By Leo L. Beranek,Tim Mellow
Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducers is a completely up to date model of Leo Beranek's vintage 1954 e-book that keeps and expands at the original's designated acoustical basics whereas including functional formulation and simulation tools.
Serving either as a textual content for college students in engineering departments and as a reference for practising engineers, this booklet specializes in electroacoustics, studying the habit of transducers simply by electro-mechano-acoustical circuits. Assuming wisdom of electric circuit thought, it starts off by means of guiding readers throughout the fundamentals of sound fields, the legislation governing sound new release, radiation, and propagation, and basic terminology. It then strikes directly to examine:
- Microphones (electrostatic and electromagnetic), electrodynamic loudspeakers, earphones, and horns
- Loudspeaker enclosures, baffles, and waveguides
- Miniature functions (e.g., MEMS in I-Pods and cellphones)
- Sound in enclosures of all sizes, resembling study rooms, workplaces, auditoriums, and residing rooms
Numerical examples and precis charts are given through the textual content to make the cloth simply acceptable to sensible layout. it's a necessary source for experimenters, acoustical experts, and to people who count on being engineering designers of audio equipment.
- An replace for the electronic age of Leo Beranek's vintage 1954 booklet Acoustics
- Provides specific acoustic basics, allowing greater realizing of complicated layout parameters, dimension equipment, and data
- Extensive appendices hide frequency-response shapes for loudspeakers, mathematical formulation, and conversion factors
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Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducers by Leo L. Beranek,Tim Mellow