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Mapping Software facilitates environmental noise calculation.

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November 21, 2012 - Promoting comprehension, Predictor-LimA Type 7810 maps environmental noise using colored contours that can be overlaid on 3D models, photographic images, or online maps. Hanging barriers feature simplifies modeling of noise-reducing curtains, while functionality also makes software suitable for modeling bridge construction. Software also offers 3D source directivity and improves wind turbine assessment via support for input of sound power levels measured in accordance with IEC 61400-11.

Brüel & Kjær

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Original Press Release

New Environmental Noise Calculation Software Version

Press release date: November 1, 2012

DENMARK

The market’s most powerful and intuitive software for environmental noise calculation - Brüel & Kjær’s Predictor-LimA Type 7810 - has more applications than ever with the release of the ninth version.

Predictor-LimA maps environmental noise using coloured contours that can be overlaid on 3D models, photographic images, or online maps, making it easy for non-experts to understand.

The new software has improved functionality and workflow support to make environmental noise mapping much simpler. It’s suitable for modelling shooting ranges due to 3D source directivity, which is necessary for modelling supersonic sources.

A ‘hanging barriers’ feature simplifies modelling of noise-reducing curtains - something that is more difficult with traditional modelling techniques.

The new function also makes it suitable for modelling bridge construction, where screens are placed on scaffolding beside the raised road surface and has improved wind turbine assessment, supporting input of sound power levels measured in accordance with IEC 61400-11.

For more information on the market’s most powerful and intuitive environmental noise calculation software, and to get a quote, please visit: bksv.com/Predictor

About Brüel & Kjær
Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement systems. Brüel & Kjær helps its customers measure and manage the quality of sound and vibration in their products and in the environment. Focus areas are aerospace, space, defence, automotive, ground transportation, airport environment, urban environment, telecom, and audio.

Brüel & Kjær has an unparalleled portfolio of sound and vibration equipment, and is a renowned deliverer of innovative instrumentation, including sound level meters, microphones, accelerometers, conditioning amplifiers, calibrators, noise and vibration analysers and software. To see the full range of products and systems, please visit www.bksv.com.

Brüel & Kjær also runs a variety of training courses, from basic introductions to noise and its effects to more specialised classes teaching customers how to get the most out of their equipment. Free, online training courses - conducted by our expert engineers - run throughout the year too. For all course registration details visit http://www.bksv.com/courses.

Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc (www.spectris.com) which has annual sales of £1.1bn and employs around 7,500 people worldwide across its four business segments.

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