Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Consulting

Vibration & Durabilty Testing

What: Forced excitation of structures (shaker and hammer testing); Controlled swept sine and random noise testing; Durability and fatigue testing. Test set-up definition with optimal design of excitation signals for test time reduction.

Who: Designers and manufacturers of electronic products, packaging products and biomedical components. Designers of new materials. Designers and constructors in the mechanical automotive, and aerospace industry.

Structural Dynamics Testing

What: High spatial resolution measurements with sensors and scanning laser vibrometry for structural dynamics modelling. Test set-up definition for complex multiple response and multiple input measurements. Application of advanced excitation signals for fast and accurate data-acquisition. Testing of light-weight composite and synthetic materials.

Who: Designers and constructors in the automotive, aerospace, public transportation, mechanical, civil construction and heavy equipment industry. Designers of lightweight electronic products and new materials.

Signal Processing and Modal Analysis

What: Experimental and operational model analysis based on Maximum Likelihood identification. Specialized in processing and analysis of large datasets, noisy measurements and flight flutter data. High-spatial resolution modelling for FEM correlation and vibro-acoustics. Modal-based applications such as damage detection, force identification and structural health monitoring.

Who: Designers and constructors in the automotive, aerospace, public transportation, mechanical, civil construction and heavy equipment industry. FEM and software developers.

Recent Projects

Project description:
Machine diagnostics using laser vibrometry, finite element packages and digital image correlation.

Determining material properties using laser vibrometry.

Quality control using laser vibrometry.

Redining design parameters.

For:
Bekaert

Eftec

Jonckheere

Nitto

Philips

Tyco Electronics

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