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The science of sound

Author: Thomas D Rossing; F Richard Moore; Paul Wheeler
Publisher: San-Francisco ; Munich : Addison-Wesley, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. ed., [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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The Science of Sound is widely recognized as the leading textbook in the field. It provides an excellent introduction to acoustics for readers without college physics or a strong background in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Rossing; F Richard Moore; Paul Wheeler
ISBN: 0805385657 9780805385656
OCLC Number: 315137122
Description: XVI, 783 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: UPDATED! I. VIBRATIONS, WAVES, AND SOUNDS. 1. What is Sound? 2. Vibrating Systems. 3. Waves. 4. Resonance. II. PERCEPTION AND MEASUREMENT OF SOUND. 5. Hearing. 6. Sound Pressure, Power, and Loudness. 7. Pitch and Timbre. 8. Combination Tones and Harmony. 9. Musical Scales and Temperament. III. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. 10. String Instruments. 11. Brass Instruments. 12. Woodwind Instruments. 13. Percussion Instruments. 14. Keyboard Instruments. IV. THE HUMAN VOICE. 15. Speech Production. 16. Speech Recognition, Analysis, and Synthesis. 17. Singing. REVISED! V. ELECTROACOUSTICS. 18. Electronic Circuits. 19. Loudspeakers. 20. Microphones, Amplifiers, and Tuners. 21. Digital Circuits and Techniques. 22. Sound Recording. REVISED! VI. ROOM ACOUSTICS. 23. Auditorium Acoustics. 24. Electronic Reinforcement of Sound. 25. Small Rooms, Home Listening Rooms and Recording Studios. NEW! VII. ELECTRONIC AND COMPUTER MUSIC. 26. Music Technology and its Origins. 27. Analog Electronic Music. 28. Digital Audio and Processing. 29. Computer Music and Virtual Acoustics. REVISED! VIII. ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND. 30. Noise in the Environment. 31. Effects of Noise on People. 32. Control of Noise.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Rossing ; F. Richard Moore ; Paul A. Wheeler.

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