Springer Handbook of Acoustics / Edition 1

Springer Handbook of Acoustics / Edition 1

by Thomas D. Rossing
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387304460

ISBN-13: 9780387304465

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

This is an unparalleled modern handbook reflecting the richly interdisciplinary nature of acoustics edited by an acknowledged master in the field. The handbook reviews the most important areas of the subject, with emphasis on current research. The authors of the various chapters are all experts in their fields. Each chapter is richly illustrated with figures and

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This is an unparalleled modern handbook reflecting the richly interdisciplinary nature of acoustics edited by an acknowledged master in the field. The handbook reviews the most important areas of the subject, with emphasis on current research. The authors of the various chapters are all experts in their fields. Each chapter is richly illustrated with figures and tables. The latest research and applications are incorporated throughout, including computer recognition and synthesis of speech, physiological acoustics, diagnostic imaging and therapeutic applications and acoustical oceanography. An accompanying CD-ROM contains audio and video files.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387304465
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Springer Handbook Of Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
1182
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 7.60(h) x 2.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Manfred R. Schroeder.- Introduction to acoustics.- History of acoustics.- General linear acoustics.- Sound propagation in the atmosphere.- Underwater acoustics.- Physical acoustics.- Thermoacoustics.- Nonlinear acoustics.- Performance and assembly hall acoustics.- Concert hall acoustics - Subjective preference theory.- Building acoustics.- Physiological acoustics.- Psychoacoustics.- Acoustic signal processing.- Musical acoustics.- Speech and singing.- Computer music.- Audio and electroacoustics.- Animal bioacoustics.- Cetacean acoustics.- Medical ultrasound.- Structural acoustics and vibration.- Noise.- Microphones and their calibration.- Sound intensity.- Acoustic holography.- Optical methods for acoustics and vibration.- Modal analysis.- About the Authors.- Subject Index.

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