Equipment and software resources

equipment and software resources

Laboratory for tests and qualifications

Instruments resources

  • Accelerometers
  • Force transducer
  • Dosimeters
  • Tapping machine
  • Impact hammers
  • Sound Intensity Probe
  • Sound level meters class 1
  • Acoustic sources
  • Weather Station for real time survey
  • Rail Surface Analyser for rail roughness and corrugation
  • Real time Multi-channel analysers
  • Rail displacement measuring system
  • Monitoring systems including location-based and 3G connection for real time survey

Software resources

  • Building acoustic: Acoubat
  • Experimental modal analysis
  • Impact noise calculation: AcouSting
  • Sound transmission loss calculation: AcouStiff
  • Finite element analysis of structure software: ADINA 8.8.
  • 3D CAD: AutoCad, Autodesk, SketchUp pro
  • Sound Intensity
  • 3D acoustic modelling software (internal and external noise): SoundPLAN, I-simpa
  • 3D acoustic modelling software for internal noise: CattAcoustic

In-house-developped software and databases

  • Auralisation (sound rendering): dBambiance 
  • Acoustic and vibration simulation (airborne & solid-borne noise): dBTrack
  • 3D simulation for internal noise: dBhall, I-simpa
  • Trams and metros acoustic and vibration database
  • Base de données matériaux
  • Anti-vibration track systems database