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The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World
The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World
by Trevor Cox
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A tour of the world's most amazing acoustic phenomena that reveals how sound works in everyday life. Trevor Cox is on a hunt for the sonic wonders of the world. A renowned expert who engineers classrooms and concert halls, Cox has made a career of... (read more)

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Soundscape : Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (94 Edition)
Soundscape : Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (94 Edition)
by R. Murray Schafer
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The soundscape--a term coined by the author--is our sonic environment, the ever-present array of noises with which we all live. Beginning with the primordial sounds of nature, we have experienced an ever-increasing complexity of our sonic surroundings... (read more)

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Science and Music
Science and Music
by James Jeans
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The distinguished physicist describes the scientific principles of musical sound in a precise, non-technical way that will engage both amateur and serious musicians. Topics include development of human hearing, general properties of sound curves... (read more)

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Why You Hear What You Hear : an Experiential Approach To Sound, Music, and Psychoacoustics (12 Edition)
Why You Hear What You Hear : an Experiential Approach To Sound, Music, and Psychoacoustics (12 Edition)
by Eric J. Heller
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"Rich in explanations and do-it-yourself activities, and assuming only a high school background, this is the best text I know on how sound actually works. But what makes this book truly a treasure is the degree to which it is so fully informed by Heller... (read more)

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Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production
Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production
by Timothy A Dittmar
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Audio Engineering 101 is a real world guide for starting out in the recording industry. If you have the dream, the ideas, the music and the creativity but don’t know where to start, then this book is for you! Filled with practical advice on how... (read more)

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Mastering Audio : Art and Science (2ND 08 Edition)
Mastering Audio : Art and Science (2ND 08 Edition)
by Bob Katz
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Written by an award winning, highly respected professional, Mastering Audio gives you a thorough introduction to the unique procedures and technical issues involved in mastering. Suitable for all levels of students and professionals, it is ideal for... (read more)

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind
The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind
by Seth S. Horowitz
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Every day, we are beset by millions of sounds-ambient ones like the rumble of the train and the hum of air conditioner, as well as more pronounced sounds, such as human speech, music, and sirens. How do we know which sounds should startle us, which... (read more)

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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
by David Hendy
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What if history had a sound track? What would it tell us about ourselves? Based on a thirty-part BBC Radio series and podcast, Noise explores the human dramas that have revolved around sound at various points in the last 100,000 years, allowing us to... (read more)

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Musimathics: the Mathematical Foundations of Music (11 Edition)
Musimathics: the Mathematical Foundations of Music (11 Edition)
by Gareth Loy
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"Mathematics can be as effortless as humming a tune, if you know the tune," writes Gareth Loy. In Musimathics, Loy teaches us the tune, providing a friendly and spirited tour of the mathematics of music--a commonsense, self-contained introduction for the... (read more)

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Principles of Vibration and Sound
Principles of Vibration and Sound
by Thomas D. Rossing
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An ideal text for advanced undergraduates, Principles of Vibration and Sound, Second Edition provides the foundations needed to understand the acoustics of rooms and musical instruments, as well as the basics for scientists and engineers interested in... (read more)

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Underwater Acoustic Networking Techniques (Springerbriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Underwater Acoustic Networking Techniques (Springerbriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering)
by Roald Otnes
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This literature study presents an overview of underwater acoustic networking. It provides a background and describes the state of the art of all networking facets that are relevant for underwater applications. This report serves both as an introduction... (read more)

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Computational Atmospheric Acoustics
Computational Atmospheric Acoustics
by Erik M. Salomons
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Noise from cars, trains, and aeroplanes can be heard at large distances from the source. Accurate predictions of the loudness of the noise require accurate computations of sound propagation in the atmosphere. This book describes models that can be used... (read more)

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Perception Based Data Processing in Acou
Perception Based Data Processing in Acou
by Bozena Kostek
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This monograph provides novel insights into cognitive mechanisms underlying the processing of sound and music in different environments. A solid understanding of these mechanisms is vital for numerous technological applications such as for example... (read more)

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Principles of Statistical Radiophysics 3: Elements of Random Fields
Principles of Statistical Radiophysics 3: Elements of Random Fields
by S. M. Rytov
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Principles of Statistical Radiophysics is a four-volume series that introduces the newcomer to the theory of random functions. It aims at providing the background necessary to understand papers and monographs on the subject and to carry out independent... (read more)

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Good Vibrations: the Physics of Music (09 Edition)
Good Vibrations: the Physics of Music (09 Edition)
by Barry Parker
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Why does a harpsichord sound different from a piano? For that matter, why does middle C on a piano differ from middle C on a tuning fork, a trombone, or a flute? Good Vibrations explains in clear, friendly language the out-of-sight physics responsible... (read more)

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Transducers and Arrays for Underwater Sound (Underwater Acoustics)
Transducers and Arrays for Underwater Sound (Underwater Acoustics)
by Charles Sherman
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This book is concerned with the theory, development and design of electroacoustic transducers for underwater applications, and is more comprehensive than any existing book in this field. It includes the basics of the six major types of electroacoustic... (read more)

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Applied Mathematical Sciences #93: Inverse Acoustic and Electromagnetic Scattering Theory
Applied Mathematical Sciences #93: Inverse Acoustic and Electromagnetic Scattering Theory
by David Colton
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The inverse scattering problem is central to many areas of science and technology such as radar and sonar, medical imaging, geophysical exploration and nondestructive testing. This book is devoted to the mathematical and numerical analysis of the inverse... (read more)

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Do It Yourself #4: Experiments with Sound: Explaining Sound
Do It Yourself #4: Experiments with Sound: Explaining Sound
by Chris Oxlade
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This series offers an exciting apporach to understanding and investigation. Each book helps readers conduct their own experiments and activities, and to learn more about the world around them. Each title includes clear instructions and illustrations... (read more)

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Dimension-Based Quality Modeling of Transmitted Speech (T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services)
Dimension-Based Quality Modeling of Transmitted Speech (T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services)
by Marcel Waltermann
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In this book, speech transmission quality is modeled on the basis of perceptual dimensions. The author identifies those dimensions that are relevant for today's public-switched and packet-based telecommunication systems, regarding the complete... (read more)

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Sound for Digital Video - With CD (05 - Old Edition)
Sound for Digital Video - With CD (05 - Old Edition)
by Tomlinson Holman
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The distinguishing feature of many low-budget films and TV shows is often the poor sound quality. Now, filmmakers shooting DV on a limited budget can learn from Tomlinson Holman, a film sound production pioneer, how to make their films sound like fully... (read more)

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