Noise and Vibration Articles

  • Hard-tooth single-stage cylindrical gearbox for crane

    The hardened gear reducer for cranes includes QY series cylindrical helical gearing arrangement, QYS type (three-point) and QYD type (base type) two series of Hard-tooth single-stage cylindrical gearbox for cranes. It has three types of three-stage, four-stage and three-four-stage combination. The crane reducer is welded by steel plate, the box is annealed and destressed, the gear is made of high ...


    By Sogears

  • Tackling Occupational Hygiene

    The collective movement for solving issues surrounding work related ill health continues to gain momentum, highlighted in the HSE Help GB Work Well Scheme calling for ‘greater awareness of the harm, costs and preventability of the issue’ which should ‘drive collective action to improve health ...


    By Casella

  • Determining the Right Cable Length and Output for a Sensor

    If you’re monitoring a bridge or automating a machine, a high precision sensor is a great solution, but it’s no good if the output signal can’t reach the data logger. Depending on what you need to measure and what environment you’re in, determining how long your cable must run can be crucial. High precision sensors offer three common output types: analog, digital and ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Romax Consultancy Services Provide Reliability Solutions for European Rail OEM - Case Study

    CAF MiiRA is a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of railway wheelsets and their components. Currently, CAF MiiRA is the only manufacturer of wheels and axles capable of delivering the wheelset with a complete design: from the wheels, axles, axle boxes, and gearboxes. Mikel Oyarbide, Gearboxes Projects Engineer at CAF MiiRA, explains: “CAF offers comprehensive global ...


    By Romax Technology Limited

  • Shannon Creek Dam Switches to Custom Anti-Cav Control Valve Solution

    Shannon Creek Dam and pump station is the core feature of the Regional Water Supply scheme, a joint venture of the Coffs Harbour City Council and the Clarence Valley Council. With an inundation area is 37 square Km, the reservoir provides 30,000 mega litres of supplementary water supply to The Clarence Valley and Coffs Harbour, located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Australia. This award-winning ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Engineering Innovation into Driveline Design

    Introduction: thinking differently What is innovation? How can you harness innovation in practical ways to support your business goals? In the driveline industry and for engineering in general, “innovation” is often synonymous with the use of new or novel technologies/methods to achieve design and development goals - and ultimately deliver a higher quality product - in faster, ...


    By Romax Technology Limited

  • Acoustically induced vibration: A review of industry best practice

    WKC Partner and Noise and Vibration practice leader, Richard Palmer, has recently had an article published in the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) Journal titled ‘Acoustically Induced Vibration: A Review of Industry Best Practice’. This technical paper, which provides the reader with a better understanding of the AIV phenomenon, was published in the IOA Journal in September 2015.  ...


    By WKC Group

  • Former Ordnance Survey – Case Study

    Project Highlights Envirochem carried out environmental perimeter monitoring during the demolition of the former Ordnance survey site in Southampton. Airborne Dust, noise and vibration levels were all monitored using state of the art equipment. Project Description ...

  • Former Ordnance Survey (2) – Case Study

    Project Highlights Envirochem carried out environmental perimeter monitoring during the demolition of the former Ordnance survey site in Southampton. Airborne Dust, noise and vibration levels were all monitored using state of the art equipment. Project Description ...

  • Vibratec`s Continuous Efforts in Reducing Noise and Vibration

    As the well-known leader in the noise and vibration field, Vibratec has been working in improving the vibration level in electric vehicles with ADETEL Group and CEDRAT to commercialize a serie of vehicle from RENAULT. Vibratec has a level of technology that is better than the other key players of German's automobile industry, however, this know-how is still new and take efforts to be known and ...

  • Industrial Noise and Vibration: High-speed balancing - Case Study

    Dynamic balancing of rotating elements is an important aspect of the manufacture and the repair of any turbomachinery. A rotating element that is out of balance can cause major operational difficulties, which may prevent the timely start-up of a facility. Furthermore, the unbalanced element can cause internal damage that will rob a machine of its design efficiency, reduce machine reliability, and ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • Think health as well as safety

    Lee Calver of Workplace Law writes about how the HSE is making sure that the construction industry ‘thinks health’ as well as safety’. Not many weeks pass without the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) releasing new research or detailing ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • A study of tyre, cavity and rim coupling resonance induced noise

    The tyre cavity resonance induced noise and vibration currently have no effective mass production solutions. All proposed solutions are hard to service and difficult to maintain. Different analysis approaches are presented in this paper to verify computer simulation models. Modal analysis results of the tyre cavity, tyre and rim structures were compared and a complex nature of tyre cavity ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Computational method for predicting the effects of vibrations to acoustical comfort in vehicle cabin

    One of the main features that attract the customer to purchase a vehicle is the vehicle acoustical and vibration comfort in the vehicle cabin. The exposed noise and vibration will affect the driver's performance in a way that the noise and vibration will distract their vision, which altogether will be stressful to the driver and passenger. Based on previous studies, vibrations are contributed by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Identification and assessment of vehicle seat adjuster sound quality

    In order to improve operating noise performance of a seat adjuster mechanism, benchmarking measurements were conducted in different cars for six and eight types of seat adjustment operation. The six types of operation include: seat moving up, seat moving down, seat front end up, seat front end down, seat rear end up and seat rear end down. The eight types of operation include: seat moving ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fine-tuning acoustic isolation in buildings

    ACCIONA Infrastructure is ranked among the leading construction companies in the world - and is recognised for implementing the most advanced and innovative technology.  As research and design is vital to keep the company at the cutting edge in relation to technological developments, ACCIONA Infrastructure created a team to analyse noise and vibration. Where traditional ...

  • A survey of wheel tyre cavity resonance noise

    Noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) are synonymous with quality factor in automotive engineering. This quality factor is influenced by the internal noise such as engine noise, and external noise such as aerodynamic noise and tyre–road noise. Whereas many studies have been done to identify noise sources and reduce the noise and vibration transmission from the engine and aerodynamic sources to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Optimisation of acoustical comfort in vehicle cabin using the goal programming

    Car cabin acoustical comfort is one of the main features that may attract customers to purchase a new vehicle. The noise in a passenger car cabin is closely related to the vibration generated in the vehicle system. In this study, the effects of vibration on noise in the passenger car cabin have been studied. The vehicle acoustical comfort index (VACI) was used to evaluate the noise annoyance ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • D.I.Y. Studio Construction

    CHAPTER 1. Introduction Being an engineering company specialized in noise and vibration control we often come across applications in music studios. Noise transmission in studios can be airborne (transmitted via the air) but also structure borne (transmitted via the building elements). Due to the large wave lengths occurring from low frequency sounds ...


    By ALPHA ACOUSTIKI Ltd.

  • Noise and vibration compliance management made simple

    Noise and vibration from large projects has the potential to cause nuisance in the community and trigger complaints. If not managed properly this can cause delays, increase project costs, and lead to litigation. Construction Sentinel Construction Sentinel is a web-based subscription service that provides everything you need to meet your ongoing noise and ...

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