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  • Shockingly Speedy Software

    Automotive manufacturers can reduce their costs and test times with an upgraded edition of LDS’ Random Vibration Control Software - Version 8.1. LDS - part of the Brüel & Kjær group since November 2008 - created this software for use with its Laser USB™ Vibration Controller. The Random Vibration Control Software improves laboratory simulation of real-life vibration when ...

  • NTi Audio experts at Swiss Acoustical Conference

    This year’s spring meeting of Swiss acousticians provided NTi Audio with an extraordinary forum for presentation of their wide range of professional expert measurement solutions. The day consisted of a series of practical demonstrations, led by engineers from all major manufacturers. Visitors learned how to determine speech intelligibility as well as measure reverberation time, sound ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Hyundai refines ride quality with a desktop simulator

    Supplied by Brüel & Kjær, the Desktop NVH Simulator accurately reproduces the noise and vibration of a vehicle in a realistic interactive driving environment. Virtual, in-car testing allows automotive designers to experience first-hand the noise and vibration environment within vehicles, before they’ve been fully built. Hyundai’s new models ...

  • Ford uses PULSE NVH Vehicle Simulator

    Ford Motor Co. is the first North American automaker to use the PULSE NVH Vehicle Simulator to simulate the interior sound of a vehicle under a variety of driving conditions, at different speeds and on various road surfaces conveying sense of quality and performance before the first prototype is even built.Ford uses the PULSE NVH Vehicle Simulator to “eliminate mistakes up front, reduce the need ...

  • Robot-controlled acoustic holography helps hearing aid development

    Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly striving to improve speech intelligibility and comfortable listening, with researchers investigating computer-aided technology to design better hearing aids by improving sound transmission, reducing noise interference and feedback. According to Poul Kristensen, Senior Acoustic Engineer at GN ReSound: “The big challenge in ...

  • Musical modelling

    Bruel & Kjaer’s latest room acoustics prediction and auralisation software - ODEON Version 10 - has a range of significant enhancements, including full orchestra music for simulated room acoustic testing.The high-quality, anechoic recordings, courtesy of Helsinki Technical University, contains each orchestra member playing four different pieces of music. This library allows the user to ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer Announce Sound & Vibration Workshop

    Global sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer has announced it will run a free technical workshop with practical, demonstration-oriented sessions, including a full vehicle simulation test, on 12th November 2008.Bruel & Kjaer’s Sound & Vibration Workshop - aimed at anyone involved with automotive, mechanical or general industrial engineering industries - is made up of three ...

  • Larson Davis launches new audiometric couplers for insert earphones and hearing aid tests

    Larson Davis has raised the bar for audiometer calibration systems and guarantees total customer satisfaction to make sure clients are getting the best product at the best price. Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., introduces two new 2 cm3 couplers and a new '711' coupler for testing insert earphones and other audio transducers. AEC204 is a very affordable occluded-ear ...

  • TriQuint semiconductor, Agilent Technologies collaborate on next-generation wireless design flow

    TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TQNT) and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced results for building next-generation RF solutions. This includes enhanced TriQuint process design kits with support for Agilent's Advanced Design System 2011 EDA software and the development of an ADS RF Module PDK for TriQuint's RFIC/MMIC and RF Module integrated design flow. The upgraded ADS Foundry ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • DOE Selects Six University Coal Research Projects for Funding

    The U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected six projects to receive funding through NETL’s University Coal Research Program, administered by the Crosscutting Research Technology Program. The University Coal Research Program funds research and development at U.S. colleges and universities for coal conversion and utilization. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Sound quality testing taken to a new level

    Brüel & Kjær’s Head and Torso Simulator (HATS), binaural microphones and PULSE Sound Quality software were used to analyse the sound quality behaviour of different types of Orona lifts, to correlate the sound quality with the different noise sources and to study the most appropriate ways to improve lift comfort. Orona S. Coop. (manufacturer of lifts), Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa (MGEP) ...

  • Brüel & Kjær at AES 2010 Show

    Brüel & Kjær’s technical specialists will be demonstrating its latest range of sound and vibration solutions at the Audio Engineering Society’s (AES) 128th show in London.The three day event, held from 23rd to 25th May, offers visitors an opportunity to see the company’s tools in action, including its unique 4961 Multi-field Microphone - a ¼” transducer with the same low noise floor as a ...

  • Point and Click with PULSE 13 from Bruel & Kjaer

    Continuing Bruel & Kjaer’s trend for utilising customer input to structure products and software design, PULSE 13’s application packages have been created using feedback from engineers who deal with high productivity demands on a daily basis. As a result, PULSE 13 has a simpler version of user-friendly start-up tool: StartSmart. Designed to make set up and configuration much easier for the ...

  • Shaker agreement for IMV and LDS

    Leading vibration specialists IMV and LDS have entered a business agreement to distribute each others products - strengthening their positions as the two largest providers of vibration test systems in the world. Signed last month, the agreement allows both parties to combine application experience and local knowledge in order to supply customers more effectively. Japan-based firm, IMV will ...

  • INPE selects Brüel & Kjær Satellite Vibration Test System

    Vibration, shock & acoustic fatigue testing is used to simulate the environment experienced during satellite launch. The state-of-the-art data acquisition and vibration test system is based on Brüel & Kjær’s LAN-XI Data Acquisition and PULSE analysis platform. The system will simultaneously record data from many hundreds of high-frequency vibration channels, provide ...

  • JNIOSH Reproduction of Multi-modal Sensation Sub line

    To add reality and interactivity when evaluating whole-body vibration, the Japanese National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (JNIOSH ) combined sound and visual information using Brüel & Kjær’s NVH SimulatorTraditionally, a single- or multi-degree-of-freedom (DOF) vibrator is used to reproduce vibration for evaluating the effect of whole-body vibration exposure. To add more ...

  • Ground Crews Talk Sense On Generator Maintenance

    Aircraft servicing times are being reduced, enabling more flying hours, thanks to a new fully automatic generator testing station developed by MEL Aviation in Sudbury, Suffolk. A key element in the design of the station is the use of a TorqSense non-contact torque sensor, which can be deployed instantly for high performance acceleration and deceleration tests of aircrafts’ ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • SignalStar Matrix Vibration Controller Tackles the Advanced Needs of Aerospace Testing

    Data Physics Corporation recently installed a SignalStar Matrix multishaker vibration controller for use in the testing of missiles at a U.S. west coast Navy test and evaluation facility. The Navy uses the Matrix multishaker vibration controller in several, single and multiple shaker configurations. Some applications use a single Data Physics SignalForce electrodynamic shaker with the Matrix ...


    By Data Physics Corporation

  • Satellite test system for INPE passes factory acceptance test

    INPE – or The National Institute for Space Research – is a civilian research centre for aerospace activities within the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology. The new system is for performing mechanical satellite qualification and acceptance testing, where vibration, shock and acoustic fatigue testing is used to simulate the ...

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