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June, 2024

Fri07below9:30 am4:30 pmWORKSHOP "NVH innovative methods for Industry 4.0"The topics of NVH experimentation and NVH simulation will be addressed9:30 am - 4:30 pm Via Giuseppe Saragat,1, 44122 Ferrara (FE), Italy Event Organized By: Higher Education School in NVH for Industry 4.0

Details of the event

DATE: June 7, 2024

PLACE: Room 1, Scientific Technological Center of the University of Ferrara

TITLE: “NVH innovative methods for Industry 4.0”

WHAT IT IS: the topics of NVH experimentation and NVH simulation will be addressed with particular reference to:
NVH in the automotive and manufacturing sectors, Vibrational diagnostics and prognostics, Metamaterials for NVH, Instrumentation and experimental methods for NVH measurements, NVH simulation software.

WHO IS IT FOR: the Workshop is aimed at interested students, company employees, PhD students, sector professionals.



9.30-10.00: REGISTRATION

10.00-10.15: Institutional greetings: Emiliano Mucchi (Workshop Coordinator), Giorgio Dalpiaz (MechLav Scientific Manager), Angela Princi (Manager of the Ferrara Technopole)

10.15-10.30: Efficiency maps on electric motors; Marco Ribichini, Samuele Ardizio, (Dewesoft)

10.30-10.45:  Auralization of CAE Simulation Results for Electric Vehicles; Massimiliano Calloni (ESI)

10.45-11.00: The eXecutable Digital Twin: from concept to value creation across the product lifecycle; Emilio Di Lorenzo (Siemens)

11.00-11.15: Digital transformation in measurement: from the sensor to the cloud;  Federico Germano (Kistler)

11.15-11.30: Methodologies and applications of simulation tools for NVH analysis; Daniele Catelani (Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Design & Engineering)

11.30-11.45: End of line quality control of agricultural drivelines by means of advanced signal processing techniques and machine learning based algorithms; Giacomo D'Elia (MechVib Engineering), Simone di Marcoberardino (CNH Industrial)

11.45-12.00: NVH test sensors: ICP® filtered accelerometers and UHT-12™ crystal technology; Giovanni Lanzilotti (PCB)

12.00-12.15: Numerical-experimental characterization of back-vane pressure in vane pumps for automotive applications; Caterina Natali (University of Ferrara), Umberto Stuppioni (ZF)

12.15-12.30: Motion Amplification® for vibration diagnostics, modal analysis and remote controls; Fulvio Mangia (Darkwave Thermo)

12.30-14.00: LUNCH

14.00-14.15:  Dynamic Modeling for Enhanced Acoustic Comfort in Agricultural Machinery: NVH digital twin for Tractor Pump Drive; Francesco Pizzolante (CNH Industrial), Alessandro Artiano (University of Ferrara)

14.15-14.30: Acoustic holography and acoustic aspects of the “Machinery” Directive 2006/42/EC; Enrico Armelloni (AIDA Srl)

14.30-14.45: Smart data evaluation and data collection for conditioning monitoring in industrial process plants; Filippo Ghirardi, Leonardo Maggi (GEA mechanical Equipment SpA), Emanuele Voltolini, Elisabetta Manconi, Andrea Toscani (University of Parma)

14.45-15.00: Influence of bending vibrations of rotating bars on the surface quality of parts machined with CNC lathes; Lorenzo Caselli (University of Bologna)

15.00-15.15: Sound quality and sound design of front-loading washing machines; Nicola Prodi, Jacopo Grassi, Nicola Prodi, Chiara Visentin (University of Ferrara), Davide Bonsi, Tais Cocenza Zacharias, Giancarlo Gerolin, (Electrolux Group)

15.15- 15.30: A new hybrid acquisition system for monitoring and predictive maintenance of industrial plants; Luca Arpa (University of Ferrara), Daniel Pinardi, Andrea Toscani, Elisabetta Manconi, Marco Binelli (University of Parma)

15.30-15.45: Advances in statistical indicators for condition monitoring of machines; Gianluca D'Elia (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)

15.45-16.00: Experimental analysis of the dynamic response in impact benches for automotive locks; Enrico Proner (University of Ferrara), Giacomo Manfredini (Magna Closures)

16.00-16.15:  Sviluppo di un modello elastodinamico per il miglioramento NVH di un motoriduttore per cancello automatico; Giulia Cristofori (Università degli Studi di Ferrara), Gabriele Bedonni (FAAC Technologies)

16.15-16.30: Vibrational qualification test using multi-axial vibrating table; Enrico Proner (University of Ferrara)


Scientific Committee: Emiliano Mucchi, Elisabetta Manconi, Marco Cocconcelli, Antonio Zippo, Marco Troncossi

Organizing committee: Emiliano Mucchi, Angela Princi, Tristana Randi, Irene Landi



Registration is MANDATORY: it is necessary to complete the registration form by May 26, 2024.

Participation in the event is FREE.

The workshop is in Italian. A certificate of participation will be provided to those who request it.


NOTE: Registration is considered confirmed only after receipt of the confirmation email 





(Friday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Scientific Technological Center - University of Ferrara

Via Giuseppe Saragat,1, 44122 Ferrara (FE), Italy

For information

Tel: 3311514400




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Fill in the registration form by May 26, 2024


Higher Education School in NVH for Industry 4.0