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Acoustics and Psychoacoustics / Edition 4

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics / Edition 4

by David Howard, Jamie Angus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240521757

ISBN-13: 9780240521756

Pub. Date: 08/27/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics gives you an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave in different spaces whether during a performance or a recording and how they are perceived by performers and listeners.
With their clear and simple style Howard and

Overview

The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics gives you an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave in different spaces whether during a performance or a recording and how they are perceived by performers and listeners.
With their clear and simple style Howard and Angus walk you through the theory- the science of sound engineering and music production, the acoustics of musical instruments, how we hear musical sounds, and the practical- how to apply it to music spaces to create professional sound. Real-world examples and audio clips to work with are provided, providing practical materials to work with.
The new edition uncovers the acoustic application for today's recording industry. The accompanying CD provides audio examples to help readers gain a clear understanding of the many concepts discussed in the book
The website is packed with audio clips, questions and answers, a calculation facility as well as links and resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240521756
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to Sound

Chapter 2: Introduction to Hearing

Chapter 3: Notes and Harmony

Chapter 4: Acoustic Model for Musical Instruments

Chapter 5: Hearing Timbre and Deceiving the Ear

Chapter 6: Hearing Music in Different Environments

Chapter 7: Applications: Acoustics and Psychoacoustics Combined

Appendix 1: The Fourier Transform

Appendix 2: Solving the ERB Equation

Appendix 3: Converting between Frequency Ratios and Cents

Appendix 4: Deriving the Reverberation Time Equation

Appendix 5: Deriving the Reverberation Time Equation for Different Frequencies and Surfaces

Appendix 6: The Effect of Speaker Sixe on its Polar Pattern

Appendix 7: Track Listing for the Audio Compact Disc

Index

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