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Master Handbook of Acoustics

Master Handbook of Acoustics - 4th edition

Master Handbook of Acoustics - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780071360975

ISBN10: 0071360972

Master Handbook of Acoustics by F. Alton Everest - ISBN 9780071360975
Edition: 4TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published:
International: No
Master Handbook of Acoustics by F. Alton Everest - ISBN 9780071360975

ISBN13: 9780071360975

ISBN10: 0071360972

Edition: 4TH 01

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Summary

  • For the audio buff who needs a quick-read education on acoustical concepts and terminology, this not-bi-be-missed, heavily illustrated guide has it all.
  • Reviews acoustical principles and applies the theory to the design of special audio spaces: the home listening room, the control room, and the multi-track recording studio.
  • Features an entire chapter devoted to Acoustical Measurements and Calculations.
  • New coverage sheds light on the many computer programs currently available at both the professional and advanced audio level.

Author Bio

Everest, F. Alton :

F. Alton Everest is a legend in the world of sound. The creator of numerous technical innovations, and the author of scores of books and scholarly papers, he has been a leader in television engineering, sound recording, motion pictures, radio, and multimedia. A co-founder and director of the Science Film Production division of the Moody Institute of Science, he was also a section chief of the Subsea Sound Research section of the University of California. An educator who has taught at several leading institutions, he has consulted on acoustics to numerous industries for nearly 30 years. Having touched many of the technical highlights of the 20th century, he celebrated his 90th birthday in 1999. He and his wife live in Santa Barbara, California.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Sound
2. Sound Levels and the Decibel
3. The Ear and the Perception of Sound
4. Sound Waves in the Free Field
5. Speech, Music, and Noise
6. Analog and Digital Signal Processing
7. Reverberation
8. Control of Interfering Noise
9. Absorption of Sound
10. Reflection of Sound
11. Diffraction of Sound
12. Refraction of Sound
13. Diffusion of Sound
14. The Shroeder Diffusor
15. Modal Resonances in Enclosed Spaces
16. Reflections in Enclosed Spaces
17. Comb-filter Effects
18. Quiet Air for the Studio
19. Acoustics of the Listening Room
20. Acoustics of the Small Recording Studio
21. Acoustics of the Control Room
22. Acoustics for Multi-Track Recording
23. Audio/Video Tech Room for Voice-over Recording
24. Adjustable Acoustics
25. Acoustical Measurements and Calculations

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