Noise, Vibration, Harshness

NI LabVIEW and PXI testing wind turbine noise emissions

Carsten Thomsen

"We chose the LabVIEW development environment because of its seamless integration with a wide range of NI data acquisition modules, its signal processing capabilities, and its ability to interface to a variety of digital ports from wind turbine control systems. In addition, the TDMS data format provides a robust, high-performance solution for storing virtually unlimited amounts of high-channel-count data."

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Noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH); acoustics; and vibration analysis can help your organization with manufacturing test, R&D development, and design validation. National Instruments systems have been implemented in automotive, aerospace, structural, white goods, transportation, and many other industries. These systems have been used for applications from simple in-vehicle dynamics testing to determining jet engine noise sources.

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NI offers NVH solutions in a variety of formats. Industrial PCs and PXI systems provide the highest-channel-count solutions, and USB solutions offer an alternative form factor. You also can develop NVH solutions with embedded hardware.

Noise, Vibration, Harshness Resource Kit
Download tutorials, webcasts, and other resources to explore the fundamentals of acoustics, NVH, and vibration analysis.

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USB Noise, Vibration, and Harshness System

Stand-alone USB NVH acquisition and analysis system featuring dynamic signal analyzers for a portable, easy-to-use acoustic and vibration measurement solution

  • Input other channels with modular acquisition system
  • Achieve effective SNR with 102 dB of dynamic range
  • Take advantage of a flexible solution from four to 32 channels

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High-Channel-Count, High-Accuracy NVH Solution

PXI solutions for industry-best dynamic range with unlimited channel-count expansion and modular hardware design for using the same code regardless of channel count

  • Industry-leading 118 dB of dynamic range for best SNR
  • High-powered embedded controller for portable solution without sacrificing computing power
  • Sacrifice no data; stream 196 channels to disk at rates up to 204.8 kHz

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Benefits of NI Systems

  • Take advantage of a faster development time
  • Combine NVH measurements in a mixed-signal suite
  • Use the same software to acquire one or 1,000 channels

Using Acoustic Beamforming for Pass-By Noise Source Detection

Learn about a technique known as beamforming for determining noise location of passing vehicles.

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