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International Forum Automotive Acoustics & Vibration - NVH 2019

 Forum Day One / Monday, 30 September 2019

 8:00 - 9:00 Registration with Coffee & Tea
Internéct on Faceboard
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 9:00 - 9:10 Welcome & Opening Speech by the Organiser
 Nikolaos Galanopoulos
 Executive Director
 Internect Limited, UK


9:10 - 9:20 Keynote Speech

[Morning Session Chaired by John O' Sullivan]

 John O' Sullivan
 Functional Manager, Chassis NVH and Structural Dynamics
 Bentley Motors Limited, UK
9:20 - 9:50 Approaches to be More Efficient, Successful and Influential in Setting NVH Targets and Design Content (has been applied to other attributes with equal success)

  • Introduction of electrification and what it brings to the industry
  • Understanding the challenge
  • An era of collaboration and sharing
  • Rationale, tools and methodologies

 Matthew Aaron Hankinson

 Chief Engineer Driven Attributes Engineering
 Jaguar Land Rover, UK



 9:50 - 10:05 Sponsor: BETA CAE Presentation

10:05 - 10:15 Sponsor: ESI Presentation

10:15 - 10:45
Interactive Session: Internéct at Speed
Introduce yourself to the other participants with this series of brief
one to one meetings.
Get to know the other delegates and “break the ice”.


10:45 - 11:15 Refreshment & Networking Break – Exhibition

11:15 - 11:45 Climate NVH – Design and Attribute Balancing
  • New challenges for climate NVH for BEV’s
  • NVH and climate comfort balancing
  • Climate NVH benchmarking and goal setting
  • Noise generation principles and testing methods for climate NVH
  • Balanced control strategies in extreme climates
 Nick Machiels
 NVH engineer
 Volvo Cars Group, Sweden
11:45 - 12:00 Sponsor: Bruel & Kjaer Presentation
12:00 - 12:30 NVH CAE Development Process of the New Ford Truck; F-Max
  • Target setting & benchmark
  • Modelling
  • Body & chassis NVH analyses
  • Vehicle NVH simulations
  • Multidisciplinary optimization

 Baran Gumus

 Vehicle NVH CAE Engineer
 12:30 - 12:40 Sponsor: AB Dynamics Presentation
12:40 - 13:50 Networking Lunch - Exhibition
13:50 - 14:00 Keynote Speech
[Afternoon Session Chaired by Johan Stenson]
 Johan Stenson
 Senior Director Driving Dynamics and Noise & Vibration Centre
 Volvo Car Group, Sweden
14:00-14:30 Vehicle Attributes: What are the Changes on Autonomous Driving
  • NVH role on meeting user expectations
  • L5 electric vehicles and the NVH experience
  • Base EV Architecture and NVH challenges
  • L5 Specific Attributes development
                    Motion Control , Comfort and NVH
                    Vibration and sensing integration
 Alexandre Nunes
 Director, Vehicle Attributes
 NIO, China
14:30 - 15:00 Combining 1D and 3D Simulation with Advanced Measurement Techniques to Address the NVH Challenges of (H)EV Vehicles
  • (H)EV NVH
  • 1D and 3D models
  • Wind Noise test and CFD
  • Component Based TPA

François Iker
Business Development Manager Simcenter Engineering and Consulting Services
15:00 - 15:30 Virtual Replacement of Mounts in a Vehicle Simulator of a Bentley 
  • Acoustic prototyping - combining measurement and modelling 
  • Transfer path analysis 
  • Structure borne noise                                      
  • Measurement of dynamic stiffness of vibration isolators                                      
  • Full vehicle simulator demonstration of vehicle modifications

Dr. Andrew Elliott

Research Fellow in Vibro-Acoustics

University of Salford, UK 

15:30 - 16:00 Refreshment & Networking Break – Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Workshops: Led by the Workshop leader, the aim of this session is to offer you the chance to interact with your peers, raise questions, share views and opinions in a targeted participant field.
Workshop A: NVH in Downsized Turbo-Charged Engines
Aaron Hankinson
Chief Engineer Driven Attributes Engineering
Jaguar Land Rover, UK
Workshop B: Passive NVH Solutions versus Active Sound Technologies
Andrew Jackson
Functional Manager – Powertrain and Driveline NVH
Bentley Motors Limited, UK
Iordanis Ioannidis
Powertrain and Driveline NVH Engineer
Bentley Motors Limited, UK







17:30-18:00 Transfer to the University of Salford (Shuttle busses will be provided at the hotel)
18:00-20:00 Guided Tour of the University of Salford’s Acoustic Laboratory A great opportunity to visit the world class test facilities at the University of Salford! The tour will include group visits to the UKAS accredited Acoustic Laboratory’s full anechoic chamber, semi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite and state of the art listening room equipped with wave field synthesis (WFS) system. Demonstrations will include room modes experiment, loudspeaker testing, the WFS system and a vehicle simulator. Refreshments will be provided.
20:00-20:30 Transfer back to the hotel  (Shuttle busses will be provided)
20:30 Dinner and Evening Event
Enjoy our evening get-together with your colleagues in a
relaxed atmosphere with live music entertainment, dinner and drinks.