SAE 2015 Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, June 24

Subjective Response (Part 1 of 2)
(Session Code: NVC303)

Room Grand Gallery Room C  2:30 p.m.

This session covers subjective testing and analysis related to automotive noise and vibration, usually referred to as sound quality and vibration quality. The focus is on both subjective and objective tools and methods that can be used either to design sound or vibration quality into the automotive product, or to characterize and eliminate undesired sounds or vibrations.

Organizers - Daniel Rauchholz, UGN Inc.; Steve Sorenson, E-A-R Thermal Acoustic Systems
Chairpersons - Steve Sorenson, E-A-R Thermal Acoustic Systems; Daniel Rauchholz, UGN Inc

Time Paper No. Title
2:30 p.m. 2015-01-2337
Automotive Speech Intelligibility Measurements
Gordon Ebbitt, Todd Remtema, Toyota Technical Center USA Inc.
2:50 p.m. 2015-01-2335
Quantifying Hands-Free Call Quality in an Automobile
Scott Amman, Francois Charette, Paul Nicastri, John Huber, Brigitte Richardson, Gint Puskorius, Yuksel Gur, Anthony Cooprider, Ford Motor Co.
3:10 p.m. 2015-01-2333
Perception of Diesel Engine Gear Rattle Noise
Brandon Sobecki, Patricia Davies, J Stuart Bolton, Purdue University; Frank Eberhardt, Cummins Inc.
3:30 p.m. 2015-01-2336
Automobile Powertrain Sound Quality Development Using a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Approach
Anastasios Arvanitis, Jeff Orzechowski, FCA US LLC; Todd Tousignant, Kiran Govindswamy, FEV North America, Inc.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00462, and also individually. To purchase visit