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joined Experimental and Numerical methods for HumAN CEntered interior noise Design

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 606800

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 August 2013

  • End date

    31 July 2017

Funded under:

FP7-PEOPLE

  • Overall budget:

    € 708 132,61

  • EU contribution

    € 708 132,61

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE

Italy

Objective

"The overall objective of the ENHANCED project is to create an industrial-oriented educational and research framework for developing integrated numerical and experimental procedures for the acoustic characterisation and simulation of cabin interior noise (addressing the automotive field).

One University, one industrial company and one associated partner will collaborate.

The need of including into the early stage design of a small enclosure as car cabin the prediction of the interior acoustic field is gathering more and more importance in the industrial sector. The acoustic design is a challenging topic it requiring both the knowledge of the cabin structure and component materials and the definition of the propagation paths (air and structure borne) inside the cabin itself. Therefore experimental measurement methods able to characterise the interior acoustic field and numerical models allowing to link it to design, i.e. to determine how design modification will impact to the final overall interior noise, have to be developed. Moreover the project aims at producing acoustic models addressed to the human comfort inside the vehicle this requiring to develop a model able to predict sound quality indicators and to be linked to design.

Two complementary fields will be therefore addressed by the project and integrated by exploiting the activity of different PhD students and linking them together:
- acoustic measurement and noise source identification and separation,
- hybrid numerical modelling
- and sound engineering.
ENHANCED aims at further consolidating, extending and integrating the knowledge in interior noise quantitative characterisation and simulation.
This will result in researchers skilled in the latest technologies for tackling the interior noise problem. Moreover, the close cooperation between the academic and industrial environment will constitute a breakthrough from specialised academic findings to integration in industrially relevant applications."

Coordinator

UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE

Address

Piazza Roma 22
60121 Ancona

Italy

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 278 472,62

Administrative Contact

Fabio Polonara (Prof.)

Participants (1)

MENTOR GRAPHICS BELGIUM

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 429 660

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 606800

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 August 2013

  • End date

    31 July 2017

Funded under:

FP7-PEOPLE

  • Overall budget:

    € 708 132,61

  • EU contribution

    € 708 132,61

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE

Italy

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