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Master Handbook of Acoustics By F. Alton Everest

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Intends to apply the principles of acoustics to the audio arts. This book applies the theory to the design of specialized audio spaces such as the home listening room, the control room, and the multi-track-recording studio.

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Master Handbook of Acoustics by F. Alton Everest

The goal of this book is to apply the principles of acoustics to the audio arts. This involves serving as an interpreter of major trends and the literature for students and practitioners in the audio field. Along with covering the more theoretical aspects of acoustics, the book applies the theory to the design of specialized audio spaces such as the home listening room, the control room, and the multi-track-recording studio.

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About F. Alton Everest


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


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 Appendices

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GOR002338657
Master Handbook of Acoustics by F. Alton Everest
F. Alton Everest
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2000-10-01
592
0071360972
9780071360975
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