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Developments in Measurements & Analysis Techniques for Automotive NVH

NVH Sim2ext2v2MIRA, Nuneaton
Tuesday 30 June 2015

9.00am Registration, Tea and Coffee

9.30am Introduction – Chris Knowles

9.40am Three dimensional visualization of vehicle exterior and interior noise based upon a scanning measurement technique utilizing particle velocity sensors – Marcin Korbasiewicz, Microflown – ABSTRACT

10.10am Vehicle Integration of 3 Cylinder Engines for NVH – Mark Burnett, MIRA – ABSTRACT

10.40am Tea and Coffee

11.00am Characteristics and calibration of a pressure sensor system for measuring static and dynamic pressure distributions between the human body and a seat – Chi Liu, University of Southampton – ABSTRACT

11.30am Optimisation of NVH on the engine codename Panther by gear load/noise measurements on the firing engine, supported by simulation work, optimisation of transmission error and accelerated life testing of timing train – Jarek Rosinski, Transmission Dynamics – ABSTRACT

12pm MIRA presentations
Overview of MIRA Technology Park – Terry Spall, Commercial Director, MIRA Technology Park
The National Skills Training Centre project – Lisa Rowles, Senior Manager, MIRA Academy

12.50pm Lunch and Exhibition

1.50pm Rotating workshop sessions.
An overview of the development of techniques for Noise Source Identification on practical noise sources – Keith Vickers, Bruel & Kjaer

Workshop/demonstration on Experimental Modal Analysis – Martin Cockrill, ASDEC
ASDEC will demonstrate a number of different techniques ranging from comparing types of excitation (impact hammer  and Shaker excitation) and types of instrumentation (accelerometers and laser vibrometer). They will also demonstrate robotised data collection with their RoboVib System.

The Use Of Model Based Systems Engineering Tools For NVH Development – Siemens Simulation & Test, Peter Mas
In this session, through a series of examples and live demonstrations, the attendee will be introduced to the use of model based system simulation tools for NVH development.  With case studies encompasses test, geometric and CAE data that are completed at both early and late stages of the development cycle, the attendee will see the benefit of MBSE tools for achieving optimal NVH through multi-attribute balancing.

4.00pm Q&A SessionOpen forum debate on issues raised

4.30pm Closing Comments

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Slides from the day

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