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Acoustics, Noise and Vibrations (NOVIA)



Establish in 2015, NOVIA is one of the research group under Department of Engineering Mechanics at UTHM, Batu Pahat, Johor. The NOVIA has established expertise, equipment and laboratory facilities to conduct research and consultation in noise and vibration problems for industry as well as the public sector.

Our vision is to be industry preferred partner for center of expertise in sound and vibration measurement, analysis and assessment with the associated measurement equipment to contribute towards the international research arena.


Reseach Area

  1. Vibroacoustics
  2. Computational Vibration
  3. Mechanical vibration
  4. Enviromental Noise
  5. HAV and WBV
  6. Building Acoustics


Applied Mechanic Research Cluster

Equipment & Services

  1. Expertise / Consultancy

    1. Vibroacoustics

    Greentech Malaysia Sdn Bhd – Green pass Assessment

    1. Noise Exposure Monitoring

    Inovar Industries Sdn. Bhd. – Fibre board manufacturing plant

    MMC Tepat Teknik Sdn. Bhd. – An oil & gas workshop factory

    Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd. – Navy ship fabricating plant

    Sovex System Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of telescopic conveyer

    Panasonic System Network Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of electronic product

    Frontken (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of oil & gas parts

    BURNMARK Industries Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer parts for automotive

    1. Environmental Noise

    SCOMI Rail Bhd. – Noise for KL Monorail

    1. Hand Arm Vibration & Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessment

    PROPEL Bhd. – PLUS highway maintenance services

    UEM Sunrise Bhd. – Building developer

    NIOSH Malaysia – Collaboration research for Ergonomic Excellent Centre

    Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) – Vibration analysis of CANTAS

    Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) – Vibration risk on held held power tools

    1. Building Acoustics

    Jurutera Perundingan FRM Sdn. Bhd. – Acoustic panel services

    Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) – Noise level at examination hall

    1. Infrared Thermography

    Perintis Kembara Sdn Bhd – MBSB buiding maintenance services

    TNB distribution – Collaboration study at PMU

    DB Power Ent – Electrical and wiring contractor

  1. Infrared camera
  2. Sound level meter
  3. Impedance tube
  4. Vibration analyzer
  5. Laser vibrometer
  6. Human vibration
  7. Ultrasound detector
  8. Vibration shaker
  9. Noise dosimeter
  10. Sound booth
  11. Audiometer
  12. Vibration meter
  13. Data logger
  14. Sound analyzer
  15. Oscilloscope
  16. Scope meter

Contact Person

Head of Novia
Department of Engineering Mechanics
Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, 

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