Sound & Vibration testbed

Sound & Vibration testbed

A nationally unique resource for development of building systems and products. An established and complete building acoustic laboratory with qualified personnel, proven and structured work routines, and an emphasis on SMEs.

Offer

The resource is accredited for a range of acoustic measurements according to national and international standards. It is conjoined with the National Metrology Institute for Sound Pressure and Acceleration, which guarantees traceable measurements of the highest quality. The laboratory offers objective and subjective evaluations as well as simulations in collaboration with SDL at RISE.

The complete building acoustic  lab offers e.g. measurements of:

  • Horizontal /vertical sound transmission in floors
  • Horizontal sound transmission of
  • Building systems, such as facades and walls
  • Building components and products, such as doors, windows, moldings, etc.
  • Noise from technical installations
  • Plumbing installations, pipes and fittings - water lab
  • HVAC, heat pumps, filters etc. - with controllable airflow
  • Auralization of measured noise characteristics
  • Mobile equipment for field measurements
  • Material parameters
  • Vibrational properties
  • Absorption - reverberation room and measurement tube
  • Sound radiation/intensity - reverberation/hemi-anechoic room

Facts

Testbed name

Sound & Vibration

Established

1977

Testbed category

Laboratory testbeds (LT)

Industry

Buildings and infrastructure

Area

Construction

Region

Västra Götalandsregionen

Jan

Contact person

Jan Almqvist

Sektionschef

  +46 10 516 54 60
  jan.almqvist@ri.se

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