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    Noise and vibration engineering for industrial projects

    Edwin Nieuwenhuizen: “Industrial noise disturbs communication between people on site and may cause annoyance and even health problems for those living near industrial areas. Exposure to excessive noise is a serious health and safety risk for personnel and contractors on-site. Noise and vibration...
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    Early detection of rail defects

    We developed a method to detect rail defects in an early stage: We use ARRoW-measurements (sound measurements in close proximity of the wheel) to detect squats. This turned out to be a viable way to determine squats fast, accurately and at an early stage.
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    Road texture measured efficiently at traffic speed: FLaSH|M

    FLaSH|M is a rugged system that efficiently captures many kilometers of pavement texture profile. In normal traffic at speeds of up to 100 km/h, FLaSH|M records the road textures at a rate of one sample per millimeter. During data capture, the operator can at-a-glance monitor the signal quality...
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    Pioneering software development in the cloud: computational model for tyre and road noise

    Ard Kuijpers: "Calculations are a necessity for developing quieter roads. It is a complex task that usually needs to be outsourced with other companies. How can road builders, researchers and governments get hold of these calculations without having to use an external engineer? That was the...
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    Acoustics advice when furnishing flexible work spaces

    Sara Persoon: "More and more offices are set up according to the 'The New Way of Working' principle: in the morning, employees choose the work space that best fit their activities of the day. Often, all these kinds of activities are situated in one big space. So acoustics play an important part as...
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    Substantiating sound and air quality for planning permission and higher value

    Theodoor Höngens: "Planning permission procedures (WRO or WABO) require a great deal of attention. Especially when they contain sensitive functions with regards to sound and air quality in environmentally burdened locations. It is a must to consider the compatibility of functions and have a correct...
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    Improving the Close Proximity (CPX) method and the CoMeT trailer

    Wout Schwanen: "M+P is a real expert when it comes to 'quieter traffic'. We are on the ISO committee and work with big clients like the Dutch and other European road directorates, which means we are involved in everything that happens in that area. Whenever ISO standards and legislation are revised...

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BAP Acoustics uses ARRoW for track quality inspection

Canada is now the third country in the world, after China and the Netherlands, to work with ARRoW....

M+P present at Internoise 2016 Hamburg

From the 21st to 24th of August 2016, the The German Acoustical Society organises Internoise 2016...

What is the effect of the type of road surface on fuel consumption in trucks?

The type of road surface has a significant influence on CO2 emissions from road traffic. The effect...

M+P passes external audit

How does M+P prepare itself for an external audit? We regularly check if our internal processes...