Differences between SoundPLAN and SoundPLAN essential

 

 

SoundPlan SoundPlan essential

Modular software

yes

no

Unlimited Geo-Files and Situations

yes

no

Interface to DXF, Shape File for building the model

yes

yes

Import of coordinates and attributes

yes

no

Filtering model elevation data at import and afterwards

yes

no

Road noise, railway noise, industry noise, noise from parking lots

yes

yes

Industrial buildings with automatic generation of the sources from the noise levels inside

yes

no

Single frequencies, octave bands, third octave bands for industrial noise

yes

yes

Time history for the sources hour by hour

yes

no

2D Directivity, 2D rotational directivity, 3D directivity

yes

no

Library for sources

yes

yes: new

Library for transmission, reflection properties

yes

no

High level of data editing functions

yes

no

High performance Dynamic Search calculation core

yes

yes

Calculations multi threaded for multi core CPU

yes

yes

Calculate noise maps on multiple PCs - Distributed Computing available

yes

no

Calculations in spreadsheet format, logbook etc

yes

no

Wall Design optimization of noise protection walls available

yes

no

Single Receiver calculations

yes

yes

Facade Noise Maps

yes

no

Grid Noise Maps

yes

yes

Triangulated Meshed Noise Map

yes

no

Cross Sectional Noise Map

yes

no

Indoor Factory Noise Modeling

yes

no

Building Acoustics Outside

yes

yes: new

Spread sheet with formula interpretor

yes

no

Documentation of noise sources in tabular format

yes

yes

Documentation of results in tabular format

yes

yes

Noise contour maps with free selection of scales, colors etc

yes

yes

Configuration of the drawing properties of objects (roads, buildings, scales..)

yes

yes

Arithmetic with noise maps (differences, difference to noise limits etc)

yes

no

Cartography enhancements for the graphics (own patterns, multiple plots..)

yes

no

3D solid view of the model while generating the model

yes

yes

3D model output, animations, Max-level train animation

yes

no

Optimization of industrial sources with an Expert System

yes

no

Aircraft Noise

yes

no

Air pollution modeling

yes

no