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The physics of sound

Author: Richard E Berg; David G Stork
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] was written for an introductory course in acoustics for nonscientists. A background in neither physics nor mathematics above high-school algebra is required ... [The book] present[s] the basic physics essential for virtually all topics throughout the text: simple harmonic motion, wave principles, resonance, standing waves, the overtone series, Fourier synthesis, and spectrum analysis ... [The book]  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Berg; David G Stork
OCLC Number: 60396232
Notes: Originally published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005. 3rd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Single harmonic motion and applications --
Waves and sound --
Standing waves and the overtone series --
Analysis and synthesis of complex waves --
Electronic music and synthesizers --
Human ear and voice --
Sound recording and reproduction --
Room and auditorium acoustics --
Musical temperament and pitch --
Woodwind instruments --
Brass instruments --
Stringed instruments --
Piano --
Percussion instruments --
Appendixes: Elementary music theory; Terms and units; Prefixes with common units --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Richard E. Berg, David G. Stork.

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[This book] was written for an introductory course in acoustics for nonscientists. A background in neither physics nor mathematics above high-school algebra is required ... [The book] present[s] the basic physics essential for virtually all topics throughout the text: simple harmonic motion, wave principles, resonance, standing waves, the overtone series, Fourier synthesis, and spectrum analysis ... [The book] illustrate[s] these principles and [is] of general interest to the musician and nonmusician alike ... [It covers] sound reproduction ... room acoustics ... modern synthesizers ... [and] digital recording technology ... [The book then] treats different aspect[s] of musical acoustics ... [The book also] treat[s] the historical development of instruments, paying particular attention to acoustical developments. [The authors also] relate the physical principles of contemporary instruments to performance technique ...-Pref.

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