Audio Engineering: Know It All

Audio Engineering: Know It All

by Douglas Self, Don Davis, John Watkinson, Ian Sinclair
     
 

ISBN-10: 185617526X

ISBN-13: 9781856175265

Pub. Date: 09/26/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!

Audio engineers need to master a wide area of topics in order to excel. The Audio Engineering Know

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Overview

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!

Audio engineers need to master a wide area of topics in order to excel. The Audio Engineering Know It All covers every angle, including digital signal processing, power supply design, microphone and loudspeaker technology as well as audio compression.

• A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors
• Includes such topics as fundamentals, compression, and test and measurement
• The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856175265
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/26/2008
Series:
Newnes Know It All Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
936
Sales rank:
610,997
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Fundamentals of Sound

Chapter 1 Audio Principles
Chapter 2. Measurement
Chapter 3 Acoustic Environment

II. Audio Electronics

Chapter 4 Components
Chapter 5 Power supply design

III Preamplifiers and Amplifiers

Chapter 6 Introduction to Audio Amplification
CHAPTER 7 Preamplifiers and input signals
Chapter 8 Interfacing and processing
Chapter 9 Audio amplifiers
Chapter 10 Audio amplifier
Chapter 11. Valve (tube-based) amplifiers
Chapter 12 Negative feedback
Chapter 13 Noise and grounding

Part IV Digital Audio

Chapter 14 Digital audio fundamentals
Chapter 15 Representation of Audio Signals
Chapter 16.Compact disc
Chapter 17 Digital audio recording basics
Chapter 18 Digital audio interfaces
Chapter 19 Data compression
Chapter 20 Digital audio production
Chapter 21 Other Digital Audio Devices

V. Microphone and Loudspeaker Technology
Chapter 22 Microphone technology
Chapter 23 Loudspeakers
Chapter 24 Loudspeaker enclosures
Chapter 25 Headphones

Part VI. Sound Reproduction Systems

Chapter 26 Tape Recording
Chapter 27 Recording consoles
Chapter 28 Video synchronization
Chapter 29 Room acoustics

Part VII Audio Test and Measurement

CHAPTER 30 Fundamentals and instruments

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