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The Resource Sound engineering explained, Michael Talbot-Smith

Sound engineering explained, Michael Talbot-Smith

Label
Sound engineering explained
Title
Sound engineering explained
Statement of responsibility
Michael Talbot-Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
N$T
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Talbot-Smith, Michael
Dewey number
621.389/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK7881.4
LC item number
.T346 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sound
  • Acoustical engineering
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Acoustical engineering
  • Sound
  • Geluid
  • Geluidsapparatuur
  • Akoestiek
Label
Sound engineering explained, Michael Talbot-Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published as Audio Explained, 1997"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- About this book -- Chapter 1. Sound waves -- Part 1 -- What are sound waves? -- Frequency -- Wavelength -- Amplitude -- The velocity of sound waves -- Velocity, frequency and wavelength -- Sound waves and obstacles -- The bending of sound waves (diffraction) -- Units used in sound -- Sound intensity and the effect of distance -- Decibels -- Part 2 -- The velocity of sound waves -- Units -- Decibels -- Chapter 2. Hearing and the nature of sound -- Part 1 -- The response of the ear -- Loudness. The dB(A) -- Musical pitch -- Musical quality ('timbre') -- The brain's perception of sound -- Part 2 -- Pitch -- Frequency ranges in music -- 'False bass' -- Chapter 3. Basic acoustics -- Part 1 -- Sound isolation -- Internal acoustics -- Part 2 -- Sound isolation -- Sound absorption -- Chapter 4. Microphones -- Part 1 -- Microphone transducers -- Polar responses -- 'Boundary' microphones -- Personal microphones -- Radio microphones ('wireless microphones') -- Part 2 -- Electrostatic microphones -- Production of the different polar responses -- Sensitivities of microphones -- Phantom power -- Balanced wiring -- Radio microphone data -- Chapter 5. Using microphones -- Objectives and problems in recording -- Specific applications of microphones -- Chapter 6. Monitoring -- Part 1 -- Technical monitoring -- Aural monitoring -- Listening tests -- Part 2 -- Reference voltages in audio signals -- PPMs and VU meter readings -- Helmholtz resonators -- Loudspeaker power -- Loudspeaker cables -- Professional and domestic standards -- Chapter 7. Stereo -- Part 1 -- How stereo works -- Methods of producing inter-channel differences -- Terminology -- Stereo listening -- Stereo loudspeaker matching -- Phase -- Part 2 -- Microphone techniques for stereo -- Headphones for stereo monitoring -- Chapter 8. Sound mixers -- Part 1 -- Terminology -- The basic channel -- Important features of any mixer -- Output stage -- Part 2 -- Inputs and connections -- Equalization -- Public Address and Foldback (PA and FB) -- Talkback -- Chapter 9. Controlling levels -- Manual control of levels -- Electronic level control -- Noise gates -- Chapter 10. Digital audio -- Part 1 -- Historical -- Basic principles -- Other applications of digital audio -- MIDI -- Data compression -- Additional terminology -- Part 2 -- Compact discs -- Error correction -- Cleaning CDs -- Cost of CD players -- NICAM -- A little more about error correction -- Chapter 11. Recording -- Part 1 -- Recording devices and systems -- Analogue recording -- The fundamentals of magnetic recording -- Cassette quality -- Noise reduction -- Head and tape cleanliness -- Digital recording -- DAT -- MiniDisc -- Solid state recording -- MP3 -- Part 2
Control code
166267847
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 198 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429483285
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000296
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166267847
Label
Sound engineering explained, Michael Talbot-Smith
Publication
Note
"First published as Audio Explained, 1997"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- About this book -- Chapter 1. Sound waves -- Part 1 -- What are sound waves? -- Frequency -- Wavelength -- Amplitude -- The velocity of sound waves -- Velocity, frequency and wavelength -- Sound waves and obstacles -- The bending of sound waves (diffraction) -- Units used in sound -- Sound intensity and the effect of distance -- Decibels -- Part 2 -- The velocity of sound waves -- Units -- Decibels -- Chapter 2. Hearing and the nature of sound -- Part 1 -- The response of the ear -- Loudness. The dB(A) -- Musical pitch -- Musical quality ('timbre') -- The brain's perception of sound -- Part 2 -- Pitch -- Frequency ranges in music -- 'False bass' -- Chapter 3. Basic acoustics -- Part 1 -- Sound isolation -- Internal acoustics -- Part 2 -- Sound isolation -- Sound absorption -- Chapter 4. Microphones -- Part 1 -- Microphone transducers -- Polar responses -- 'Boundary' microphones -- Personal microphones -- Radio microphones ('wireless microphones') -- Part 2 -- Electrostatic microphones -- Production of the different polar responses -- Sensitivities of microphones -- Phantom power -- Balanced wiring -- Radio microphone data -- Chapter 5. Using microphones -- Objectives and problems in recording -- Specific applications of microphones -- Chapter 6. Monitoring -- Part 1 -- Technical monitoring -- Aural monitoring -- Listening tests -- Part 2 -- Reference voltages in audio signals -- PPMs and VU meter readings -- Helmholtz resonators -- Loudspeaker power -- Loudspeaker cables -- Professional and domestic standards -- Chapter 7. Stereo -- Part 1 -- How stereo works -- Methods of producing inter-channel differences -- Terminology -- Stereo listening -- Stereo loudspeaker matching -- Phase -- Part 2 -- Microphone techniques for stereo -- Headphones for stereo monitoring -- Chapter 8. Sound mixers -- Part 1 -- Terminology -- The basic channel -- Important features of any mixer -- Output stage -- Part 2 -- Inputs and connections -- Equalization -- Public Address and Foldback (PA and FB) -- Talkback -- Chapter 9. Controlling levels -- Manual control of levels -- Electronic level control -- Noise gates -- Chapter 10. Digital audio -- Part 1 -- Historical -- Basic principles -- Other applications of digital audio -- MIDI -- Data compression -- Additional terminology -- Part 2 -- Compact discs -- Error correction -- Cleaning CDs -- Cost of CD players -- NICAM -- A little more about error correction -- Chapter 11. Recording -- Part 1 -- Recording devices and systems -- Analogue recording -- The fundamentals of magnetic recording -- Cassette quality -- Noise reduction -- Head and tape cleanliness -- Digital recording -- DAT -- MiniDisc -- Solid state recording -- MP3 -- Part 2
Control code
166267847
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 198 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429483285
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000296
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166267847

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