Testing of impact on humans and environment

This type of tests measures railway vehicle parameters impacting humans. They include noise, lighting and vibration tests.

Test portfolio: 

  • Noise measurement according to TSI Noise, TSI LOC&PAS and ČSN EN ISO 3381, ČSN EN 15461, ČSN EN 15610, ČSN EN ISO 3095 standards
  • Measurement of interior noise in the driver’s cab and in the passenger area
  • Exterior noise measurement
  • Infrasound measurement
  • Measurement of noise measurement test track section parameters (acoustic roughness measurement)
  • Measurement of rolling stock interior and exterior lighting according to ČSN EN 13272
  • Measurement of vibrations affecting passengers 
  • Measurement of vibrations in the driver’s cab 
  • Measurement of overall vibrations affecting humans and hands in the driver’s cab and at passenger seats according to ČSN ISO 2631, ČSN EN ISO 5349


Technical equipment:

  • Brüel & Kjær based measurement technology 
  • Up to 12 channels can be measured simultaneously
  • Noise measurement section having parameters in accordance with TSI NOI


Reference projects:

  • Siemens: passenger coaches
  • Stadler: passenger coaches, electric power units
  • Bombardier: Traxx locomotives
  • ŽOS Vrútky: units, passenger coaches
  • ŽOS Trnava: passenger coaches
  • CZ Loko: diesel locomotives 
  • Tatravagonka: freight wagons
  • Greenbrier: freight wagons
  • DPOV: passenger coaches
  • CAF: diesel and electric power units
  • PESA: diesel units

 

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