Browse Publications Technical Papers 2008-36-0550

Power Steering Noise Characterization and Evaluation 2008-36-0550

Each more the consumer uses the vehicle noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) attributes to define the vehicle model when purchasing a car, so the sound quality development is very important to guarantee the automaker success in a competitive market.
Several vehicle components contribute to the consumer sound quality perception, as engine, gearbox and exhaust systems. So those components improvement is necessary in order to enrich the sound perception.
In this article will be developed a case study that evaluates the contribution and the characteristics of the irradiated noise from the power steering system, which was classified as moan, whine and hiss noise, defines objectively each phenomena and evaluate the proposed systems.


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