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What is the Difference Between Vibration and Noise?

vibration and noise

With the terms ‘vibration’ and ‘noise’ regularly being used interchangeably, there is often confusion surrounding the precise definition and difference between the two. This ambiguity leads to many questioning what is the difference between vibration and noise?

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ACSOFT GROUP INVESTS FOR FURTHER GROWTH

Paul Rubens invests in the AcSoft Group as part of an ambitious growth strategy As part of an ambitious long-term future growth strategy, Bedford-based AcSoft Holdings Ltd (www.acsoft.co.uk), which comprises AcSoft, GRAS UK and Svantek UK, has announced that General Manager, Paul Rubens has acquired a 50% interest in the business, making him joint partner…

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AcSoft Introduces Noisepad Acoustics & Vibration Analyser

NoisePAD

Combination of robust 8” tablet and DSP-based analyser is ideal for range of occupational health and environmental monitoring applications Reinforcing its position at the forefront of sound and vibration instrumentation and software, AcSoft has introduced the latest NoisePAD four-channel real time Acoustics & Vibration Analyser from SINUS. The combination of robust 8” tablet and DSP-based…

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Celebrating AcSoft Sound & Vibration’s 25th Anniversary

We are celebrating 25 years as one of the UK’s leading specialists in high performance sound and vibration instrumentation and sensors for a wide range of sectors including environmental, automotive, aerospace, defence, transport and telecommunications. AcSoft Sound & Vibration Ltd was established in 1994 by Managing Director, John Shelton, working from his home in Cheddington,…

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AcSoft Acoustic Camera supplied at Cardiff University

Acoustic Camera supplied at Cardiff Uni

Latest gfai tech system to be used for the development of non-contact damage detection using Audible Acoustics (AA) for composite materials in aerospace industry For a full copy of this published article, visit the Environment Engineering Website AcSoft Sound & Vibration has recently supplied a state-of-the-art Fibonacci Array Acoustic Camera from Gfai GmbH for Cardiff…

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GRAS Launch First Rugged Automotive Microphone

GRAS Rugged Automotive Microphone

Launched this week, the 146AE ultra-rugged automotive microphone set from GRAS is waterproof, shock resistant, dust resistant, oil mist resistant and able to withstand high temperatures – all without compromising measurement quality! The innovative 146AE measurement microphone is specially designed to meet the stringent demands of automotive testing and can perform accurately and reliably under…

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AcSoft Welcomes Phillipa as Internal Sales Executive

AcSoft Welcomes Phillipa

The AcSoft Group, which comprises AcSoft Sound & Vibration, Svantek UK, G.R.A.S UK and AcSoft Health & Safety, has appointed Philippa Wolfarth as Internal Sales Executive where she will provide support across all three divisions of the business. Philippa brings considerable business development expertise to her new role having worked in advertising sales for local…

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The Importance of Workplace Monitoring

Every year in the UK, 1.3 million people suffer from a work-related illness or ill health caused or worsened by their working conditions. Plus some 13,000 workers per year die from occupational exposure to harmful substances and 30.4million working days are lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. The estimated cost of injuries and…

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Choosing The Best Sound Calibrator

A Sound Level Calibrator is used to produce a known sound pressure level. It is a hand-held device that emits an audible tone of very accurate level and frequency. Typically the calibrator is fitted over the meter’s microphone and the reading is either checked manually by the user or automatically by the meter. Calibration at…

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Sound Power and Sound Pressure

Sound Power is the ability of a device to make sound. It is purely a function of the device and unable to be measured directly. It has units of watts, and in decibel terms, dB re: 1pW. The sound power is radiated into the acoustic field by sound intensity, a vector quantity, which is the…

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