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Audio Engineer's Reference Book.

Author: Michael Talbot-Smith
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Audio Engineer's Reference Book is an authoritative volume on all aspects of audio engineering and technology including basic mathematics and formulae, acoustics and psychoacoustics, microphones, loudspeakers and studio installations. The content is concise and accurate, providing quick and easy access to everything you will need to know, from basic formulae to practical explanations and operational  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Talbot-Smith, Michael.
Audio Engineer's Reference Book.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Talbot-Smith
ISBN: 9781136119743 1136119744
OCLC Number: 830504817
Description: 1 online resource (673 pages)
Contents: Cover; Audio Engineer's Reference Book; Copyright; Contents; Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; Contributors; 1 Basic principles; 1.1 Mathematics, formulae and equations; 1.2 Units used in audio engineering; 1.3 The physics of sound waves; 1.4 The hearing process; 1.5 Perceptual audio coding; 1.6 Noise measurement; 1.7 Electromechanical analogies; 1.8 Introduction to digital audio; 2 Acoustics and acoustic devices; 2.1 Room acoustics; 2.2 Sound isolation and noise control; 2.3 Microphones; 2.4 Loudspeakers and headphones; 2.5 Stereo; 2.6 Microphones for stereo. 2.7 Analogue sound mixing equipment2.8 Power amplifiers, control units and preamplifiers; 2.9 Limiters and compressors; 3 Recording and reproduction; 3.1 Analogue tape recording; 3.2 Noise reduction systems; 3.3 Compact disc; 3.4 Digital audio tape; 3.5 Audio editing; 3.6 Audio measurements and test equipment; 4 Digital equipment; 4.1 Artificial reverberation devices; 4.2 Digital mixing and filtering; 4.3 Midi; 5 Studios and their facilities; 5.1 Radio studio facilities; 5.2 Facilities required in recording studios; 5.3 Facilities required in television sound control rooms. 5.4 Studio installations for local radio5.5 Outside broadcast and mobile equipment and operations; 5.6 The tapeless studio; 5.7 Studio air-conditioning systems; 6 Distribution of audio signals; 6.1 Telephony; 6.2 Telephony transmission systems; 6.3 Radio propagation; 6.4 Transmission developments: Nicam and Rds; 6.5 Digital audio interfacing, synchronization and networks; 7 Miscellaneous topics; 7.1 Ultrasonics; 7.2 International standards for sound systems and equipment; 7.3 Digital time signals; 7.4 Health and safety; 7.5 Portable appliance testing; Index.

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Provides a reference on the aspects of audio engineering and technology including basic mathematics and formulae, acoustics and psychoacoustics, microphones, loudspeakers and studio installations.  Read more...

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