Publisher : The Korean Society for Noise and Vibration Engineering
DOI : 10.5050/KSNVE.2016.26.2.195
Title & Authors
Implementation of Active Sound Enrichment Control for Improving Engine Sound Quality Inside the Cabin of a Passenger Car Lee, Young-Sup; Kim, Jeakwan; Ryu, Seokhoon; Kim, Seonghyeon; Park, Dong Chul;
In this study, a concept of active sound enrichment (ASE) control system was implemented and demonstrated for improving engine sound quality inside the cabin of a passenger car during acceleration. Unlike the active noise control cancels the noise for disturbance rejection, the ASE adds additional sound to the noise for tracking control. This approach requires a new algorithm to provide additional artificial sound to the original engine sound using active control strategy to achieve a target sound profile, which is predefined to satisfy required interior sound quality. The ASE algorithm was implemented in a digital controller dSPACE DS1401 and real-time control experiment was accomplished in an actual car. The ASE control results show that the actively enriched sound of each engine order against RPM tracks the target profiles precisely and quickly and improves the discontinuity, the level ratios and the sound pressure level of each engine order. Thus it is anticipated the ASE system can be applied for the improvement of the engine sound quality inside the cabin during acceleration.
Active Sound Enrichment;Engine Sound Quality;Target Profile;Active Noise Control;Tracking Control;
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