Welcome to our collection of noise & vibration videos. Browse our tutorials, examples and demonstrations of noise & vibration measurement and analysis. 

Featured Noise & Vibration Videos

How To Measure Noise & Vibration In Rotating Machines

A brief overview of how noise & vibration in rotating machines can be measured, analyzed and displayed.

Hammer Impact Testing

A tutorial on how to use Prosig's Hammer Impact Test software to perform structural tests.

Building a model of an internal combustion engine

A timelapse movie of the building our new test/training/demonstrator model. A Haynes model of a petrol engine.

How To Calibrate An Microphone

Calibrating a microphone using the DATS Data Acquisition software. A simple, but often misunderstood process.

Full List of Videos

DATS Analysis

PRSG001 An Introduction To DATS V7 Worksheets

PRSG002 A Simple Analysis (Part 1)

PRSG003 A Simple Analysis (Part 2)

PRSG004 A Simple Analysis (Part 3)

PRSG005 Graph scaling controls

PRSG006 Changing signal units & independent variable

PRSG007 Adding a DATS graph to a Powerpoint slideshow

PRSG008 Prosig software in action at SAE NVH Conference 2011

PRSG009 Using the Global Variable Viewer

PRSG011 Waterfall analysis and order tracking

PRSG012 Export dB data to Excel

PRSG013 Using “Standard” and “Advanced” Analysis Interfaces

PRSG014 Selectively analysing signals using Source DPU tick boxes

PRSG015 Using the Global Variable Viewer

PRSG016 A Simple Capture, Analyze and Report (Part 1)

PRSG017 A Simple Capture, Analyze and Report (Part 2)

PRSG018 A Simple Capture, Analyze and Report (Part 3)

PRSG019 A Simple Capture, Analyze and Report (Part 4)

PRSG020 Counting Threshold Crossing Events

PRSG021 Calculating Sound Quality Metrics

PRSG022 Calculating Sound Quality Metrics over speed ranges

PRSG023 Sound Quality Audio Replay software

PRSG024 How To Analyze Noise & Vibration From Rotating Machinery – Part 1

PRSG025 How To Analyze Noise & Vibration From Rotating Machinery – Part 2

PRSG026 How To Analyze Noise & Vibration From Rotating Machinery – Part 3

PRSG027 How To Analyze Noise & Vibration From Rotating Machinery (Complete)

PRSG028 How To Transpose 3-D Graphs

PRSG029 Displaying 3-D views using a linear, log & dB scale

PRSG030 Extracting order traces & creating waterfall plots

PRSG031 Building a model of an Internal Combustion Engine

PRSG032 Engine Model Running

PRSG033 Brake Runout & DTV Measurement

PRSG034 Engine model – running up, running down & overclocking

PRSG035 Hammer Impact Testing

PRSG036 Hammer Testing: Nodes, components & structures in modal hammer testing

PRSG037 Hammer Testing: Storing FRFs, coherence & time histories

PRSG038 Using reference cursors to measure data

DATS Data Capture

PRSG401 Live GPS data capture view of P8000 system

PRSG402 Creating Your First Acquisition Setup

PRSG403 Using the Auto Gain Function

PRSG404 Trigger capture on levels in frequency band

PRSG405 Capturing high speed (events) and low speed (logging) data

PRSG406 Configuring a PROLOG system

PRSG407 Loading a setup onto a PROLOG system

PRSG408 PROLOG Client Data Capture

PRSG409 Setting up an alternative PROLOG IP address

PRSG410 Prosig hardware and software in action at SAE NVH Conference 2011

PRSG411 Setting up and Using Thermocouples

PRSG412 Multi Sample Rates & Triggered Data Capture

PRSG413 How To Calibrate A Microphone

PRSG414 How To Calibrate An Accelerometer

PRSG415 Setting up a P8000 system to capture CAN-bus data

DATS Structural Animation / Modal Analysis / ODS

PRSG501 Animated sound pressure map of V8 engine manifold

PRSG502 Modal Analysis / ODS animation of flat bed truck

PRSG503 Modal analysis / ODS of Formula Ford racing car exhaust manifold

PRSG504 Modal animation / ODS of 7-seater MPV

PRSG505 Modal analysis / ODS animation of a metal bracket

Install & Setup

PRSG101 Setup – Choosing between Standard and Advanced interfaces