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Author Archives: Lara Marsh

Fun Stuff Friday: Whirlyball!

Fun Stuff Friday: Whirlyball!

Happy Friday everyone! If you needed any further proof that engineers know how to have fun, I cite for you our company outing to play – wait for it – whirlyball! Whatyball? Whirlyball. (Don’t worry, I hadn’t heard of it either.) It’s part bumper cars, part jai alai, part basketball. Imagine driving a bumper car… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

An automotive OEM contracted Signal.X to create custom acquisition and analysis software to process very low level audio signals emanating from the clockspring mechanism in a steering wheel. The testers will become the master certification rig for prospective suppliers. To learn about other projects from the Signal.X Project Portfolio, click here. If you have any… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Signal.X worked with a leading vehicle interior systems supplier to investigate production line metrics which were objective indicators of undesirable audio phenomena such as buzz, rattle impulsiveness, harmonics, surging, etc. To read Signal.X General Manager Mike Albright’s SAE technical paper, “A Pragmatic Approach to Production NVH Test of Seat Adjusters,” click here. To read Signal.X’s… Continue Reading

Product Spotlight: Scout

Product Spotlight: Scout

Looking for a TDMS file viewer and editor? Look no further! Scout is an easy-to-use tool for viewing Technical Data Management Streaming (TDMS) data files and editing property values. View channel data in either graphical or tabular form and create and interact with cursors for basic math functions and filtering. You can use Scout to… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Working for a large diesel engine manufacturer, Signal.X was asked to produce an estimate of combustion induced noise and vibration. The technique employed is based on the principals of multiple input-multiple output signal analysis and requires a large array based measurement of cylinder pressure, vibration and optionally, sound. Read the related SAE article by Signal.X… Continue Reading

Engineers' Corner

The Signal.X Blog

Author Archives: Lara Marsh

Fun Stuff Friday: Whirlyball!

Fun Stuff Friday: Whirlyball!

Happy Friday everyone! If you needed any further proof that engineers know how to have fun, I cite for you our company outing to play – wait for it – whirlyball! Whatyball? Whirlyball. (Don’t worry, I hadn’t heard of it either.) It’s part bumper cars, part jai alai, part basketball. Imagine driving a bumper car… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

An automotive OEM contracted Signal.X to create custom acquisition and analysis software to process very low level audio signals emanating from the clockspring mechanism in a steering wheel. The testers will become the master certification rig for prospective suppliers. To learn about other projects from the Signal.X Project Portfolio, click here. If you have any… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Signal.X worked with a leading vehicle interior systems supplier to investigate production line metrics which were objective indicators of undesirable audio phenomena such as buzz, rattle impulsiveness, harmonics, surging, etc. To read Signal.X General Manager Mike Albright’s SAE technical paper, “A Pragmatic Approach to Production NVH Test of Seat Adjusters,” click here. To read Signal.X’s… Continue Reading

Product Spotlight: Scout

Product Spotlight: Scout

Looking for a TDMS file viewer and editor? Look no further! Scout is an easy-to-use tool for viewing Technical Data Management Streaming (TDMS) data files and editing property values. View channel data in either graphical or tabular form and create and interact with cursors for basic math functions and filtering. You can use Scout to… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Working for a large diesel engine manufacturer, Signal.X was asked to produce an estimate of combustion induced noise and vibration. The technique employed is based on the principals of multiple input-multiple output signal analysis and requires a large array based measurement of cylinder pressure, vibration and optionally, sound. Read the related SAE article by Signal.X… Continue Reading

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