Spring 2013 VAC Meeting


The Spring 2013 VAC meeting will be held the day prior to the SAE Noise and Vibration Conference in Grand Rapids, MI.   The meeting will consist of presentations of ongoing VAC projects.


Monday, May 20
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

1800 East Beltline SE

Grand Rapids, MI  49546-5951


8:00 a.m. Coffee, Pastries, and Introductions


8:10 a.m. Guest Presentation


·         Mats Åbom Use of MPP Absorbers for Machinery and Vehicle Noise Control


8:45 a.m. Morning Presentations


·         Application Identification of Vibro-Acoustic Sources on a Generator Set

·         Application Simple Simulation Models for a Generator Set

·         Application Adding Bypass Ducts to Mufflers and Enclosures to Improve Performance

·         Tips for Measuring Transmission Loss using the Two-Load Method

·         Tips for Modeling Mufflers using Plane Wave Simulation


12:00 p.m. Lunch


1:00 p.m. Afternoon Presentations


·         Application Utilization of MPP Absorbers in HVAC Ducts

·         Application Using the PU Probe for Interior Problems

·         On the Reliability of BEM Field Point Results in Virtual.Lab

·         Modeling Absorbing Materials in VA-One

·         Development of a Test Rig for Determining Mount Properties

·         Determining the Transmission Loss of Louvers and Holes/Slits using VA-One

·         Metrics for Muffler Performance (Multi-Inlet Mufflers)

·         Future Work


4:30 p.m. Adjourn


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