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Acoustics Modulex

Modeling Vibration and Noise in a Gearbox

A gearbox is used to transfer power from an engine to its associated wheels or cogs, which can result in radiating noise to the surroundings. This is due to the transmission of undesired lateral and axial forces on the bearings and housing, while transmitting power from one shaft to the ... Read More

Modeling Vibration and Noise in a Gearbox: Bearing Version

This example is an extension of a model used to study the vibration and noise in a 5-speed synchromesh gearbox in a manual transmission vehicle. In this version of the model, a detailed representation of a roller bearing is used instead of hinge joints with elastic stiffness. First, the ... Read More

Submarine Scattering: Time-Domain Simulation and FFT

This model analyzes the scattering of a plane propagating modulated Gaussian pulse off a submarine hull. The scattered field and the spatial response are also determined. The model uses the *Pressure Acoustics, Time Explicit* interface to model this large acoustic model in the time ... Read More

Angle Beam Nondestructive Testing

Angle beam ultrasonic units are used for nondestructive testing (NDT) of solid objects, such as metal pipes. They are especially useful for detecting flaws in and around welding areas, such as pores, small cracks, lack of fusion, etc. Angle beam NDT is often used where the straight beam ... Read More

Nonlinear Transfer Impedance of a Tapered Orifice

This model analyzes the nonlinear transfer impedance of a tapered orifice that can be part of a perforate or microperforated plate (MPP). The analysis is carried out for various degrees of tapering of the perforate and for a frequency range. A linear analysis is set up in the frequency ... Read More

Loudspeaker Driver — Frequency-Domain Analysis

This example shows how to model a loudspeaker driver of the dynamic cone type, common for low and medium frequencies. The analysis is carried out in the frequency domain and thus represents the linear behavior of the driver. The model analysis includes the total electric impedance and ... Read More

Porous Absorber

This is a model of acoustic absorption by a porous acoustic open cell foam. In porous materials the sound propagates in a network of small interconnected pores. Because the dimensions of the pores are small, losses occur due to thermal conduction and viscous friction. Acoustic foams are ... Read More

Noise Radiation by a Compound Gear Train

Predicting the noise radiation from a dynamic system gives designers insight into the behavior of moving mechanisms early in the design process. For example, consider a gearbox in which the change in the gear mesh stiffness causes vibrations. These vibrations are transmitted to the ... Read More

Acoustic-Structure Interaction

Liquid or gas acoustics coupled to structural objects such as membranes, plates or solids are important applications in many engineering fields. This model is a general demonstration of an acoustic fluid phenomenon in 3D that is coupled to a solid object. The walls of the solid object ... Read More

Sonic Crystal

Phononic and sonic crystals have generated rising scientific interest for very diverse technological applications. These crystals are made of periodic distributions of scatterers embedded in a matrix. Under certain conditions, acoustic band gaps can form. These are spectral bands where ... Read More

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