Bruel and Kjaer Announce Sound and Vibration Workshop

Released on: October 10, 2008, 5:34 am

Press Release Author: Bruel & Kjaer UK

Industry: Industrial

Press Release Summary: Free, practical workshop for engineers

Press Release Body: Global sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer has announced
it will run a free technical workshop with practical, demonstration-oriented
sessions, including a full vehicle simulation test, on 12th November 2008.

Bruel & Kjaer's Sound & Vibration Workshop - aimed at anyone involved with
automotive, mechanical or general industrial engineering industries - is made up of
three sessions, starting with Advanced Acoustics.

Intended for NVH Engineers in the Automotive, Aerospace and other industries
responsible for identifying and reducing sources of noise, Advanced Acoustics is an
introduction to array-based Noise Source Identification (NSI) for both free-field
and complex fields. There will be demonstrations and case studies relating to
stationary noise sources and transient events, reviews of advanced techniques,
including 360 field of view measurements (Spherical Beamforming) and mapping of
non-planar objects (Conformal Mapping).

The second session will be In-vehicle Automotive SQ with NVH Simulator; a focus on
the role of Sound Quality in Automotive industry, binaural recording techniques,
mapping of roads and test tracks, sound Quality measurements, use of vehicle
simulators in NVH process, interactive use of NVH data and jury testing.

The final session is Analysis Techniques with PULSE. This will be a general sound
and vibration analysis workshop, focusing on the latest data analysis tools and
applications used by technicians today, including hardware and software tools for
easier, quicker and more precise measurements. The session teacher will identify
what's new in data acquisition hardware, demonstrate unique Bruel & Kjaer
measurement technologies, such as Dyn-X and REq-X, plug and play transducers and
introduce the company's newest hardware technologies, including PULSE LAN-XI.

The three sessions are due to run during the morning of Wednesday 12th November and
will be repeated that afternoon, at the University of Warwick in Coventry.

For more information or to register, please contact: or
visit Bruel & Kjaer UK's website:


About Bruel & Kjaer
Bruel and Kjaer is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration
solutions for use in a wide range of applications including: environmental noise
measurements, building acoustics, vibration measurements and quality control for use
in the automotive, aerospace and consumer industries, as well as by local

We design and manufacturer sound level meters, microphones and accelerometers,
conditioning amplifiers, calibrators, noise and vibration analysers and software. To
see our full range and for more information, please visit or contact
our sales team: telephone +44 (0) 1438 739 000 or email:

Bruel and Kjaer also runs a variety of training courses throughout the year, from
basic introductions on noise and it's effects to more specialised classes teaching
customers how to get the most out of their equipment. To see our full training
course calendar, visit:

Free, online training courses called WebEx - conducted by our expert engineers - run
throughout the year too. For registration details and the latest planned WebEx
sessions, visit:

Bruel & Kjaer UK has its own Service Centre which is UKAS accredited to the
international standard ISO/IEC 17025, ensuring traceable or accredited calibration
for equipment. To book a service or for more information, please contact our service
department on +44 (0) 1438 739 100 or visit

Bruel & Kjaer has 900 employees and sales offices in 55 countries and is a
subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc. ( Spectris has annual sales
of GBP668m and employs around 5,500 people worldwide in its 13 business units.

For additional information please contact:
Heather Wilkins
Marketing Coordinator
Bruel & Kjaer UK Ltd
Telephone: 01438 739 000

Web Site:

Contact Details: Heather Wilkins
Marketing Coordinator
Bruel & Kjaer UK Ltd
Telephone: 01438 739 000

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