building acoustics analyser News

  • Keep building acoustic insulation up to standard

    Ensuring room acoustics meet the latest ISO 16283-1:2014 standard is much easier for architects, developers and acousticians with Brüel & Kjær's Qualifier™ Type 7830 software. To ensure the interior sound quality of buildings is fit for purpose, such as ensuring low background noise in recording studios, concert halls or schools, developers must test the insulation ...

  • ‘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 ...

  • Sound and vibration analyser Nor150

    The Nor150 Sound and Vibration analyser sets new standards in user-friendliness and sophistication not yet found in any other sound level meter on the market today. Featuring a large 4.3” true colour touchscreen, the Nor150 provides the user friendliness of a smartphone. Further features include; two measurement channels, built in web server, camera, GPS and advanced voice and text notes ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • 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 ...

  • 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 & ...

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • ESTECH marks 20th year with new acoustic testing site

    Situated less than 40 km from the centre of Tokyo, the two storey building has a hemi-anechoic chamber, an excitation test room and an associated test preparation room. The excitation test room, which can be flexibly partitioned, contains two structural beds isolated from external vibration. And two cranes capable of lifting up to 2.8 tonnes, for moving heavy structures such as engines, tractor ...

  • 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 ...

  • Indoor environmental quality of LEED-certified buildings evaluated

    Staff in buildings that have been certified as „green. under the LEED scheme are just as satisfied with their indoor working environment as people working in non-LEED buildings, according to research on commercial buildings. The study suggests that investment in the thermal and acoustic aspects of buildings, however, would further improve occupant satisfaction. LEED1 (Leadership in Energy ...

  • Instant sound insulation feedback from Bruel & Kjaer

    Immediate on-screen analysis of sound insulation, using Bruel &, Kjaer’s new BZ-7228 building acoustics software, means that problem partitions can now be quickly identified on site. Developed for use with the type 2250 analyser, the software enables fast and simple measurement of airborne and impact sound insulation, reducing time-costly off-site evaluation and hastening any necessary ...

  • Meet and Greet with Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Leading sound and vibration solutions supplier, Bruel & Kjaer UK will be on hand at various industry events and workshops, over the next few months, to discuss its latest range of products and services.Bruel & Kjaer UK’s application specialists will be demonstrating its latest tools, including the 2270 sound level meter, at environmentally focused events such as the Chartered Institute of ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer UK launch 2010 course calendar

    Bruel and Kjaer UK has launched its 2010 training course calendar, which offers a 10% discount for its contract customers.The discount applies for any of the company’s customers with a current M1 and multi (3 to 5 year) contract, registering for any course throughout the year.The training starts mid April, beginning with Sound Insulation, which is aimed at anyone new to building acoustics, room ...

  • Made to measure

    Carrying out sound insulation measurements is set to become much simpler for building acoustic practitioners with Brüel & Kjær’s new Power Amplifier: 2734-B.As building acoustic assessments are now used widely to certify rooms for their intended use, diagnose noise nuisance issues and improve music or theatre performing spaces, the job of measuring sound insulation or reverberation time has ...

  • Brush up with Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration expert, Bruel and Kjaer UK is now taking bookings for its autumn training courses, including sessions with technical lectures on acoustic and vibration subjects, as well as practical equipment training:Type 2250 User Training for environmental measurements training goes through the basics; from setting the meter up for different types of environmental measurement, through to ...

  • Hands-On Hands-Off Training

    Sound and vibration instrumentation expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK has launched its 2011 training calendar offering a range of theoretical and practical courses. The updated course listing includes Theory and Practice of Noise Measurement - a two day session providing a thorough grounding for those new to the field of acoustic measurements. The course is recommended for all users of sound level ...

  • New method to accurately estimate levels of urban noise

    New research has identified 25 variables that influence noise in urban areas. By combining these into an equation, the study produced an accurate tool to describe urban sound environments that could be useful in urban planning. Environmental noise, especially in urban areas, has a significant impact on human well-being. Ensuring that noise does not reduce quality of life requires an accurate ...

  • EVERYBODY AT THE EDEN PROJECT BENEFITS FROM CEL TECHNOLOGY

    Visitors to the £100million Eden project in Cornwall, the staff who work there and the people living nearby are all benefiting from state of the art noise measurement technology from Casella CEL. The project's Technical Services Team has taken delivery of a CEL-490 ...


    By Casella

  • 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 ...

  • Back to (training) school with Brüel & Kjær

    The company’s Theory and Practice of Noise Measurement course is aimed at environmental practitioners and consultants unfamiliar with the basics of acoustic measurement. The two day session provides a basic understanding of acoustic and measurement principles, encompassing many applications such as noise abatement, product labelling and building acoustics. Attendees will be taught to ...

  • 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 ...

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