ANC-System Design Methodology

  • Thomas KletschkowskiEmail author
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 56)


Because an ANC-system consists of a basic system (the air filled enclosure) with integrated sensors such as microphones and actuators such as loudspeakers that are driven by a controller, it is obvious that the development will result in a system with a high level of complexity. For this reason the development cannot take place separately in the domains involved. In fact, a successful development process requires a guideline for cross-domain communication and cooperation between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology to obtain a common conception of the future ANC-system that is optimized overall. For these reasons the upcoming chapter presents a design methodology for ANC-systems. This methodology is derived from the more general design methodology for mechatronic systems (VDI 2206) that has been converted and concretized in order to provide a guideline for ANC-system design. It is based on five overlapping design steps. Every design step requires the handling of specific design tasks. Successful processing of these design tasks enables successful completion of design steps. This is expressed by an increase of system maturity. The latter is assessed using a number of nine different maturity levels. This chapter is focused on theoretical aspects. The application of the proposed design methodology to specific interior noise problems using the ANC-system design tools that have been discussed in the previous chapter is shown in the next part of this book.


Operational Environment Design Task Maturity Level Design Step Successful Demonstration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, MechatronicsHelmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces HamburgHamburgGermany

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