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The audio dictionary

Author: Glenn D White; Gary J Louie
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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"The Audio Dictionary is a comprehensive resource of contemporary as well as historical, obsolete, and obscure terms relating to diverse aspects of audio - film and TV sound, recording, Hi-Fi, and acoustics. The Third Edition includes: four hundred new entries, such as AAC (advanced audio coding), lip synch, metadata, MP3, and satellite radio; every term from previous editions has been reconsidered and often  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn D White; Gary J Louie
ISBN: 0295984988 9780295984988
OCLC Number: 57352697
Description: xii, 504 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The audio dictionary --
The art and science of good acoustics --
Some frequently used symbols and units --
How to subdue a hi-fi salesperson --
Good acoustics in small rooms and auditoria --
Some notes on audio measurements --
The balanced line --
Some notes on digital audio --
Musical scales and the tuning of musical instruments --
Some notes on the history of high fidelity --
Some notes on decimal and binary arithmetic as used in computer terminology --
Some notes on impedance and frequency response.
Responsibility: Glenn D. White and Gary J. Louie.
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A handy little book that serious audio engineers should have around. * Pro Audio Review * It is rare to find a reference book that you do not want to stop reading, but The Audio Dictionary fits that Read more...

 
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