Nor848A Case study – Filming breakout noise from café and concert venue

A combined bar, bistro and concert venue in the city center has been renovated with a great emphasis on acoustic noise dampening. Nevertheless, the venue is still getting complaints from neighbours close by due to breakout noise from the location, especially during late night concerts. The establishment consists of a bar and bistro on the … Continue reading Nor848A Case study – Filming breakout noise from café and concert venue

Finding Acoustical Weak Points in Room Dividing Modular Walls

A conference hotel in Norway is using modular walls to divide large halls into several smaller conference rooms. The rooms are divided by modular walls that provide several different opportunities for subdivision and multipurpose use of the large area spaces. When measuring the sound insulation between adjacent rooms through the modular walls, the resulting value … Continue reading Finding Acoustical Weak Points in Room Dividing Modular Walls

Identifying Low-Frequency Tonal Noise at an LNG Gas Terminal

A large LNG gas facility (approximately 300m x 150m) producing 300 000 tons of LNG annually is situated in a terminal area with the nearest populated area at a distance of around 1 km. Within the gas production facility, a low frequency tonal noise at around 500 Hz is generated causing complaints from nearby neighbours. The tone imposes a more stringent … Continue reading Identifying Low-Frequency Tonal Noise at an LNG Gas Terminal

Joint promotion of Acoustic Camera with Hiroki-san of Catec in Osaka, Japan

Catec is the distributor of Norsonic in Japan. Catec is the leader in providing a wide range of high performance software for Vibration Measurement Systems, Noise Measurement Systems, Heat Measurement Systems, and Measurement Control Systems with RS232C and so on. Catec provides the general-purpose software like “Cat-System” and Virtual Test System. The Cat-System is utilized … Continue reading Joint promotion of Acoustic Camera with Hiroki-san of Catec in Osaka, Japan

Locating Sound with Norsonic Acoustic Camera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eue2Ami8jwk "Sound level meters do not provide information about where a sound is coming from. BKL has used the Norsonic Acoustic Camera 848 to identify the location of dominant industrial, marine, road, rail and indoor noise sources. It uses real time processing with 256 microphones mounted in a 1m diameter disc to perform this analysis. … Continue reading Locating Sound with Norsonic Acoustic Camera