Acoustic Filter Elements

There are a number of different ways to attenuate the sound waves propagating down a duct (eg air intake, exhaust system) and I thought it would be good to list these different acoustic filter elements, how they work and their effect on the sound waves. Absorptive Duct Absorption within ducts is used to break up … Read more

Exhaust Silencer Design

The exhaust system on an internal combustion engine may be used to reduce noise and/or increase power. A pressure tapping is also used on many exhaust systems to pressurise the fuel tank and hence allow the engine to operate at any attitude. The basic noise reduction properties of an exhaust system are governed by the … Read more