9780131457898

The Physics of Sound

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131457898

  • ISBN 10:

    0131457896

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/17/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This book incorporates the developments in digital audio technology, including consumer products, into a firm foundation of the physics of sound. No knowledge of physics, mathematics, or music is required.Includes updated information on musical synthesizers. Provides recent information on the ear, including new advances in cochlear implant technology. Updates material for modern technology, particularly MP3. Features abundant examples, including discussion of demonstration experiments. Includes historical discussion of musical temperaments and instruments. Offers videotapes of musical demonstrations on topics discussed in the book, available from author.A useful reference for musicians or anyone interested in learning more about the physics of music.

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