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June, 2023

thu22below(Jun 22)9:00 amFri23(Jun 23)5:00 pmWORKSHOP "NVH innovative methods for Industry 4.0"The topics of NVH experimentation and NVH simulation will be addressed9:00am - 5:00pm (23) Parco Area delle Scienze, 69/A, 43124 Parma PR Event Organized By: Higher Education School in NVH for Industry 4.0

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Details of the event

DATE: 22 and 23 June 2023

PLACE: University of Parma, Engineering Teaching Site, Parco Area delle Scienze, 59, 43124 Parma PR 

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 automotive, Prognostics and vibration diagnostics, Dynamics of gear transmissions, NVH of industrial machinery, Multibody dynamics, Metamaterials for NVH, Instrumentation for NVH measurements, NVH simulation software, NVH experimental methods.

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



Workshop 06/22/2023:

9.30-10.00 Registration; welcome coffee

10.00 Welcome and introduction to the workshop, Elisabetta Manconi – University of Parma, Emiliano Mucchi – University of Ferrara

10.20-12.20 Plenary session

10.20 Monitoring and diagnostics of mechatronic systems, Marco Cocconcelli, Gianluca D'Elia, Fabio Immovilli - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

11.40 am Procedures for vibration qualification: Test Tailoring and Mission Synthesis, Marco Troncossi, University of Bologna

12.20 Lunch with exhibitors

13.45-16.15 Technical sessions

13.45 Numerical-experimental analysis of the contact condition in vane pumps for automotive applications, Caterina Natali, University of Ferrara, Umberto Stuppioni, ZF

14.05 Distributed acoustic monitoring system for industrial and environmental applications, Enrico Armelloni, AIDA Srl

14.25 Piezoelectric technology for dynamic and "almost static" measurements, Francesco Caraglia, Kistler

14.45 NVH test sensors: ICP® filtered accelerometers and UHT-12™ crystal technology, Davide Recalcati, PCB piezotronics 

15.05 Sustainability and quality: how to get the perfect mix, Annachiara Tonelli, GEA Mechanical Equipment SpA

15.25 End of line quality control of agricultural drivelines by means of advanced signal processing techniques and machine learning based algorithms, E. Soave, MechVib Engineering, S. Di Marcoberardino, CNH Industrial

15.45 Torsional monitoring of shaft lines: comparison of direct and indirect methods, Lorenzo Mosenich, Easting

16.30 Departure with private shuttle to visit Dallara (Varano De Melegari) + aperitif (


Workshop 06/23/2023:

9.30-11.30 Plenary sessions

9.30 Metamaterials for NVH applications: dissipation engineering by metadamping. Elisabetta Manconi, University of Parma, Mahmoud I. Hussein, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

10.10 Dynamic modeling of gears for automotive transmissions, Mattia Battarra, University of Ferrara

10.50: Simulation tools for NVH analysis: methodologies, processes, applications, Daniele Catelani, Hexagon

11.30 Coffee break

12.00-13.20 Technical sessions

12.00 Non-linear shock and vibration isolators, Gianluca Gatti, University of Calabria

12.20 3D printed elastomeric lattice structures for vibration mitigation, Emiliano Rustighi, UniTN

12.40 Reducing the vibrations of pumps and compressors, with 0D/1D system simulation, Riccardo Ciavarrini, BSIM Engineering

13.00 Simulation of Electric Vehicle Component Encapsulation Using a Coupled Finite Element (FEM) – Poroelastic Element (PEM) – Boundary Element (BEM) Approach, Massimiliano Calloni, ESI Italia Srl

13.20-14.30 Lunch with exhibitors

14.30 Numerical-experimental analysis of pasta drying systems, Luca Alberghini, FAVA, Enrico Proner, University of Ferrara

14.50 Correlations between electrical and vibro-acoustic phenomena in latest generation vehicles, Gabriele Ribichini, CEO – Dewesoft Italia, Samuele Ardizio, Sales Manager – Dewesoft Italia, Valentina Tollerini, Vibration Specialist – Dewesoft Italia 

15.10 NVH problems in volumetric pumps for industrial applications, Mattia Battarra, University of Ferrara, Fausto Mora, HP Hydraulic

15.30 Improvement of NVH performance of Soft Close actuators for automotive applications, Caterina Natali, University of Ferrara, Giacomo Manfredini, Magna Closures

15.50 Structural dynamics: methods of measurement and analysis Testing and correlation/updating of the Simulation model, Simone Geroso, Siemens Digital Industries Software

16.10 Lumped parameter modeling of gear transmissions of agricultural tractors for NVH improvement, Cristofori Giulia, University of Ferrara, Francesco Pizzolante, CNHi 

16.30 End of event



Registration is MANDATORY: it is necessary to fill in the request using the format below by 30 May 2023.

The workshop is CLOSED, based on the capacity of the conference room.

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 from

Opportunity to stay for free at a partner hotel.




22 (Thursday) 9:00 am - 23 (Friday) 5:00 pm

For information

Tel: 349 8789978





Higher Education School in NVH for Industry 4.0