acoustical engineering News

  • Room with Acoustics

    Brüel & Kjær now offers the latest version of room acoustics measurement software, DIRAC 5. Created by Acoustics Engineering, DIRAC is PC-based software used for measuring a wide range of room acoustical parameters. Based on the measurement and analysis of impulse responses, DIRAC supports a variety of measurement configurations. For accurate measurements, according to the ISO 3382 ...

  • Audio & Acoustic Seminar in Japan

    NTi Japan was privileged to present the XL2 Acoustic Analyzer to more than 70 sound engineers at Sound Festa in Osaka on 24th June 2015. The engineers learned how a high-quality sound reproduction can be achieved. In this seminar on “Audio & Acoustic measurement with Handheld Analyzer“, NTi Japan CEO, Tatsuya Okayasu covered practical applications on sound reproduction. Okayasu ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Something new for building acoustics!

    The verification of building acoustic quality requires technicians to take numerous measurements from multiple locations in the building. This requires excellent organization and a perfect knowledge of the standards and regulations in force. 01dB offers a simple, effective and versatile solution to help acoustic engineers improve their productivity: 01dB Smart Building Acoustics Solution. ...


    By ACOEM

  • 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 ...

  • ‘Advance’ Your Acoustic knowledge

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce its support of the Institute of Sound & Vibration Research (ISVR) 2011 Advanced Course. ISVR’s Advanced Course consists of a three-day core element, which is preceded by an optional two-day refresher in the principles of vibration and acoustics. Following completion of the refresher ...

  • Excellence in Acoustics Awards scheme

    Acoustic trade association, Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), has launched a set of awards to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of the acoustics industry.  The awards, due to be presented on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, divides into four sections: Environmental Acoustics, sponsored by Bruel & ...

  • National Congress of Acoustics in Athens 2010

    ALPHA ACOUSTIKI had the opportunity to exhibit the new Vibration Control products VIBRO at the 5th National Congress of Acoustics: Athens 2010. The congress was organized and held by the Hellenic Institute of Acoustics on the 4 – 6 October 2010 at the historical building of the NTUA. The attendees were primarily acoustic consultants, mechanical and ...


    By ALPHA ACOUSTIKI Ltd.

  • New annual acoustic award scheme

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new annual awards scheme, offering entrants the chance to win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. During the conference, taking place on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, this particular prize will be awarded to the winner of the Brüel & ...

  • Silencing nuisance noise with an acoustic cloak

    Noise pollution is a key issue facing policy makers in urban areas. In a recent development that might help town planners, researchers have proposed a design for a new sound-proofing device, an acoustic 'cloak', that could be 100 per cent effective. This suggests that, one day, buildings could be adapted to fully protect their inhabitants from external noise. An acoustic cloak is capable of ...

  • Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

    The Department of Thermal Machines and Motors of the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering is exploring the energy efficiency of buildings by conducting tests on various materials. Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer, began to study the acoustic and energy efficiency of green walls to find out their performance, since these walls consisting of vegetation could be beneficial ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer supports ISVR advanced acoustic training

    Global sound and vibration equipment expert, Bruel & Kjaer, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Institute of Sound & Vibration Research (ISVR) 2008 Advanced Course.The ISVR Advanced Course consist of a three-day core element, which is preceded by an optional two-day refresher in the principles of vibration and acoustics. Once participants have completed the refresher segment, ...

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

    Cirrus Research is proud to be a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics, the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration. The Institute of Acoustics was formed in 1974 from the amalgamation of the Acoustics Group of the Institute of Physics and the British Acoustical Society (a daughter society of the Institution of Mechanical ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Association of Noise Consultants to Reward Best Acoustic Practitioners

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) annual awards, taking place in June, will see one of the entrants win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. ANC Awards Task Force chairman, Ed Clarke said: “Our Awards look for examples of work that displays innovation and originality in acoustic design - or approach to a particular project. There are no ...

  • New version of room acoustic prediction software launched

    Brüel & Kjær has launched a flexible, faster and more comprehensive version of room acoustic prediction software - ODEON 11. This latest version enables users to perform their calculations twice as fast, as previously, with the addition of a new ray-radiation pattern based on the Fibonacci spiral. This spiral provides the same calculation precision, but with half the number of ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Autumn acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration specialist, Bruel & Kjaer UK is running a range of practical and theoretical training courses, held at the UK’s head office in Royston, throughout autumn. The company’s first session, Acoustic & Vibration Introduction for Design & Test Engineers, is a three-day course running from 15th to 17th September. It provides industrial engineers with a ...

  • Assessment of landslides using acoustic real-time monitoring

    Researchers at the U.K.'s Loughborough University Civil and Building Engineering department have won the Loughborough Enterprise Awards for Commercialization by demonstrating a technolgy that could save lives around the world and lessen devastation to infrastructure. The one-year project, which is funded by the U.K.'s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, is being led by Dr Neil ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Autumnal acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration expert Bruel & Kjaer UK’s autumn training schedule is now open for registration. For those involved in vibration testing, the company offers a Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course, which provides a practical introduction. Attendees will learn how to interpret vibration test specifications and apply them to a vibration test system. The course is ...

  • Arup Acoustics’ sound project scoops ANC Award

    Arup Acoustics’ work on the High Speed 2 - Sound Demonstrations (HS2) project has won the Environmental Acoustics award category, sponsored by Brüel & Kjær, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) annual awards scheme. The HS2 London to Birmingham train connection is a nationally-significant project and has a high level of public awareness. As the UK ...

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