Hearing Science / Edition 1

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Overview

This textbook provides a comprehensive presentation of all aspects of hearing science, including acoustics, psychoacoustics, anatomy and physiology, and related topics such as introduction to digital signal processing and instrumentation in hearing science. It is designed to supplement in-class instruction with both remedial and advanced material for students with different academic backgrounds, and is ideally suited for speech pathology and audiology students at the undergraduate and introductory graduate levels.

Online student resources on thePoint will include video demonstrations, a quiz bank, labeling exercises for images in the book, PDFs for selected chapters, Web links, and audio clips. Online instructor resources on thePoint will include PowerPoint slides, a test generator, an image bank, and homework assignments with answers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781780476
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 335
  • Sales rank: 555,389
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Contributors

Reviewers

Part I: FOUNDATION SKILLS
Chapter 1: Mathematics
Chapter 2: Physics

Part II: ACOUSTICS
Chapter 3: Oscillations and Vibrations
Chapter 4: Complex Vibrations and Waveform Analysis
Chapter 5: The Nature of Sound Waves
Chapter 6: Sound Propagation
Chapter 7: The Decibel

Part III: HEARING
Chapter 8: Outer Ear and Middle Ear
Chapter 9: Inner Ear and Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Chapter 10: Central Auditory Nervous System
Chapter 11: Bone Conduction
Chapter 12: Psychoacoustics

Part IV: AUDIO SYSTEMS
Chapter 13: Electricity and Electric Circuits
Chapter 14: Audio Signals and Devices
Chapter 15: Digital Signal Processing

Glossary

References

Additional Help in Basic Mathematics

Index

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