Noise Software Articles

  • Sound Measurement Software - Pulsar AnalyzerPlus Software Update

    Pulsar Instruments' AnalyzerPlus Software has changed. Following our customers feedback we’ve completely overhauled our licence free sound measurement software to give users a quick and simple way to download and analyse their noise data. For many customers, the most difficult thing about measurement is producing a compliant report, so our new software offers them a straight-forward way to ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Three separate water leaks located over a distance of 826m using the AQUASCAN TM2 - Case Study

    Introduction Locating leaks on large diameter water mains can be very difficult due to poor sound propagation and increased distances between fittings that can be used to perform correlations from. For a correlator to highlight a potential leak each sensor must be able to receive the signal from that leak. ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Cirrus helps music festival keep the peace with local residents - Case study

    With the summer season in full swing, people up and down the country are travelling far and wide to attend the year’s biggest music festivals. What better way is there to enjoy this glorious British summer than to venture off to enjoy a few days of fantastic music, surrounded by your favourite people? Music festivals are synonymous with British summer but as fun as they may be, they can, if ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Recalibration of noise meters - 4 reasons why you need to do this

    Recalibration of Noise Meters FAQs Many of the questions we get asked are about recalibration of noise meters, in particular, we are often asked "why do I need to recalibrate my noise meter?" and "how often do I need to do it?" The simple answer is your noise meter needs to be recalibrated and serviced on a regular basis, to ensure that your noise measurements remain accurate, reliable ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • The silence of the lambs - Case study

    Helicopters and aircraft In this particular area there were quite a few helicopters and aircraft and these were picked up by the Invictus. “You find these days that developers are being asked for more and more studies or evidence over issues such as environmental noise, particularly in rural locations. Some would seem almost comical but it is becoming more the norm to meet planning ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Accelerating with Bugatti - Case study

    When the Bugatti Owners’ Club established itself in 1929, its members didn’t really have too much to worry about when it came to issues such as road congestion and noise. But just as cars have moved on with the times so has the Club. The Club applies a strict noise level threshold for competing cars at their renowned meetings on Prescott Hill near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Cirrus ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • [Training] Noise & Vibration Training Courses from Cirrus Research

    Noise & Vibration Training Courses from Cirrus To help you get the best from your noise and vibration measurement equipment, Cirrus provides a range of training workshops, courses and online resources. In addition to the planned workshops and courses, we can also offer bespoke training so please get in touch if you have ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Introducing Octave Band Filters for the doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

    We’re pleased to announce that the Cirrus doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter now includes 1:1 Octave Band Filters as standard*, adding to the already comprehensive set of measurement data that the unique doseBadge5 can provide. The doseBadge5 is already the best specified dosimeter available with multiple measurement channels, comprehensive data logging, ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise Nuisance Training – Learn how to get the best from your Cirrus Trojan Noise Nuisance Equipment

    Our new Trojan Noise Nuisance Training Course is a 1-Day workshop for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Tenant Management Organisations who are using, or looking to use, the Cirrus Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder and NoiseTools software to manage noise nuisance complaints. This 1-day course is ideal for both new and existing Trojan users alike who looking to get the best from their ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Experiences with ISO 17534 and recommendations for Cnossos-EU

    Uncertainty in prediction is usually considered to be related to the accuracy of the input data and the accuracy of the prediction method. This paper addresses another very important kind of uncertainty that is related to the (un)clearness of the prediction method and decisions software developers are forced to make while implementing ambiguous prediction algorithms. This changed in 2015 with the ...


    By DGMR Software B.V.

  • Industrial Noise Control Services

    Industrial Noise Control Studies Study different equipment noise and recommend suitable noise insulation. This include diesel generators, gas turbines, compressors, pumps, fans, chillers, factory machineries, traffic noise,...etc. Our evaluations and recommended solutions meet general guidelines and practices of international standards and nroise laboratories such as ...

  • Verification of CFD tool for simulation of cavitating flows in hydraulic systems

    Cavitation is an undesirable phenomenon in hydraulic systems, as it causes erosion and noise. The main difficulty in cavitation prediction when using Fluent software is lack of an openly accessible tool for implementation of a freely chosen homogeneous cavitation model. In this paper the main challenge is to make such a tool, user defined function (UDF). The second challenge is to use a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • NoiseAtWork - A fit for purpose tool for making contour maps based on measurements

    We often turn to complex general purpose interpolation software in order to make contour maps out of our measurements. Yet now there is an easy to use, fit for purpose and cost efficient solution. NoiseAtWork will significantly reduce the time you need to get your maps done. The Bio plotter I started at DGMR in 1981 as acoustic consultant. At that time there was no software ...


    By DGMR Software B.V.

  • Traffic Noise Mapping in Chile

    Against this backdrop of economic change, a two-year study got underway across three Chilean cities led by the Univ. Austral. and was supported by the Chilean Ministry of the Environment. Academically titled: “Development and analysis of noise maps of three urban agglomerations using modeling software”, the study concentrated on the Chilean cities of Coquimbo – La ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • NoiseTools for Noise Nuisance Users

    At Cirrus, we’ve always looking for ways to enhance our products to better help our customers meet their noise measurement needs. The NoiseTools software that you are using with your Cirrus Noise Nuisance equipment is always being updated and enhanced with new functions and features all the time. At regular intervals, we will release a new version which contains these updates so to make ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • The Noise Doctor’s Review of 2016

    2016 is rapidly coming to a close and 2017 is almost upon us. New Year is always a time for reflection. With this in mind, I reviewed all the NoiseNews updates from 2016 and can now reveal the top 10 blogs that aim to educate, inform and entertain. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let us begin. Top 10 Blogs of 2016 10. The Big Bang Theory: What You Really ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination - Case Study

    Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Organise a Factory Noise Measurement kit

    If you are an employer or person in control of noisy premises, you are expected to reduce the risk of damage to the hearing of your employees from exposure to noise to the lowest level reasonably practicable.  If the noise exposure on a daily or weekly basis are above certain values, you must carry out a ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Noise level monitoring system flashes alerts in real time

    Exposure to harmful noise levels at work and noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented if the right processes and noise level monitoring system is available. Around the world, millions of workers are affected by excessive noise levels in the workplace.  A large proportion are exposed to noise loud enough, in the region of 80dB(A) – 85dB(A), that they have to raise their voices to be ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

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