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Intelligent Materials for Active Noise Reduction

Objective

Many intelligent materials systems such as fibre composites with embedded pies-ceramics are derived, characterised and applied in smart structures on a laboratory scale without penetrating the existing design rules for engineered structures or being applied in mass products. Intelligent material systems have still an insufficient performance, require an unacceptable electronic periphery, a lack of data on their reliability and cannot be included in the standard design and manufacturing process. The objective of the proposed Integrated Project "Intelligent Materials for Active Noise Reduction (Inman)" is therefore the realization of intelligent, high performing adaptive material systems with integrated electronics able to be applied for noise mitigation purposes, even in highly loaded structures as construction material in the same manner as common passive or light weight materials are used. Aside from the pure development of the material systems itself this research also includes their characterization, simulation tools for the design process, handling and manufacturing techniques as well as their reliability. The newly designed intelligent material systems are applied to active noise reduction concepts based on Active Structural Acoustic Control (ASAC) or Active Noise Control (ANC) for Sound Quality Design. Out of manifold applications, noise problems in land-based traffic and related infrastructure such as buildings, bridges and tunnels are chosen for demonstration. It is expected that for automotives, trains and in civil engineering reduced noise radiation, emission and emission will become even more a design aspect, which cannot achieve by conventional materials and concepts. According to these objectives, Inman is structured in three technology areas dealing with intelligent materials systems, their integration and simulation and life-cycle aspects and in three applications scenarios for application and integration in automotives, trains and infrastructure.

Call for proposal

FP6-2002-NMP-1
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FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
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AVL LIST GMBH
Austria
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Graz

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BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION GMBH
Germany
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Saatwinkler Damm 43
Berlin

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BUDAPESTI MUSZAKI ES GAZDASAGTUDOMANYI EGYETEM
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CENTRO ITALIANO RICERCHE AEROSPAZIALI SCPA
Italy
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Capua - Caserta

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CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT - SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI
Italy
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Strada Torino 50
Orbassano (To)

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CONSERVATOIRE NATIONAL DES ARTS ET METIERS
France
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DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FÜR LUFT UND RAUMFAHRT E.V.
Germany
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Linder Höhe
Köln

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DORNIER GMBH
Germany
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An Der Bundesstrasse 31
Immenstaad - Bodensee

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DYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL SA
Belgium
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Jules Vandenbemptlaan 71
Heverlee

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EADS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
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Willy-messerschmitt-strasse
München

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EIDGENOESSISCHE MATERIALPRUEFUNGS- UND FORSCHUNGSANSTALT
Switzerland
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ERAS GESELLSCHAFT FUER ENTWICKLUNG UND REALISATION ADAPTIVER SYSTEME MBH
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Hannah-vogt-strasse 1
Goettingen

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FEV MOTORENTECHNIK GMBH
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Neuenhofstrasse 181
Aachen

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FORD-WERKE AG
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FUNDACION INASMET
Spain
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Mikeletegi Pasealekua 2, Teknologi Parkea
San Sebastian

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IGAM - INGENIEURGESELLSCHAFT FUER ANGEWANDTE MECHANIK MBH
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Steinfeldstrasse 3-5
Barleben

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INSTITUTE OF MECHANICS OF MATERIALS AND GEOSTRUCTURES S.A.
Greece
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Askiton Street 22
Penteli

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KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
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Oude Markt 13
Leuven

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KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLAN
Sweden
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Valhallavägen 79
Stockholm

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LEUVEN MEASUREMENTS AND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL NV
Belgium
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LUCCHINI SIDERMECCANICA SPA
Italy
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MICROMEGA DYNAMICS SA
Belgium
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Parc Scientifique Du Sart-tilman, Rue Des Chasseurs Ardennais
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NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK - TNO
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PANPHONICS OY
Finland
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REGIENOV - RENAULT RECHERCHE ET INNOVATION
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RIETER AUTOMOTIVE MANAGEMENT AG
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Schlosstalstrasse 43
Winterthur

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SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE SA
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Les Miroirs, 18 Avenue D'alsace
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SCHINDLER ELEVATOR LTD
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Zugerstrasse 13
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SIEMENS AG
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Wittelsbacherplatz 2
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SMART MATERIAL GMBH
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Loebtauer Strasse 69
Dresden

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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DARMSTADT
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Karolinenplatz 5
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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
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Julianalaan 134
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TECHNOFIRST SA
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UNIVERSITAET DER BUNDESWEHR HAMBURG
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UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
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UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
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VOLKSWAGEN AG
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VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
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VTT VALTION TEKNILLINEN TUTKIMUSKESKUS
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