Acoustics / NVH

Vehicle acoustics are considered to be more and more important for development engineers of automotive manufacturers and of automotive suppliers. The goal of acoustic vehicle development is no longer simply a quiet product. It is rather a suitable acoustic atmosphere in the vehicle. To achieve this goal, detailed studies of the noise generated by engines, auxiliary units and power transmission are necessary, as well as of tire-road noise, wind noise, and components such as HVAC systems. In addition to acoustic optimization, creating the best possible vibrational comfort is very important.

To cope with these needs, FKFS has set up its own acoustics department, right back at the start of the 1970s. Research and development projects on acoustics and vibrations in engines as well as acoustics and vibration of vehicles are currently ongoing in two closely-linked departments, both with excellent equipment and outstanding staff.