Sound quality is one of the most important desired attributes for the customers, and road noise is one of the most vital factors influencing sound quality. Road noise is the major interior noise source, especially for EVs, and it is a common customer complaint. In order to improve the customers’ satisfaction and market share, almost all the OEMs have spent lots of sources on the road noise attenuation.
The instructor will cover tire structure vibration, noise induced by interaction between tire and road, tire cavity noise, suspension vibration and force identification, vehicle body structure vibration and structure-borne road noise control, sound package and air-borne road noise control.
It is recommended that participants have a previous background, education or experience in NVH or suspension design.
Dr. Jian Pang is the Vice General Manager of Changan Auto Global R&D Centre since 2008. Prior positions include: a technical specialist at Stewart & Steven Service, Inc. and a senior engineer at Ford Motor Company. Dr. Pang has over 30 years’ experience in noise and vibration control engineering, especially in vehicle engineering. He published four technical books including "Vehicle Body Noise and Vibration Control" by Wiley, two literature books, and over 80 papers. He serves as the vice director of China National Key Lab of Vehicle NVH and Safety, the leader of OICA China Noise Group, vice chairman of China NVH society, guest professor of Tong Ji University and Chongqing University and was a previous chairman of NVH Technical Committee of FISITA (World Automotive Engineer Congress). He received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and his M.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.