Videos - Noise, Vibration and Harshness

The automotive diagnostic videos provided here show you what you can do with your Automotive Diagnostics Kit. They are an invaluable training resource and demonstrate how PicoScope and the Automotive Diagnostics Kit can be used to find a variety of vehicle faults.

Noise, Vibration and Harshness

PicoScope NVH episode 1: An introduction

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey explain the theory of Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH), defining NVH and explaining the NVH tools from Pico.

PicoScope NVH episode 2: The theory of NVH

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey explain the theory of Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) and how humans differ in their interpretation of noise and vibration.

PicoScope NVH episode 3: NVH set up

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey explain their approach when dealing with a customer complaint and how to set up the tools and do the tests.

PicoScope NVH episode 4: Working with NVH

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey discuss the road test results end how you can use the tools to analyze the different areas.

PicoScope NVH episode 5: NVH Time Domain

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey discuss typical customer complaints that require a different diagnostic approach, cue "Time Domain".

PicoScope NVH episode 6: NVH noise and sound analysis

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey talk about using the microphone on Channel D in combination with the accelerometer. They cover the importance of where the microphone is placed and how to analyse the result.

PicoScope NVH episode 7: NVH case studies

Presented by Pico Technology: Steve Smith and Frank Massey talk about Frank's case study, the different techniques used and the results.

PicoDiagnostics NVH Kit

Taken from a series on automotive vibration analyzers. In this episode, the PicoScope NVH Analyzer for independent repair shops, tire stores, and automotive dealerships is shown in operation.

3-axis vibration measurement

Steve Smith talks about our NVH kit and completes a 3-axis vibration measurement.

Review of the PicoDiagnostics NVH kit

Scott Brown, President of IATN uses the Pico NVH kit to identify a vibration in a Chevrolet S10.