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A new 3D finite element model of the IEC 60318-1 artificial ear
Año:2008
Áreas de investigación
  • Electrónica
Datos
Descripción
The artificial ear specified in IEC 60318-1 is used for the measurement of headphones and has been designed to present an acoustic load equivalent to that of normal human ears. In this respect it is specified in terms of an acoustical impedance, and modelled by a lumped parameter approach. However, this has some inherent frequency limitations and becomes less valid as the acoustic wavelength approaches the characteristic dimensions within the device. In addition, when sound propagates through structures such as narrow tubes, annular slits or over sharp corners, noticeable thermal and viscous effects take place causing further departure from the lumped parameter model. A new numerical model has therefore been developed, which gives proper consideration to the aforementioned effects. Both kinds of losses can be simulated by means of the LMS Virtual Lab acoustic software which facilitates finite and boundary element modelling of the whole artificial ear. A full 3D model of the artificial ear has therefore been developed based on key dimensional data found in IEC 60318-1. The model has been used to calculate the acoustical impedance, and the results compared with the corresponding data determined from the lumped parameter model. The numerical simulation of the artificial ear has been shown to provide realistic results, and is a powerful tool for developing a detailed understanding of the device. It is also proving valuable in the revision of IEC 60318-1 that is currently in progress.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
METROLOGIA
ISSN
0026-1394
Factor de impacto JCR
1,667
Información de impacto
Volumen
45
DOI
10.1088/0026-1394/45/4/011
Número de revista
4
Desde la página
448
Hasta la página
458
Mes
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Participantes
  • Autor: RICHARD BARHAM (Colaborador)
  • Autor: Mariano Ruiz Gonzalez (UPM)
  • Autor: Guillermo de Arcas Castro (UPM)
  • Autor: AGUSTÍN BRAVO (Colaborador)
  • Autor: Manuel Recuero Lopez (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Manuel Lopez Navarro (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Investigación en Instrumentación y Acústica Aplicada (I2A2)
  • Departamento: Sistemas Electrónicos y de Control
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Mecánica y de Fabricación
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