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International Forum Automotive Acoustics & Vibration - NVH 2019

Forum Day Two/ Tuesday, 01 October 2019

8:00 Registration with Coffee & Tea
Keynote speech
[Morning Session Chaired by Aaron Hankinson]
Aaron Hankinson
Chief Engineer Driven Attributes Engineering
Jaguar Land Rover, UK
Comparison of Alternative Road and Wind Noise TPA Methods in a Modern Premium Class Vehicle
  • Airborne and structure-borne road contributions
  • Wind noise contribution
  • Comparison and evaluation of TPA methods
  • Best practice
  • Subjective influence of individual contributions
Axel Jalibert
Powertrain and Driveline NVH Engineer                
Bentley Motors Limited, UK
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”.
Refreshment & Networking Break - Exhibition
Numerical Simulation of an Aeroacoustic Field Around a Vehicle
  • Full vehicle CAA
  • Noise generation mechanism
  • Aerodynamic noise sources around saloon car
  • Understanding exterior noise measurement
Masashi Miyazawa
Assistant Chief Engineer
Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Japan
The Aeroacoustic Effect of Flexible Turning Vanes in an HVAC System
  • The concept and mechanism that allow flexible turning vanes to work
  • Theoretical advantages/disadvantages of flexible turning vanes
  • CFD results and analysis from several studies involving a very simple geometry and comparing flexible vanes to rigid vanes
  • CFD results and analysis comparing flexible vanes to rigid vanes on a production car
Andrew Bissell
Principal Aeroacoustic CFD Engineer
NIO, China
Networking Lunch- Exhibition
Keynote Speech
[Αfternoon session chaired by Ernesto Varricchio]
Ernesto Varricchio
NVH Testing Principal Engineer
McLaren Automotive Ltd.
Aeroacoustics: Noise Generation Mechanisms and Control Methods
  • The new aeroacoustic facility at the University of Bristol
  • Aerodynamic noise generation mechanism
  • Aerodynamic noise control technologies
  • Duct acoustics and advanced liner technologies

Dr Mahdi Azarpeyvand
Reader in Aeroacoustics
University of Bristol, UK
Interactive Session- Panel Discussion: “Pass-By Noise Regulation – Impact on NVH Development”
•            Introduction to the regulation ECE-R 51.03
•            Practicalities of testing Pass-By noise
•            Benefits of Indoor Pass-By noise testing
•            Design at the early development stage
•            Importance of Noise source contribution
Christopher Mills
NVH Manager
Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Germany
Refreshment & Networking Break – Exhibition
Efficient Exhaust Orifice Noise Development
  • Introduction
  • Current state of exhaust NVH development
  • More efficient exhaust NVH development process with enablers
  • Case study / example(s)
  • Conclusions and summary
Steven P. Homco
Supervisor, PT NVH
Ford Motor Co.
Acoustic requirements for EVs and HEVs
  • E-driveline development
  • NVH trends and challenges
  • Interior and exterior EV acoustics and vibration
  • challenges: alternative approaches
  • HEVs: Smart managing NVH in the transitions
  • between EV mode and ICE mode
Speaker to be confirmed
Voting for the Best Automotive NVH Supplier Award & Award Ceremony
Closing Remarks by the Organiser
Maria Nikolopoulou
Managing Director
Internect Limited, UK
Refreshment & Networking Break - Exhibition
16:30 -18:00
Workshop C: Noise Optimisation for Electric & Hybrid Vehicles
Johan Stenson
Senior Director Driving Dynamics and Noise & Vibration Centre,
Volvo Car Group, Sweden
Workshop D: Full Vehicle NVH Simulation & Testing
Ernesto Varricchio
NVH Testing Principal Engineer
McLaren Automotive Ltd., UK