Diesel Engine Noise Control Web Seminar RePlay

This web seminar provides an in-depth overview of diesel engine noise including combustion and mechanical noise sources. In addition, the instructor will discuss a system approach to automotive integration including combining sub-systems and components to achieve overall vehicle noise and vibration goals.

What Will You Learn

By participating in this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify and analyze commonly occurring diesel engine noise sources
  • Understand how analytical and experimental techniques can be used to solve diesel noise issues
  • Prescribe appropriate noise control analysis and solutions for specific diesel engine NVH issues

Course Information

4.00 Hours
90 Days

Is This Course For You

This course is ideal for those want to understand the root causes of many diesel engine noise issues, and how to use this understanding to better diagnose and control diesel engine-related noises.

Those intending to take this web seminar should have at least a bachelor's degree in engineering, or equivalent, and be familiar with basic engineering mechanics and vibrations.

This course satisfies a requirement in the Diesel Technology Certificate Program.

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Materials Provided

  • 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase)
  • Four hours of instructor-delivered content
  • Course workbook (downloadable, .pdf's)
  • Online learning assessment
  • Instructor follow up to your content questions
  • .4 CEUs*/Certificate of Achievement (upon completion of all course content and a score of 70% or higher on the learning assessment)

*SAE International is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this course.

Course Requirements

  • Windows or macOS
  • Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari (Other OSs and browsers including mobile devices are not supported by may work)
  • Broadband-3Mbps minimum


Session 1
  • The Basics of Diesel Engine Noise
  • Combustion Noise Forcing Functions
  • Combustion Mode Switching
  • Mechanical Forcing Functions in Diesels
  • Separating Combustion and Mechanical Noise Sources
  • Strategies for Reducing Forcing Functions
Session 2
  • Surface Radiated Noise
  • Exterior Covers: Radiated Sound and Simulation Modeling
  • Gear Train Noise Issues and Countermeasures
  • Drive-By Noise Contribution
  • Diesel Engine Design Considerations for Low Noise
  • Application Noise Issues

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