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Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH)

Ricardo has been a leader in NVH development and optimization for over 40 years. Throughout this time we have continuously improved our analysis techniques, facilities and resources. From product concept development through to production, we deliver class-leading NVH solutions to meet the most exacting requirements both of our customers and of product legislation.

Ricardo is a turn-key NVH partner for the entire product life-cycle offering:

  • Concept studies
  • Benchmarking and target setting
  • CAE analysis of NVH phenomena
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Test based measurements and evaluation
  • NVH training

Key benefits of the Ricardo NVH service include:

  • Fast response with a flexible approach from one of world’s leading multi-industrial sector NVH teams
  • Comprehensive resources, including powertrain, transmission and vehicle semi-anechoic test facilities
  • Extensive benchmark databases and design guidelines in a wide range of product applications
  • Universal best practice NVH processes across all sectors, with client compatible data supply and process alignment
  • Proven class-leading NVH test and analysis capabilities including Ricardo Software products WAVE, ENGDYN and FEARCE
  • Potential for cost sharing through international consortia
  • Training, on-site support, technology transfer and facility development