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1 ISVR, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON ASSOC1AZIONE TECNICA DaLAUTOMOBILE SEZIONE EMILIA-ROMAGNA UNIVERSITA Dl BOLOGNA 2nd International Conference VEHICLE COMFORT ERGONOMIC, VIBRATIONAL, NOISE AND THERMAL ASPECTS With the patronage of: TECHNICAL PAPERS Vol. 1 TECHNISCHE INFORMATIONSBiBLIOTHEK UN1VERSITATS3I3UOTHEK HANNOVER OCTOBER 14-16, 1992 UB/TIB Hannover PALAZZO DELLA CULTURA E DEI CONGRESSI BOLOGNA (ITALY)

2 V QMENIS This publication includes the papers presented which texts were received for printing. K.2 M. FANTINI, R. PIATTI, E. SPADA - I.DE.A. Institute - Moncalieri (Italy) Design for comfort: ergonomic and quality considerations K.4 C. VIPIANA - Iveco - Torino (Italy) The problems of truck compartment Session 1 Ergonomics p. 1 p. 25 ERGOKMCC ASSETS 1.1 M.J. GRIFFIN - ISVR, University of Southampton (United Kingdom) Hunan response to vehicle ride 1.2 G. CORTM - Universita di Milano (Italy) B. ROSSI - Istituto Superiore di Educazione Fisica - Roma (Italy) P. M3GN0NI, F. SAIBENE, P. SP/OGIARI - CNR/lstituto di Tecnologie Biomediche Avanzate - Milano (Italy) W. BRU3NOTTI - Citroen Italia - Milano (Italy) The measurement of the physical and mental fatigue due to the car driving 1-3 C. TKDNCHEflO, M. CATAIDO - OASIS - Lecce (Italy) II caso dell'abitacolo delle macchine movimento terra 1.5 L. BANDINI BUTT, L. BONAPACE - Societa di Ergonomia Applicata - Milano (Italy) Ergonomic analysis of vehicles and prototypes under real driving conditions 1.6 E. ANSEtMETTI, E. FUBIMI - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) L. BANDINI BUTI - Societa di Ergonomia Applicata - Milano (Italy) The approach for developing the design of information systems with nultifinctional commands 1.7 U. UMAN, D. WEGENER, H. GRAI-MES - Bayer - Leverkusen (Germany) Lew staining foams in instilment panels 1.8 M. BUSCTMA, G. MASSINI - SEMEICN - Roma (Italy) Gesturing test: a model of qualitative ergonomics P. 35 p. 45 P- 59 P- 73 p. 81 p. 87 p. 99

3 VI 1.9 E. FUECNI, C. MESTURINO - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) Computational methods for evaluating automobile packaging 1.10 M. MASAII, C. MASQK), C. LOVISETTO, M. MTCHELEITC, M. MONTCNARO - Universita di Torino (Italy) C. PIERLORENZI, A. MTLLEVOLTE - Centro Sperimentale di Design - Ancona (Italy) G. RICCIO - Universita di Napoli (Italy) A survey on anthropometric characteristics of Italian population aimed at an ergonomic design p. Ill P- 131 Session 2 fethodcoogy and noddling VIBRATIONAI, AND NOISE ASPECTS 2.1 N. IALOR, G. SITMPSON - ISVR, University of Southampton (United Kingdom) FEM + SEA + optimisation = low noise 2.2 P.E. GEEK, D. TAO - Ford Motor - Dearborn (USA) Body structures noise 4 vibration design guidance 2.3 J.L. MIGEOT, P. GUISSET - Numerical Integration Technologies - Leuven (Belgiun) S. SARTT - Engin Soft Trading - Bergamo (Italy) Using SKSNOISE for solving practical car acoustics problem 2.6 W. LAtCER - MIS Systems - Minneapolis (USA) C. ROSSI - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) Simulator for vibration tests on vehicles 2.7 K.A. HUSSAIN - Motor Industry Research Association - Nuneaton (United Kingdom) K.S. FEAT - Loughborough University of Technology (United Kingdom) Faster frequency respoase calculation by an improved boundary element formulation 2.8 L. MDW - Becchis Osiride - Torino (Italy) L.G. IIANG - Harbin Institute of Technology (China) L. GARIBALDI - Politecnico di Torino (Italy) The estimation of damping material loss factor in the oberst beam test 2.9 G. BIDINI, C.N. GRDWLDI, M. MONTERIJBBIANESI - Universita di Perugia (Italy) A design tool for car and motorcycle mufflers 2.10 L. CMESA, M. MANTOVANI, G. SCHELUNO, G. TONIATO - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) Study of the volime acoustic field containing acoustic materials 2.11 M.G. DrTTRICH, M.H.A. JANSSENS - TNO Institute of Applied Physics - Delft (The Netherlands) A fast statistical computational method for assessing the sound transfer of plate-like vehicle components p. 143 p. 161 p. 171 p. 181 p. 187 P- 197 p. 207 p. 217 P- 235

4 VII 2.12 P. CARACINI - Automotive Products Italia - Moie di Maiolati Spontini (Italy) Driveline analysis Session 3 Provisional and experimental methods p. 245 THEfWAL ASPECTS 3.K M. PALAZZETTI - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) A few notes about vehicle climatization problem 3.1 Q. CHEN - Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) A.J. DALHUDSEN - TNO Institute of Applied Fhysics - Delft (The Netherlands) A design tool for optimal thermal comfort and air quality in a passenger's car 3.2 M.R. HELLER - ASIMuTH - Munchen (Germany) A.J. BAKER - Computational Mechanics Corp. - Kncxville (USA) ARINS - a Reynolds solver for thermal comfort simulation in automotive applications 3.3 C. DELIA ROLLE, E. FUBINI, I. MENICAII - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) Improved test methodologies on motor-vehicle thermal comfort from the user's standpoint 3.4 I. HOLMER, H. NLLSSON - National Institute of Occupational Health - Solna (Sweden) M. 33K, A. BROWEN, 0. NOREN - Swedish Institute of Agricultural Engineering - Uppsala (Sweden) Evaluation of thermal environment in automotive vehicles 3.5 I. MATSUI - Ninon University - Chiba (Japan) On the contact thermal sensation of materials 3-6 G. PAChTAUDI, A. ALAUZET, V. BLANCHEr - INRETS/LE300 - Bron (France). Subjective evaluation of thermal comfort in light automotive vehicles in warm and cold seasons 3.7 K.C. PARSONS - Loughborough University of Technology (United Kingiom) A thermal model of the car driver 3.8 L. MASSARELLI, R. SAMPAOLESI - Societa Italiana Vetro - San Salvo (Italy) F. TAMANTI - Istituto Giordano - Bellaria (Italy) Evaluation of thermal vehicle comfort under static and dynamic conditions 3.9 J. TEMflNJ - Volkswagen - Wolfsburg (Germany) Assessment of the suimer suitability of car seats 3.10 B.W. OLESEN - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg (USA) Evaluation of thermal comfort in vehicles during transient and steady state conditions p. 251 p. 261 p. 271 p. 281 p. 295 P- 303 P- 313 P- 323 p. 333 p. 349 P- 359

5 VIII 3-11 F. GRIVEL, C. HERWttNN, V. CANDAS - CNRS/INRS - Strasbourg (France) F.R. D'AMBRDSIO - Universita di Napoli (Italy) Thermal comfort analysis: subjective data collection, methodology and reference condition 3.12 H. REDHARDT, M. SCHUSTER - Carl Freudenberg - Weinheim (Germany) Initial experience with electret ndcrofibre air filters in vehicle ventilation systems 3.13 G. LOZZA - Universita di Pavia (Italy) Heat transfer enhancement in advanced automotive air-conditioning heat exchangers 3.14 P. KADLE - General Motors Luxembourg Operations - Bascharage (G.D. Luxembourg) Simultaneous use of HVAC/engine cooling simulation and wind tunnel testing to optimize development testing 3.16 A. CENEDESE, G. DOGIIA, D. PrETROGIACOMI, G.P. H3MAN0 - Universita La Sapienza Roma (Italy) C. DELIA ROLLE, A. MAESTRELLO - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) Velocity measurements outside a car vent using image analysis technique 3.17 A. CCCCHI - Universita di Bologna (Italy) Thermal comfort and air pollution inside vehicles 3.18 L. ANDREONE, G. BURZIO, S. DAMIANI - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) C. DELIA ROLLE, G. ROMITELLI - Fiat Auto - Torino (Italy) Automatic measurement of defrosting/defogging process 3-19 M. PALAZZETn - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) The man-environment model: the concept of robust thermal comfort and its measurement 3.20 J. DAUVERGNE - Valeo Thermique Habitacle - La Verriere (France) The thermal comfort of electric vehicles p. 371 p. 383 p. 393 p. 403 p. 413 p. 423 p. 427 p. 437 p Session 4 Experimental techniques VHRATIONAL AND NOISE ASSETS 4-1 C.R. JENKINS - Motor Industry Research Association - Nuneaton (United Kingdom) Practical problems associated with the acquisition of real data when identifying and quantifying structure-borne noise transmission paths 4.2 R. BONINI, S. POTECOHI - CNR/lstituto per la Meccanizzazione Agricola - Torino (Italy) Noise identification in agricultural tractors using acoustical intensimetry 4-3 D. DE VIS, W. HENDRICX, P.J.G. VAN DER LINDEN - IMS International - Leuven (Belgian) Development and integration of an advanced unified approach to structure borne noise analysis P- 445 p. 4S

6 IX 4-4 L.G. UAN3 - Harbin Institute of Technology (China) L. MDIA - Becchis Osiride - Torino (Italy) L. GARIBALDI," M. PASTORDO - Politecnico di Torino (Italy) A procedure for evaluating loss factor of damping layers by using the method of reduced variables on flexural specimens 4.5 J.W. VERHEIJ - TNO Institute of Applied Physics - Delft (The Netherlands) Experijnental procedures for quantifying sound paths to the interior of road vehicles 4.8 H. SraNBIGHLER, J. EN3ELSBERGER, R. HUBER, H. KLDCELE, S. LELDENBACH - Labor Dr. Steinbichler - Neubeuem (Germany) Optical measurements for vibration analysis and noise reduction Misurazioni ottiche per l'analisi delle vibrazioni e la riduzione della rumorosita 4-9 F. GIUIIANO, A. UCO - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) Experijnental assessment of ride comfort: a statistical approach P- 475' p. 483 p. 493 P- 935 Session 5 Vehicle vibrations and contribution of materials VIBRATTONAL AND NOISE ASPECTS 5.1 C. PROLBCHEUER, P. HENRICHS - Bayer - Leverkusen (Germany) Advances in microcellular polyurethane elastomers for automotive suspension systems 5.2 A. GUCCIARDINO, G. GIGLIO - Corpo Tecnico E.I. - Rona (Italy) L. CANNONE, A. FEDBRICI - Corpo di Sanita E.I. - Roma (Italy) Noise and vibrations in the ergonomic evaluations of the military vehicles 5-3 D. NESA, H. GHESQUTERE - Renault - Rueil Malmaison (France) Better characterization of soundproofing materials: an important stage for improved car comfort and design 5.4 F.C. TINTI - Unikeller Italiana - Desio (Italy) Passive sound insulation package experimental development on medium truck diesel engine based on sound intensity measurement technique 5-5 P- GANSENj M. HERIWANN - Bayer - Leverkusen (Germany) PUR-flexible foam for sound absorption in automobiles 5.6 L. VEEH - Dow Europe - TSgervilen (Switzerland) Light weight polyurethane foam and septum for enhanced noise reduction in automotive interior trim 5-7 E.J. VHKA, F.D. GRAZIANO - Material Sciences - Elk Grove Village (USA) A. WLMR - Thyssen Stahl - Duisburg (Germany) Multilayer composites - materials for vibration and noise reduction 5.8 H. MUELLER - Bayer - Leverkusen (Germany) Reinforced rigid polyurethanes for use in automotive engineering P- 515 P- 525 P- 545 p. 555 p. 565 p. 575 P- 585 P- 597

7 X 5-9 T. BORCHERT - Textar - Leverkusen (Germany) Material behaviour of disc brake pads 5.10 M. DE GIORGI, R. BOOS - Sika - Zurich (Switzerland) Damping properties of materials accessible to automatic processing p. 613 p. 637 Session 6 Internal excitations VIBRATIONAL AND NOISE ASPECTS 6.1 D. ANDERTON - ISVR, University of Southampton (United Kingdom) Trends in I.C. engine noise generation and its effect on vehicle noise 6.3 H. MAKI - Toyota Motor - Aichi (Japan) A study on structural vibration of transmission in front-engine front-drive vehicles (FF) 6.4 G. SCHEUINO - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) C. VIPIANA - Iveco - Torino (Italy) P. GUISSET - Numerical Integration Technologies - Leuven (Belgium) S. SARTI - Engin Soft Trading - Bergamo (Italy) Study of a structural acoustic interaction in an air intake system for commercial vehicle 6.5 A. ONORATI, G.C. FERRARI - Politecnico di Milano (Italy) Computer modelling and experimental tests on engine silencers 6.6 J.G. IH - KAIST - Taejon (Korea) M.S. K0N3 - Kia Motor - Kyungki-do (Korea) Acoustic performance of concentric throughflow nuffler element incorporating two perforated pipes 6.7 A. CEVOLINI - Geotech - Modern (Italy) A. LOREA - Centro Ricerche Fiat - Orbassano (Italy) G. ROSATI - F.lli Rosati - Leini (Italy) Low noise - high efficiency fans with swordlike blades for engine cooling of an agricultural tractor 6.8 H. OKAMURA, T. SHIKASAWA, K. NAKAHARA, Y. CHDCATANI - Mitsubishi Motors - Tokyo (Japan) Study on reduction of power train bending vibration in commercial vehicles 6.9 D. BINELLO - United Technologies Gate - AstL (Italy) Sportelli pilotati per l'aria di raffreddamento per in ndglior 'confort' dell'abitacolo p. 643 P- 659 p. 669 p. 679 P. 693 P- 703 P- 715 P- 725

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