Handbook for Sound Engineers / Edition 3

Handbook for Sound Engineers / Edition 3

by Glen Ballou
     
 

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…  See more details below

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

Ch. 1Fundamentals of audio and acoustics3
Ch. 2Psychoacoustics23
Ch. 3Acoustical noise control41
Ch. 4Acoustical treatment for indoor areas73
Ch. 5Small room acoustics89
Ch. 6Acoustics for auditoriums and concert halls109
Ch. 7Stadiums and outdoor venues157
Ch. 8Acoustics for cinemas167
Ch. 9Modeling and auralization179
Ch. 10Resistors, capacitors, and inductors205
Ch. 11Audio transformer basics231
Ch. 12Tubes, discrete solid state devices, and integrated circuits267
Ch. 13Heatsinks and relays303
Ch. 14Transmission techniques - wire and cable321
Ch. 15Transmission techniques - fiber optics353
Ch. 16Microphones389
Ch. 17Loudspeakers489
Ch. 18Loudspeaker cluster design537
Ch. 19Power supplies549
Ch. 20Amplifier design573
Ch. 21Preamplifiers and mixers599
Ch. 22Attenuators629
Ch. 23Filters and equalizers649
Ch. 24Delay673
Ch. 25Consoles and computers685
Ch. 26VU meters and devices859
Ch. 27Analog disk playback875
Ch. 28Magnetic recording and playback899
Ch. 29MIDI977
Ch. 30Compact discs, SACD and DVD1017
Ch. 31DSP technology1045
Ch. 32Grounding and interfacing1065
Ch. 33System gain structure1103
Ch. 34Sound system design1115
Ch. 35Computer aided sound system design1215
Ch. 36Designing for speech intelligibility1247
Ch. 37In-ear monitoring1275
Ch. 38Virtual systems1293
Ch. 39Digital audio interfacing and networking1315
Ch. 40Message repeaters1371
Ch. 41Interpretation systems1381
Ch. 42Assistive listening systems1391
Ch. 43Intercoms1405
Ch. 44Image projection1419
Ch. 45Surround sound1453
Ch. 46Test and measurement1463
Ch. 47Fundamentals and units of measurement1491

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