Use of sound quality metrics for the analysis of automotive intake noise

Authors

  • Colin Novak Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ont. N9B 3P4, Canada
  • Helen Ule Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ont. N9B 3P4, Canada
  • Robert Gaspar Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ont. N9B 3P4, Canada

Keywords:

Air cleaners, Automobiles, Data acquisition, Dynamometers, Engines, Frequencies, Frequency modulation, Harmonic analysis, Passenger cars, Pressure effects, Speech intelligibility, Articulation index analysis, Induction noise analysis, Psychoacoustic metrics, Sound quality

Abstract

The automotive intake noise was analyzed using a psychoacoustic metrics. The psychoacoustics involves the quantitative evaluation of acoustic sound pressure level using a sound quality metrics. The metrics includes loudness, sharpness, roughness, fluctuation strength and articulation index. Loudness a standard metric describes the human preception of loud source perceived as opposed to a simply reported sound pressure level. Roughness and fluctuation strength describes the annoyance of modulating sound and sharpness describes the high frequency annoyance of noise by applying a weighting factor on sounds above 2kHz.

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Published

2004-09-01

How to Cite

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Novak C, Ule H, Gaspar R. Use of sound quality metrics for the analysis of automotive intake noise. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2004 Sep. 1 [cited 2021 Oct. 25];32(3):100-1. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1647

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Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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