Handbook for Sound Engineers / Edition 3

Handbook for Sound Engineers / Edition 3

by Glen Ballou
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240807588

ISBN-13: 9780240807584

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers. It is written by many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and image projection; Ken Pohlmann on compact discs and DVDs; David Miles Huber on MIDI; Dr. Eugene Patronis on amplifier design and

Overview

Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers. It is written by many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and image projection; Ken Pohlmann on compact discs and DVDs; David Miles Huber on MIDI; Dr. Eugene Patronis on amplifier design and outdoor sound systems; Bill Whitlock on audio transformers and preamplifiers; Pat Brown on fundamentals and gain structures; Ray Rayburn on virtual systems and digital interfacing; and Dr. Wolfgang Ahnert on computer-aided sound system design and acoustics for concert halls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240807584
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1584
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Trademark Acknowledgmentsxi
Contributorsxiii
Part 1Acoustics
Chapter 1Fundamentals of Audio and Acoustics3
Chapter 2Psychoacoustics23
Chapter 3Acoustical Noise Control41
Chapter 4Acoustical Treatment for Indoor Areas73
Chapter 5Small Room Acoustics89
Chapter 6Acoustics for Auditoriums and Concert Halls109
Chapter 7Stadiums and Outdoor Venues157
Chapter 8Acoustics for Cinemas167
Chapter 9Modeling and Auralization179
Part 2Electronic Components
Chapter 10Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors205
Chapter 11Audio Transformer Basics231
Chapter 12Tubes, Discrete Solid State Devices, and Integrated Circuits267
Chapter 13Heatsinks and Relays303
Chapter 14Transmission Techniques - Wire and Cable321
Chapter 15Transmission Techniques - Fiber Optics353
Part 3Electroacoustic Devices
Chapter 16Microphones389
Chapter 17Loudspeakers489
Chapter 18Loudspeaker Cluster Design537
Part 4Electronic Audio Circuits and Equipment
Chapter 19Power Supplies549
Chapter 20Amplifier Design573
Chapter 21Preamplifiers and Mixers599
Chapter 22Attenuators629
Chapter 23Filters and Equalizers649
Chapter 24Delay673
Chapter 25Consoles and Computers685
Chapter 26VU Meters and Devices859
Part 5Recording and Playback
Chapter 27Analog Disk Playback875
Chapter 28Magnetic Recording and Playback899
Chapter 29MIDI977
Chapter 30Compact Discs, SACD and DVD1017
Part 6Design Applications
Chapter 31DSP Technology1045
Chapter 32Grounding and Interfacing1065
Chapter 33System Gain Structure1103
Chapter 34Sound System Design1115
Chapter 35Computer Aided Sound System Design1215
Chapter 36Designing for Speech Intelligibility1247
Chapter 37In-Ear Monitoring1275
Chapter 38Virtual Systems1293
Chapter 39Digital Audio Interfacing and Networking1315
Chapter 40Message Repeaters1371
Chapter 41Interpretation Systems1381
Chapter 42Assistive Listening Systems1391
Chapter 43Intercoms1405
Chapter 44Image Projection1419
Chapter 45Surround Sound1453
Part 7Measurements
Chapter 46Test and Measurement1463
Chapter 47Fundamentals and Units of Measurement1491
Index1531

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