurement is sometimes necessary. Perhaps you need to listen to identify the source of a noise or for post-processing – or even to play back to a project stakeholder. If a measurement is short, ...

    Michael Whiteman - Brüel & Kjær

  • Short-term noise monitoring with DELTA - Case Study

    Short-term noise monitoring with DELTA - Case Study

    Acoustical expert, DELTA expanded its noise measurement capabilities by subscribing to Bruel & Kjaer`s Noise Sentinel On Demand service. DELTA - one of the leading acoustical consultant companies in Denmark - accepted a project to measure ...

  • NoiseDesk: An effective partner in running a comprehensive airport noise abatement program

    NoiseDesk: An effective partner in running a comprehensive airport noise abatement program

    To comply with environmental noise regulations, Newcastle International Airport Limited needed to manage and reduce environmental noise where necessary, and preserve the current noise level where it was already acceptable. NoiseDesk enabled them to ...

    Bruel & Kjaer/Newcastle International Airport Limited.

  • Measurement Uncertainty in Environmental Noise Measurement

    Measurement Uncertainty in Environmental Noise Measurement

    Any measurement is meaningless without an uncertainty or tolerance associated with it. All measured numbers contain errors, and as such have an associated uncertainty. Disturbing as it is to an engineer, it is actually not possible to measure ...

    Michael Whiteman

  • Creating an entire country`s noise map - Case Study

    Creating an entire country`s noise map - Case Study

    To comply with the European Union’s Environmental Noise Directive 2002/49/EC, member states are required to create updated noise maps for large urban areas and major transportation sources every five years. The English government commissioned ...

  • Safeguarding Neighbours from Construction Noise London Borough of Richmond case study

    Safeguarding Neighbours from Construction Noise London Borough of Richmond case study

    A project to modernise Twickenham railway station before the 2015 Rugby World Cup faced neighbours who are sensitive to noise. An outsourced monitoring solution ensured legal compliance and provided a web-based interface. Sharing data with the ...

  • Short-term noise monitoring with Delta Acoustics case study

    Short-term noise monitoring with Delta Acoustics case study

    Noise monitoring does not require a large amount of expertise or investment in expensive equipment. DELTA learned how measurement projects with high technology demands could easily be solved with a Noise Sentinel On Demand subscription. Challenge ...

  • Maximizing mining within noise limits the Tomingley Gold Mine case study case study

    Maximizing mining within noise limits the Tomingley Gold Mine case study case study

    Tomingley Gold Operations (TGO) needed to control their noise impact on the nearby community of Tomingley. The mine has great focus on keeping a good relationship with their neighbours and noise control is a prerequisite for obtaining and keeping ...

  • Airbus Helicopters: Monitoring gearboxes with HUMS accelerometers case study

    Airbus Helicopters: Monitoring gearboxes with HUMS accelerometers case study

    Airbus Helicopters needed highly robust, flight-certified accelerometers for permanent monitoring of gearboxes to be quickly designed and delivered. Challenge For helicopters, one of the most dangerous possible scenarios – worse than engine ...

  • Suzuki Wind Tunnel used for full-vehicle noise source identification case study

    Suzuki Wind Tunnel used for full-vehicle noise source identification case study

    The Suzuki name can be seen on a full range of motorcycles, automobiles, outboard motors, and related products and is recognised throughout the world for quality products offering both reliability and originality. And Suzuki is always creating ...

  • New techniques to determine specific noise for increasing the effectiveness of continuous unattended noise monitoring systems

    New techniques to determine specific noise for increasing the effectiveness of continuous unattended noise monitoring systems

    Continuous, unattended noise monitoring systems can immediately alert you should noise levels exceed defined criteria. Once alerted to an exceedance, operators can act to return levels to compliance. This approach has two significant limitations. ...

    Douglas Manvell and Phil Stollery