27 April 2022

INAD 2022: April 27, 2022

The 27th edition of “International Noise Awareness Day” has been celebrated on April 27, 2022. All over the world, people, organizations, and governments will commemorate the 27th Annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) on April 27, 2022. The Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) founded this yearly event in 1996 to encourage people to do […]

11 January 2022

Networking activity- structured session on “Tyre/road noise” at INTERNOISE 2022

In view of the congress INTERNOISE 2022, which will be held in August 21–24 2022, at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, U.K., Continental and Université Gustave Eiffel are organizing a structured session on “Tyre/road noise”. Contributions are expected in tyre/road noise like measurements, modelling, standardization, and legislation, both from the tyre and the […]

6 December 2021

LIFE E-VIA : Experimental campaign in Florence (Italy)

After the evaluation of two asphalt mixes on the experimental track of the Campus of Nantes (Université Gustave Eiffel), an asphalt mixture containing crumb rubber from recycled tyres has been implemented in a street of Florence (Via Paisiello), in order to analyse its performance for traffic noise reduction in urban conditions. With the Italian project […]

19 October 2021

Articles published on Italian journals in October 2021

In the context of networking activities of LIFE E-VIA project, on 15 October 2021 a newspaper article was published on Italian journals. LaNazione Firenze: https://life-evia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LA-NAZIONE-FIRENZE_PROGETTO-LIFE-E-VIA.pdf

29 September 2021

Measurements of noise and traffic flows in Via Paisiello

Post-operam measurements of noise and traffic flows in Via Paisiello, the pilot case of the Life E-VIA project, have been completed. The comparison between the measurements taken before and after the laying of the new low-noise asphalt will make it possible to assess the benefit in terms of noise reduction. The asphalt mixture contains crumb […]

31 August 2021

LIFE E-VIA experimental campaign: selection of optimized EV tyres

For the selection of optimized EV tyres Continental Reifen Deutschland delivers carved prototype tyres to Université Gustave Eiffel for testing on the LIFE E-VIA prototypal test surfaces in Nantes: Université Gustave Eiffel performs CPX measurements. These tyres aim at optimizing the balance of exterior noise performance and other tyre performances (e.g. rolling resistance, grip) for EV […]

21 July 2021

Asphalting works in the pilot case in Firenze

Last week, asphalting works were carried out in Via Paisiello, the pilot case of the LIFE E-VIA EUROPEAN PROJECT. The type of asphalt applied was studied in the project and will reduce noise pollution from vehicle traffic.