Browse Publications Technical Papers 2012-36-0629
2012-11-25

Numerical and Experimental Comparison by NVH Finite Element Simulation in “Body in White” of a Vehicle in the Frequency Range until 800Hz 2012-36-0629

Methodologies of a vehicle assessment through computer simulation comes to enable every day to preview difficulties in developing models, which also contributes to reducing the time to develop a new model. For initial assessment of the vibroacoustic behavior of a vehicle, in the early months of development, the frequency response functions, known as inertance (a/F), are analyzed, at the points of attachment of the engine and suspension to the body still in the Body-in-White configuration. Usually the finite element simulations are performed up to the limit of 300Hz. In the aim at increasing the range of inertance analysis, enabling a more comprehensive analysis in NVH, the results by elements finites simulation were compared, in this work, with the results obtained in experimental measurements focused on the validation of this simulation methodology until the limit of 800Hz.

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