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Testing futuristic fighter jets

Collaborating with Lockheed Martin for many years, Brüel & Kjær is supporting the demand for ‘right-first-time’ engineering and supplying reliable, high-quality, goal-focussed solutions for noise and vibration testing and analysis. This partnership is helping ensure the high performance of some of the most technologically sophisticated machines ever built.


Sorting out the sources of sound

The latest research into Blind Source Separation (BSS) – a technique that involves separating a mixture of sounds – indicates that it is a good method for assisting the automotive industry in evaluating noise from different sources. Despite the complex algorithms involved...


Remembering a sound and vibration pioneer

Having just celebrated his 100th birthday, Per V. Brüel passed away on April 2, 2015. He was a visionary engineer and inventor, responsible for engineering breakthroughs in the late 1930s and early 1940s with the development of the world’s first acoustic analyzer and the first...


Listening to the community

At BHP Billiton, the way results are achieved is just as important as the results themselves, and the impact of mining on surrounding communities is a concern that is taken very...


Man on a mission

Throughout his life, Professor Amiya Mohanty’s sights have been firmly set on pioneering new waves in sound and vibration. Whether creating ground-breaking technologies far ahead...


The loudest sound, naturally

The loudest sound in recorded history came from the volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island Krakatoa at 10.02 a.m. on August 27, 1883. The explosion caused two thirds of the...


Driving brand awareness

At Borla, we develop and build the world’s finest aftermarket exhaust systems for high-performance vehicles. In fact, we are the originators of this market, which has given us a unique understanding of what it takes to create the right product for a highly discerning customer.


The big noise in Europe: New laws and standards shaping...

Traffic noise is one of the most widespread environmental problems in Europe and it’s more than just an annoyance; it has become a major health concern. Research is driving changes in legislation to adopt new standards and help mitigate the impact of road noise on health. What’s...


A practical guide to using MIMO vibration control

For MIL-STD-810 single-axis transport testing of large, resonant, land-based military payloads: A new white paper from the stacks


Five questions for Roger

Roger Williams is a Senior Application Specialist at Brüel & Kjær, where he is transferring 45 years of consulting, development and practical experience into new NVH tools and solutions. 65-year old Roger spent most of his childhood in...

sounds like a ferrari

Sounds like a Ferrari

Ferraris are distinguished by an unmatched combination of beauty, power and responsiveness – and a unique sound that is as carefully tuned as a piece of music.

Cutting-edge blade maintenance

Cutting-edge blade maintenance

Since September 2011, an exciting EUDP project has been underway to develop a practical way to detect, localize and predict damage to wind turbine blades. The associated cost of...

In search of the world's quietest car

In search of the world's quietest...

Engine, car body, tyres, chassis – every part of a car produces noise of some sort. German magazine AUTO BILD decided to thoroughly test and evaluate the resulting impact of the...

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