The vibroacoustic behavior of a set of prototype loudspeakers below 1 kHz was studied in detail by comparing measurements and element model simulations. Sound fields were measured using a microphone array of electret capsules designed for the purpose and vibrations using a laser vibrometer and accelerometers. Simulations were carried out using analytical, finite- and boundary-element methods, and finite-difference methods. The enclosure conditions were varied from a fixed wall case buried in sand to a free-standing empty box and a freestanding damped box. The applicability of each modeling technique is discussed.
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Journal of the Audio Engineering Society|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
|MoE publication type||A1 Journal article-refereed|
Karjalainen, M., Ikonen, V., Antsalo, P., Maijala, P., Savioja, L., Suutala, A., & Pohjolainen, S. (2001). Comparison of numerical simulation models and measured low-frequency behavior of loudspeaker enclosures. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 49(12), 1148-1166.