Sound & Vibration

About the Journal

Sound & Vibration is a journal intended for individuals with broad-based interests in noise and vibration, dynamic measurements, structural analysis, computer-aided engineering, machinery reliability, and dynamic testing. The journal strives to publish referred papers reflecting the interests of research and practical engineering on any aspects of sound and vibration. Of particular interest are papers that report analytical, numerical and experimental methods of more relevance to practical applications.

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  • Fixture Modifications for Effective Control of an Electrodynamic 3D-Shaker System
  • Abstract This work aims to improve the setup of an electrodynamic triaxial shaker prototype with respect to its usability for the automotive industry. Triaxial shakers being capable of meeting the corresponding requirements are not available as standard test equipment. Modifications on the fixture have to be conducted in order to ensure an effective control. The first part of the work is the qualitative description of the system behavior. Therefore, the shaker is treated as a black box. The second part is the modification of the test fixture in order to handle the resonances of the shaker, which is elementary for its… More
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  • Effect of Input Waveform to Vibration Speaker on Sound Quality of Electric Artificial Voice
  • Abstract A number of studies have been conducted on the improvement of the sound quality of electrical artificial laryngeal speech, the speech produced has been difficult to hear compared to a natural voice. For this reason, it is necessary to effectively improve the frequency characteristics of the input signal. In the present study, to improve the sound quality of vocalization using an electrical artifi- cial larynx, first, a comparison of the frequency characteristics between the real and artificial voices was conducted, and three filters that can make the frequency characteristics of the artificial voice closer to those of a real voice… More
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  • Using Audiometric Data to Weigh and Prioritize Factors that Affect Workers’ Hearing Loss through Support Vector Machine (SVM) Algorithm
  • Abstract Workers’ exposure to excessive noise is a big universal work-related challenges. One of the major consequences of exposure to noise is permanent or transient hearing loss. The current study sought to utilize audiometric data to weigh and prioritize the factors affecting workers’ hearing loss based using the Support Vector Machine (SVM) algorithm. This cross sectional-descriptive study was conducted in 2017 in a mining industry in southeast Iran. The participating workers (n = 150) were divided into three groups of 50 based on the sound pressure level to which they were exposed (two experimental groups and one control group). Audiometric tests… More
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  • The Applications of Order Reduction Methods in Nonlinear Dynamic Systems
  • Abstract Two different order reduction methods of the deterministic and stochastic systems are discussed in this paper. First, the transient proper orthogonal decomposition (T-POD) method is introduced based on the high-dimensional nonlinear dynamic system. The optimal order reduction conditions of the T-POD method are provided by analyzing the rotor-bearing system with pedestal looseness fault at both ends. The efficiency of the T-POD method is verified via comparing with the results of the original system. Second, the polynomial dimensional decomposition (PDD) method is applied to the 2 DOFs spring system considering the uncertain stiffness to study the amplitude-frequency response. The numerical results… More
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  • Analytical Study on the Rate of Sound Transmission Loss in Single Row Honeycomb Sandwich Panel Using a Numerical Method
  • Abstract Honeycomb structures have recently, replaced with conventional homogeneous materials. Given the fact that sandwich panels containing a honeycomb core are able to adjust geometric parameters, including internal angles, they are suitable for acoustic control applications. The main objective of this study was to obtain a transmission loss curve in a specific honeycomb frequency range along with same overall dimensions and weight. In this study, a finite element model (FEM) in ABAQUS software was used to simulate honeycomb panels, evaluate resonant frequencies, and for acoustic analysis. This model was used to obtain acoustic pressure and then to calculate the sound transmission… More
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