Sound and Vibration


Vibro-Acoustic Top Players Partnership:
  • Sound Images applications main partner: DISTRAN
  • Sound Quality and Design applications main partner: GENESIS
  • AUTOMOTIVE Design, CAD CAE, NVH partnership: I A S
  • FEM, Fatigue Analysis, Vehicle Dynamic main partner: MSC SOFT
  • Materials Testing: SCS & PARTNERS
  • Material Science: MATELYS
  • Noise and Vibration Monitor: SCS & PARTNERS, SOFTECH
  • Environment Prediction software: PEMARD
  • Architectural Acoustic: PEMARD, Studio BRUGOLA

What can we do for you? ​

N&V Analysis and Technical advices:​
  • Investigations, inspections, certifications
  • Comfort and Engineering of transportation means by land, sea and air
  • Troubleshooting of mechanical transmissions
  • Ambient noise in the workplace
  • Monitor the physical environmental parameters: noise, vibration, air, water
Measurements and analysis specialist:
  • Intensity for Sound Power determination,
  • Accoustic holography, Beamforming,
  • Sources identification
  • Certification of the acoustic power
  • Assessment of exposure to hand-arm vibration and whole-body
  • Determination of material properties (absorption, insulation, elasticity, damping, …..)
NVH Testing and Troubleshooting:
  • Vehicle NVH screening and identifications of NVH issues: Cabin noise, Wind noise, TPA, Acoustic comfort, Vibration.
  • Exterior Noise evaluation, Correlation source-effect, Air-filter and Exhaust, Tires noise.
  • Modal Analysis, FEM-BEM-SEA modeling correlation
  • Target Settings, NVH Workbook
  • Accoustic Images, NAH
Vibro-acoustic modeling:
  • Plans and impact prediction models
  • Calculating the stratigraphy for sound-absorption and sound insulation
  • SEA modeling of cavities, plant and machinery (SCS & Partners)
  • Sound perception and objectification (Genesys)
  • Acoustic models of listening rooms for playback of measurement (Genesys)
Other services:
  • Training in the use of measuring instruments and analysis and scientific software
  • Rental of equipment
  • Teaching courses and seminars,
  • Development of techniques and measurement systems,
  • Design and implementation of workshops for sound and vibration,
  • Acoustic chambers, data-base


Available Instruments and Software 

RION: Sound Level Meters and Analysers
RION: vibrometers for vibrations in the human body and hand-arm
RION: Vibration Monitoring Systems on buildings
01dB Sound Level Meters. 2-channel and 4-channel Harmonie
Data Translation: System DT9837A 4 channels
Systems NetdB laptops up to 32 channels
HP-Agilent system: 24 channels
ECON: Portable 8-channel
Head Acoustic system: SQ-Lab III 6 channel
Head Acoustic Systems for editing and playback signals
Svantek: Sound Level Meter and Analyzer
Bruel & Kjaer: Sound level meters and analyzers
dBENV – Software Measurement and Environmental Analysis
dBBati – software for architectural acoustics and sound insulation
dBFA: Noise and Vibration Analysis Software
dBSonic: Software for the sound perception (psycho-acoustics)
SCS: systems for materials testing
SCS: Control of noise monitoring
SCS: Vibration Monitoring Systems
SCS: multi-channel systems up to 16 channels
Acoustic Head: Head binaural recording
Head Acoustic Artemis: Software Analysis and Psycho-acoustic
DATAKUSTIK: CadnaA Software for simulation of environmental noise
CATT Acoustic: Software for building acoustics
AutoSEA: Vibro-acoustic modeling
IDEAS: Software modal analysis and simulation of vibro-acoustic
Vmap: System Modal Analysis
ECON: Measurement, Analysis and Vibration Controller
METROLASER: laser doppler vibrometry
NITTOBO ACOUSTIC: Noise Vision – beamforming

CAE Noise Inspector 40 channels Beamforming and Near Filed Holography 

DISTRAN UNIVERSAL 64 channels Real Time Acoustic images from 200Hz to 7kHz



Facilities in NVH Testing Laboratory


Semi-anechoic chamber 12 x 5 x 5 m with 1.2m diameter rollers dynamometers, ISO 3745 at 100 Hz
Semi-anechoic chamber 7 x 7 x 4 m connected to a reverberation room
ISO 3745 at 100 Hz, ISO 3744, EN 60704
Reverberation room of 10 cubic meters scaled to ISO 354
System for the measurement of sound absorption coefficient and impedance (Kundt’s tube)
System for Transmission Loss and complex impedance
System for the measurement of Transmission Loss of silencers and mufflers, air filters and fuel filters
System for the measurement of the resistance to air flow
System for the measurement of damping
System for the measurement of the dynamic stiffness
System for the measurement of the acoustic properties of acoustic barriers
System for the measurement of pass-by noise of motor vehicles ISO 365
Electrodynamic shakers and benches 150N, 1000N and 2000N