Environmental Acoustics News

  • Connect with Brüel & Kjær at ACOUSTIC 2018

      Designed around the needs and tasks of engineers, BK Connect’s platform is suitable for use across many different industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical and more.     ...

  • A new generation of green men

    In response to the trend towards high-quality audio in mobile phones and the increasing popularity of headphones and headsets for communication and entertainment, Brüel & Kjær has developed the new High-frequency Head and Torso Simulator (HATS) Type 5128.  High-frequency HATS addresses the need for realistic, accurate and repeatable acoustic measurements across the full ...

  • Advance your acoustic and vibration knowledge

    Sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK’s 2017 training courses, provide a variety of theoretical and practical classes, ideal for engineers and consultants.   The first session is the company’s Acoustic & Vibration Introduction for Design & Test Engineers course, starting on 5th September. This has been designed for industrial ...

  • Wölfel at Internoise 2017 In Hong Kong To Release New Immi Version With Spectacular New Functionalities

    INTER-NOISE 2017, the 46th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, will be held in Hong Kong, China, between 27 and 30 August 2017. The Congress is organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in conjunction with NVH Branch, Society of Automotive Engineering China and the Acoustical Society of China.   We are proud to ...


    By Wölfel Group

  • XL2 Sound Level Meter Calibration according to IEC standard

    In addition to developing and manufacturing audio, acoustic and vibration measurement systems, NTi Audio also offers a range of calibration and maintenance services for its devices. Besides the calibration of individual system components, a complete Sound Level Meter calibration according to IEC61672-3: 2013 is now available. The XL2 Analyzer and microphone are subjected to a series of acoustic ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • NEW Class 1 sound calibrator Nor1256!

    Nor1256 is a small battery-operated precision class 1 microphone calibrator conforming to IEC60942 and ANSI S1.40. The combination of two different levels and two different frequencies allow both level linearity and frequency linearity to be verified. In addition the sound calibrator measures the environmental conditions; air pressure, temperature and humidity. ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • WKC Group Engineers Undertake the Detailed Noise Modelling Study for the Karbala Refinery Project in Iraq

    WKC Group recently undertook a detailed noise modelling study for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Phase of the Karbala Refinery Project (KRP), located 100km south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi oil ministry awarded the US$6 billion contract to the Korean consortium of Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC), Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd (HEC), GS Engineering and Construction ...


    By WKC Group

  • BAE Systems selects Brüel & Kjær to develop Acoustic Signature Management System for new UK Royal Navy vessels

    BAE Systems has awarded Brüel & Kjær the Design Development Agreement to deliver a Hull Vibration Monitoring System (HVME) for the UK Royal Navy's Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS). Reducing a ship’s radiated noise signature is a key element to its tactical deployment, and an HVME system is the ideal means for this - providing self-noise monitoring capabilities ...

  • Brüel & Kjær UK launches 2017 training course calendar

    The company’s training starts in March, with the two-day PULSE™ User Training session. This specialist course covers both the basics and the more advanced features of Brüel & Kjær’s PULSE multi-analyser system. Delegates can also take advantage of an optional third day - PULSE Reflex™ user training - to receive ...

  • Cirrus is a Founding Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics

    Did you know that Cirrus has been a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics since 1989? This is something of which we are very proud and Cirrus, alongside Brüel and Kjaer, is one of the remaining Founding Key Sponsors. Cirrus has had a long standing relationship with the Institute and the UK acoustics industry stretching back over many years, going back to when Cirrus was ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • NOC’s Autosub Long Range is Boaty McBoatface

    In March 2016 the Natural Environment Research Council launched a campaign to find a name for the UK’s next world-class polar research ship. One suggestion in particular captured the nation’s imagination and #BoatyMcBoatface was soon trending on Twitter and being talked about all over the world! The ship was named another popular choice, RRS Sir ...

  • Autumn acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer

    The first session - Acoustic & Vibration Introduction for Design & Test Engineers - is a three-day course running from 13th to 15th September. It provides industrial engineers with a thorough understanding of the basic concepts that are important for airborne and structure-borne noise - and vibration in machinery. During the same month is the two-day PULSE User Day session, which starts ...

  • Brüel & Kjær has the key

    Brüel & Kjær is proud to be one of the key sponsors for the Acoustics 2016 conference, taking place in Chesford Grange, Warwickshire on 5th and 6th September. Organised by the Institute of Acoustics (IOA), this two-day event is a series of lectures and presentations covering a range of topics such as building acoustics, environmental noise, measurement and ...

  • Sound and vibration show roars into its twenties

    Now entering its 20th year, Brüel & Kjær’s sound and vibration conference brings professionals and experts together for a series of technical sessions and courses, combined with plenty of opportunities to network with experts and peers. The training sessions - running from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th September at The Inn at St. John, Michigan, USA - cover a wide range of ...

  • RBA Acoustics gets the gong

    RBA Acoustics won the Vibration category, sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer UK, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) 2016 awards scheme. The company’s winning project involved the conversion of office buildings within the exclusive area of Mayfair, inside Central London, into a series of high value apartments. Located just above the London Underground’s Jubilee ...

  • Summer of Suspension with Aquatec

    This summer, Aquatec Group has launched a Summer of Suspension campaign to mark 25 years of instrumentation for successful sediment monitoring. Between the months of June and August 2016, Aquatec will be kicking off a number of sediment themed activities, from hosting Equipment Awards to launching a photo competition. 25 years ago Aquatec’s Managing Director, Andy Smerdon, engineered the ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • NivuFLow 650 - Intuitive Operation and a wide Range of Sensors

    The new transmitter has been developed for accurate flow measurement in open channels, part full and full pipes, and surface water bodies and is compliant with both ISO 6416 & IEC 60041. To meet the highest possible accuracy requirements it is currently possible to utilise the NivuFlow 650 using up to 4 velocity paths, with up to 32 velocity paths available by the end of 2016. It is then ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Nanyang Technological University amps up mobile sound quality and uses Brüel & Kjær’s products during development

    To meet the demand for mobile devices offering top quality sound - without sacrificing power - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has invented an ultra-high-quality Class-D amplifier.  Created by NTU’s Division of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Singapore, the ultra-high-quality chip can tolerate more 'noise' from other components in a device, which reduces ...

  • Keep building acoustic insulation up to standard

    Ensuring room acoustics meet the latest ISO 16283-1:2014 standard is much easier for architects, developers and acousticians with Brüel & Kjær's Qualifier™ Type 7830 software. To ensure the interior sound quality of buildings is fit for purpose, such as ensuring low background noise in recording studios, concert halls or schools, developers must test the insulation ...

  • SonTek Releases New “FlowTracker2” Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter

    The Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) is considered a flagship advancement in the evolution of water flow and discharge data collection instrumentation. Over the years, the ADV has become an integral tool for government water agencies and environmental monitoring organizations around the world that need to measure the amount and speed of water in flowing in rivers, streams and canals. ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

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