Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Edition

Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Edition Author F. Alton Everest
ISBN-10 0071841040
ISBN-13 9780071841047
Year 2014-12-08
Pages 640
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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The most complete and current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices Design and construct audiophile quality sonic environments of all sizes from home theaters and project studios to large scale recording studios Thoroughly revised to include new acoustical design techniques Master Handbook of Acoustics Sixth Edition explains the art and science of room acoustics and architecture by combining theoretical instruction with matter of fact engineering advice Written by renowned experts in the field and refined through several editions this fully updated classic describes the fundamentals of acoustical properties as well as the latest solutions to acoustical problems Throughout this authoritative text provides clear explanations describes hands on techniques and features numerous room designs that can be built as presented or adapted to your particular needs Understand how sound waves travel in free fields and in enclosed spaces Learn how human sound perception and psychoacoustics affect room design Calculate and predict reflections reverberation times and room modes Perform acoustical measurements and site surveys and choose construction materials Design build and install treatment modules to optimize early reflections reverberation and diffusion Design and build home theaters home studios control rooms recording studios and other acoustically sensitive spaces Reduce HVAC noise levels and achieve excellent sound isolation with proven wall window and door designs Understand the acoustics of auditoriums and concert halls Utilize the supplied cost effective plans and specifications for a variety of recording and listening rooms

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