Noise Modeling News

  • Easy environmental noise mapping from Brüel & Kjær

    Predictor-LimA Type 7810 version 11.2 responds to customer input and resolves some issues to provide more robust software, that enables calculations in line with latest agreements on standard interpretation (ISO 17534). Other Enhancements include feature importation from open street map in LimA to create models more quickly, Chinese calculation methods and - in Predictor - enhanced results ...

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...


    By WKC Group

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the ...


    By WKC Group

  • Time to set standards for mapping noise and stick to them

    SoundPLAN, the leading international expert designer and provider of acoustics and air pollution simulation software for environmental modelling, is calling on the bodies responsible for setting noise standards around the world to ensure that they implement and maintain high quality standards with thorough test procedures and scenarios.  The USA’s Federal Highway Administration’s ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Noise source location passes Grundfos demo challenge

    Global pump manufacturer Grundfos has enhanced its noise source identification capabilities, with a system based on a microphone array containing 108 microphones and optical camera in the middle. Based in Denmark, Grundfos’ state-of-the-art laboratory carries out sound measurements to ensure its pump units are quiet enough for domestic use and industrial demands - and to locate any ...

  • Flying Eurofighter noise mapped by Brüel & Kjær

    Airbus Defence and Space and Brüel & Kjær have successfully completed noise measurements on the Eurofighter jet, to calculate its on-ground noise exposure under different thrust and flight configurations.   The noise measurements were made by repeatedly flying the jet over a Brüel & Kjær data acquisition system collecting data from a 29m diameter array of ...

  • Noise mapping and prediction to the latest standards

    Brüel & Kjær has announced new enhancements to Predictor-LimA, its powerful and intuitive noise mapping and prediction software. This update means that Predictor-LimA now provides: • Internationally recognized proof of calculation method compliance according to ISO 17534 software quality assurance • Compliance of CNOSSOS-EU, the European ...

  • Noise Barrier efficiency calculations now identify imperfect barriers

    Brüel & Kjær today announced its Predictor-LimA noise mapping and prediction software now automatically calculates noise barrier efficiency to identify inadequate barrier performance. In addition, by modelling how well a noise barrier performs along the transmission loss spectrum, acoustic experts can more easily identify the most effective noise barrier for a specific ...

  • Noise Calculation Software `noise3D online Now` Easier to get from Stores

    noise3D online is now even easier to install on your Windows or MAC PC. In the first place noise3D requires the CAD tool SketchUp from Trimble Navigation to be installed on your PC. SketchUp is the based modeling tool that allows building simple upto complex architecture or urban planning models, including buildings, screens, and other planning elements. Then noise3D will be added as a plugin to ...

  • Get Connected with Casella at Safety and Health Expo 2015 - Stand P2334

    Casella will be showcasing a selection of its next generation occupational hygiene monitoring solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2015, on 16-18 June at the ExCel London convention centre. At the event, Casella will be launching its innovative new Apex2 range of personal sampling pumps for dust, whilst ...


    By Casella

  • 01DB s mapping 12 Petrobras Oil Refineries

    PETROBRAS is the national oil company in Brazil. Concerned about the working conditions of its employees, PETROBRAS wishes to identify, assess and control noise pressure levels of its refineries. With 12 exploitation sites and about 3,500 noise sources to analyze, this project is a huge one. 01dB provided a complete noise mapping of each production site with ...


    By ACOEM

  • Why falling oil prices may compromise health protection for oil & gas workers

    While the falling price of oil is welcome news for the consumer in the short-term, this is not so great for those working across the sector. A drop in oil prices means that inevitably there will be cost-saving and the biggest concern for employees is the possibility of job losses. In other industries it is very often support functions and areas deemed to be non-profit or non-essential are the ...


    By Casella

  • Predictor-LimA Habla Espanol

    To meet growing demand from consultants and other environmental experts in Spain and South America, Brüel & Kjær’s noise prediction software - Predictor-LimA - is now available in Spanish. Predictor has been created according to the Windows® software design guide, to make sure the software is intuitive and user-friendly for new users, from the very start. As a result, its ...

  • Predictor-LimA Habla Español

    To meet growing demand from consultants and other environmental experts in Spain and South America, Brüel & Kjær’s noise prediction software - Predictor-LimA - is now available in Spanish.  Predictor has been created according to the Windows® software design guide, to make sure the software is intuitive and user-friendly for new users, from the very start. As a ...

  • New Predictor-LimA Software Suite Type 7810 Version 10

    Brüel & Kjær and Softnoise are proud to announce the release of version 10 of Predictor-LimA Type 7810 environmental noise calculation software offering the market’s most powerful and intuitive software for Environmental Noise Calculation.  The new version 10: has a modernised platform 64 bit support, enables faster handling of large models ...


    By Softnoise GmbH

  • Casella sound analysers approved by the German PTB

    Casella, a global provider of occupational and environmental monitoring equipment, announced today that its two CEL-62X and CEL-63X sound level meter series have received regulatory type approval from Germany’s Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB). Type approval is mandatory for many official measurements undertaken by Government enforcement agencies or specialist Consultants. ...


    By Casella

  • Predictor-LimA goes large

    Setting up large-scale noise mapping projects is much simpler for consultants and environmental experts with the latest version of Brüel & Kjær’s Predictor-LimA software - version 10.0. Predictor-Lima 10.0 utilises 64-bit processing, which enables faster model set-up and helps the user to reduce time spent on mapping tasks. It also provides a ...

  • Reducing noise pollution - success stories

    A project in Ireland has won the European Soundscape Award 2014 for its work on acoustic planning and urban sound design. The prize, presented by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday evening in Bern, recognises initiatives that can help reduce noise and create healthy soundscapes. Noise pollution can increase stress levels or disturb sleep, affecting human health. Prolonged exposure ...

  • First for Noise at Work measurement products

    Make noise at work your priority The function of Health and Safety management is challenging and covers a number of areas which demand attention. As professionals we are constantly reminded that, in this area of work, noise levels measurement is only one of the many tasks that need to be implemented to achieve compliance in the workplace. However, it is important ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Release 2.0 of the web enabled noise calculation solution noise 3D online™

    Sonja Christiansen Informatk GmbH is announcing Release 2.0 of the web enabled noise calculation solution noise 3D online™, a first in 3D noise prediction online services. If you need to predict or map noise levels in the industrial environment and require an affordable tool noise 3D online may be the solution. noise 3D online ...

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