By Douglas Self, Richard Brice, Ben Duncan, John Linsley Hood, Ian Sinclair, Andrew Singmin, Don Davis, Eugene Patronis, John Watkinson
The Newnes comprehend it All sequence takes the easiest of what our authors have written to create hard-working table references that might be an engineer's first port of demand key info, layout concepts and principles of thumb. assured to not assemble dirt on a shelf!
I: basics of Sound
Chapter 1. Audio rules
Chapter 2. dimension
Chapter three. Acoustic atmosphere
II: Audio Electronics
Chapter four. elements
Chapter five. energy offer layout
III: Preamplifiers and Amplifiers
Chapter 6. advent to Audio Amplification
Chapter 7. Preamplifiers and enter signs
Chapter eight. Interfacing and processing
Chapter nine. Audio amplifiers
Chapter 10. Audio amplifier
Chapter eleven. Valve (tube-based) amplifiers
Chapter 12. detrimental suggestions
Chapter thirteen. Noise and grounding
IV: electronic Audio
Chapter 14. electronic audio basics
Chapter 15. illustration of Audio signs
Chapter sixteen. Compact disc
Chapter 17. electronic audio recording fundamentals
Chapter 18. electronic audio interfaces
Chapter 19. info compression
Chapter 20. electronic audio construction
Chapter 21. different electronic Audio units
V: Microphone and Loudspeaker Technology
Chapter 22. Microphone expertise
Chapter 23. Loudspeakers
Chapter 24. Loudspeaker enclosures
Chapter 25. Headphones
VI: Sound copy Systems
Chapter 26. Tape Recording
Chapter 27. Recording consoles
Chapter 28. Video synchronization
Chapter 29. Room acoustics
VII: Audio attempt and Measurement
Chapter 30. basics and instruments
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